Tag Archives: Mark

Lectionary sermon for 18 November 2018 on Mark 13: 1-8

A few years back I recall a TV interview with a man who had survived 11 lightning strikes and lived to tell the tale. The lightning victim’s explanation was that God must therefore have some special purpose for him. I … Continue reading

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Sermon for 9 September 2018 on Mark 7 24-30

Jesus Called Her A Dog! I guess to some extent we are all prisoners of our genetic make-up and governed by community mores. The evolutionary scientists point to the selected characteristics which make us seek our support from those who … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for December 10 2017 (2B) on Mark 1, 1-8, Isaiah 40 1-11

We live in a world where papering over the cracks has been elevated to an art form. Far from self assessment, getting ready for Christmas has come to mean responding to advertising, putting up shiny decorations, twinkling lights and listening … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 19 April 2015, Easter 3 Year B on Luke 24: 36 – 48

A Selfie Wont Quite Do It I guess we have all noted the current craze for selfie pictures. For the serious addict, the must-have accessory is the selfie stick, whereby the aspiring star of every photo can have themselves in … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for Year B, Epiphany 3, 25 January 2015 based on Mark 1: 14 – 20

Called to Fish For those who stress how dependent Christians should be on Jesus, it may be timely to remind ourselves that Jesus is not recorded as being a one man band. As Mark recorded it, Jesus never set out … Continue reading

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