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August 12 2018 Trinity 12 – God is Love


1John 2:7-17. In this section of the letter John develops his argument from the perspective of Love. In this section he tackles two important aspects, love within the community and love towards the world. He argues that it is only agape love that will direct our love aright and help us to understand therefore who […]

Trinity 7 July 15 2018


This weeks sermon reminds us of the need to Eulogise God and to give thanks for him. We are able to do that in our service of Holy Communion. What we do should not be seen as a chore, or even be done by rote, but out of thankful hearts to God for the blessings […]

Sunday 22nd April Easter 3 New Day New Tasks in John


The Easter Story as told by John is about the new creation. Chapter 20 is the culmination of the Gospel, the dawning of the new creation in the world. Chapter 21 is the new tasks that we as part of that new creation are called to participate in by following Jesus even though we know […]

8th April 2018 Easter 1 Mark’s Empty Tomb


The Empty Tomb stories of the four Gospels are very strange, yet give us some fascinating insights in our being the people of God and people of the Resurrection. Mark’s account is one of fear and trembling, and gives us a wide open opportunity for interpretation about what it means to be resurrection people.

Easter Day. Jesus calls us to follow him


In the Resurrection stories one of the clear messages is that Jesus is not in the tomb. He has left the land of the dead for the land of the living. He is gone ahead of the disciples and he calls us to follow him where he has gone before.