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Lectionary Sermon for 19 May 2019 (Easter 5 ) on John 13: 31-35

ARE WE HAPPY JUST WATCHING? I have a confession to make. When it comes to sport I prefer to be numbered among the spectators. When it comes to the really big games like the Rugby World Cup I am more … Continue reading

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Invited Sermon by Richard Small on Luke 4:14-21: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31

Ka mua, ka muri… think….adjusting the rear vision mirror. For most of us the holiday season is long gone. We are back into the familiar grind at home, school (particularly stationary lists and uniforms for some of us) and here … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 4 November 2018 on Mark 12: 28 – 34

The Love Puzzle: When we look at the almost world wide universal lack of welcome for refugees from war zones – or the reluctance on the part of the peoples of the world to work for a fair distribution of … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 27 November 2016 , (Advent 1 A) based on Matthew 24: 36-44

Jesus Alongside If you want to encounter some seriously nutty responses to today’s gospel simply recall the dire warnings in the false and failed predictions by the host of self appointed doomsayers over the centuries since the time of Christ. Because today’s passage … Continue reading

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