October 24  2021  Pentecost 22   Hebrews 7:23-28

October 24 2021 Pentecost 22 Hebrews 7:23-28

I’m pretty certain that Martin Luther didn’t realise that tacking up those 95 theses of his on to the big doors of the college church in Wittenburg would one day result in the streetscapes of the many country towns I have driven through over the years. Before Luther...
October 17  2021  Pentecost 21   Mark 10:35-45

October 17 2021 Pentecost 21 Mark 10:35-45

I was really hoping for a Melbourne Demons vs Brisbane Lions Grand Final! And it almost happened! But not quite. On the 4th September in the semi-final, the Western Bulldogs beat the Brisbane Lions by one point. So close…. yet so far!!   Anyway, I guess I should...
October 10 2021   Pentecost 20   Hebrews 4:12-16

October 10 2021 Pentecost 20 Hebrews 4:12-16

Tonight I am preparing for our church’s Blessing of the Animals service which we are holding on the 10th October. My mind is all about the furry, feathered and finned creatures with whom we share our precious earthly space. I turned to the Hebrews reading, and, not...
September 26 2021      Pentecost 18      James 5:13-20

September 26 2021 Pentecost 18 James 5:13-20

What a stimulating exercise it has been to dive into the book of James! What delight and joy! He’s so encouraging and so clear about the essentials of Christian living no matter what the circumstances we find ourselves in.  Is any among you in trouble? Surely...