About Ian Ferguson

Ian is the Minister of the Word at Brunswick Uniting Church

Knowing Jesus

John 1:26 "Among you stands one whom you do not know." Coming to know Jesus is a lifelong project. What do we really know about Jesus and how do we know it? And what if we think we know him and are wrong, what if we are locked into a particular way of knowing and [...]

By | 2017-12-19T04:26:15+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments

What is the Bible for?

A reflection on Mark 1:1 The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. What is the bible for? What authority does it have in the modern world? Mark calls his book "The Beginning" - how are we to understand this when reading it today? [...]

By | 2017-12-12T01:02:48+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments

Beginning or End?

An Advent reflection inspired by the film Arrival. In the season of Advent we begin with the end. Why? Is there anything helpful for us in this tradition when it comes to holding our own beginnings and endings?

By | 2017-12-05T01:27:19+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Positions Available

Brunswick Uniting is an outward looking Christian community in the heart of Melbourne’s inner north. We strive to be an inclusive community, ever growing in faith, and working for justice, peace and reconciliation. We are looking to fill three roles in our ministry team: Children and Families Worker, Youth Worker and Student Support Worker. [...]

By | 2018-02-23T04:17:27+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Ministry Stories, Olive Press|0 Comments

Hitchhiking and Pastoral Care

Reflections on the ministries of Hospitality, Compassion and Community Building. The Brunswick Uniting Church has a threefold vision for Pastoral Care. We believe that a pastorally sensitive community provides safe places to explore, question, and doubt, [it] provides a theology of journey rather than arrival (Pastoral Care vision document 2014 p.7). This reflection explores what this might [...]

By | 2017-11-15T04:06:20+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments