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Lectionary Sermon for 21 February 2016 (Lent 2) on Luke 13: 31 – 35

Let’s see. Here we have the living example of wisdom and kindness, Jesus, going around helping the poor and the rejected and sick and the lame and the blind. Why did he annoy the establishment? Despite his good deeds we … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for Year b 7 June 2015 on Mark 3 : 20 – 35

  JESUS AND THE FAMILY So was Jesus anti-family? The crowd was gathered around him, he was preaching to them and some came to him with a message, your brothers and mother are outside and they wish to see you. … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 4 December 2016 ( Advent 2 Year A ) on Matthew 3:1-12

Baptism, Then and Now In the modern world, the rite of Baptism must seem strange and archaic to those with no familiarity with its history and meaning. Indeed, when we move from whatever form of baptism we are familiar with … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 8 September 2013 (Year C) Luke 14:25-33

The Other Side of the Ledger The catch with following through the lectionary each week, is that despite a certain amount of judicious censorship to keep us from meeting some truly appalling texts, every now and again the lectionary writers … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for Year b 10 June 2012 on Mark 3 : 20 – 35

JESUS AND THE FAMILY So was Jesus anti-family? The crowd was gathered around him, he was preaching to them and some came to him with a message, your brothers and mother are outside and they wish to see you. And … Continue reading

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Putting Faith Into Praxis

Theologians seem drawn to impressive sounding trendy buzz words making what they philosophise about sound modern, learned and somewhat inaccessible. However despite the assault on common sense encountered through the maze of opaque jargon generated in what a few years … Continue reading

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