9 October 2022    Pentecost 18       Psalm 66:1-12

9 October 2022 Pentecost 18 Psalm 66:1-12

Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise. Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! Because of your great power, your enemies cringe before you.  All the earth worships you; they sing praises to you, sing...
2 October 2022      Pentecost 17         Luke 17:5-6

2 October 2022 Pentecost 17 Luke 17:5-6

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.  Luke 17:5-6. Having the faith of a mustard seed...
25 Sept 2022   Pentecost 16   Luke 16: 19-31

25 Sept 2022 Pentecost 16 Luke 16: 19-31

The Love of Money… As I read this week’s Gospel- the parable of the rich man and Lazarus- I was beginning to wonder if there really IS a theme developing in our lectionary readings in recent weeks: of justice for the poor and vulnerable, and warning to the rich...
Sept 18th 2022  Pentecost 15    1 Tim 2:1-2

Sept 18th 2022 Pentecost 15 1 Tim 2:1-2

Movement in high places. It’s been a few months now since the federal election, and the swearing in of our new government. Already, there have been various stories in the media criticising various things that the Prime Minister has done (I seem to recall the nickname...
4 Sept 2022  Pentecost 13    Jeremiah 18:1-11

4 Sept 2022 Pentecost 13 Jeremiah 18:1-11

Can anything good come out of this mess? A few years ago, I had a bit of an adventure. One Sunday after church, my car windscreen cracked. It was a very impressive crack, almost a foot long, and I decided that I needed to get it fixed ASAP. After contacting my...