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Lectionary Sermon for May 5 2019 (Easter 3) on John 21: 1-19

A corny story currently doing the rounds goes something like this. Three animals, two dogs and a cat, arrived one day at the Pearly Gates. God himself was sitting on a throne at the entrance. “Well my son”, He said … Continue reading

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A Lectionary Sermon for 7 October 2018 on Mark Ch 10 : 2 – 16

Divorce in the First Century One of the most thoughtless and hard hearted ways to use scriptures is to take verses away from their context and use the words as proof texts to judge others. Unfortunately there is no shortage … Continue reading

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Israel Folau and Judgement Day

I can’t help feeling that when rugby player Israel Folau was outed for representing an outdated form of religious bigotry he should not have had to shoulder the entire blame for the teaching he has been encouraged to follow. I … Continue reading

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