Understanding and the Trinity

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Understanding and the Trinity, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Trinity Sunday 22 May, 2016. The Reading was John 16:12-15. Trinity? Today in the life of the Church is what is called, Trinity Sunday. It’s a day where we… Continue reading Understanding and the Trinity

Be part of God’s Family

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Be part of God’s Family, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday 14 February, 2016. The Reading was Romans 10:8b-13. Beard, Mates, Family You may notice something is a little bit different about me today. That something appears to be… Continue reading Be part of God’s Family

Prayer for Asylum Seekers

In Australia, Asylum Seekers has been a major, divisive issue for a long time. Just recently, following a High Court appeal, Churches around Australia are offering sancturary to Asylum Seekers living in the community, offering them protection from being deported to the regional processing centres in Nauru and Manus Island (Papua New Guinea). In response,… Continue reading Prayer for Asylum Seekers

God’s Busy Love

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, God’s busy love, was given at The Salvation Army Rochester on Sunday 31 January, 2016. The Reading was 1 Corinthians 13. Words for Snow, Words for Love Did you know that it is said that the Inuit people, or Eskimo as they’re… Continue reading God’s Busy Love

The Christ Crowd

I want you to think back to your high school days. That might be easier for some, or harder. It might bring back pleasant memories, or painful ones. But we all know that in high school, there was generally two groups. There may have been lots of different groups, but in general, they broke down… Continue reading The Christ Crowd

There is nothing you can do that will stop God from loving you

I believe we all know that I am a bit of a geek… and a geek who loves Star Trek. So I hope you’ll forgive me when I say I’d like to show you a clip from Star Trek. Let me set the scene. Khan has set off the Genesis machine, after a battle with… Continue reading There is nothing you can do that will stop God from loving you

Creation Stories

In the beginning… In the beginning, God… In the beginning, God created… it’s such an Iconic opening sentence, and it holds so much power and understanding for us. And depending on how you want to break it up the first few words can put a whole difference spin on the creation story. In the Beginning,… Continue reading Creation Stories

Called to be Holy

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, Called to be Holy, was given at The Salvation Army Devonport on Sunday 15 June, 2014. The Reading was Matthew 28:16-20.  Have you ever felt that you were too small to really make a difference? Thinking, “this town is too big… Continue reading Called to be Holy

The Best Gift of all time

As has been my tradition, every sermon that I preach will be posted here. This sermon, The Best Gift of all time, was given at The Salvation Army Devonport on Sunday 8 June, 2014, Pentecost Sunday. The Reading was Acts 2:1-21.  What was the best gift that you’ve ever been given? Think back over all your birthdays,… Continue reading The Best Gift of all time

Schrödinger’s Faith

This is a sermon I gave at Mooney Valley Salvation Army on Sunday 5 August, 2012, on the text from Colossians 3:4.  We’re going to continue looking at Colossians, and today we’re looking at chapter 3:4 which says, “When Christ who is your life is revealed, then you also will be revealed with him in… Continue reading Schrödinger’s Faith