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Smashing Idols

What are the idols that get between us and God? And if we smash those idols with the hammer of active prayerful faith, letting go of the easy answers, false hopes, and brittle certainties of idolatry, what are we left with? A reflection on Exodus 32  

By | 2017-10-17T06:21:16+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments

Psalm 19

“May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer.” How do we speak truthfully of God? How do we respond to the invitation to listen for the truth of God with hearts as open for that truth as we [...]

By | 2017-10-08T06:11:58+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The best possible version of ourselves

Over the last few years, many words have been written – and many dollars made –  encouraging us to become “the best possible version” of ourselves.  What does this best possible version look like, and how do we attain that heady goal?  Are there 25 steps to get there or only one?  Paul’s letter [...]

By | 2017-09-11T09:36:25+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 3rd September

Prayer Points Ministry Team Church Council Carlynne – MoW candidate Olive Way program Pastoral Care Committee Justice & Mission Committee Sunday Morning Program Roster participants Non-Violent Direct Action FUNdraising Committee Presbytery of Port Philip West Creatures of the land Presbytery Prayer Points Glenroy Pascoe Vale (Kent Rd) Pascoe Vale South Rev Rina Lyndon Ng [...]

By | 2017-08-31T10:08:53+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 13 August 2017

Prayer Points Ministry Team Culture of Safety program Moderator Stewart Lodge & residents Worship Committee Finance Committee YUCY & YUCY-OG Compassion Ministry D&E programs Synod of VicTas Creatures of the sea     BUC News The worship committee will be hosting the first Pageant Planning meeting for this year’s pageant after worship [...]

By | 2017-08-10T05:01:49+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments