About Ian Ferguson

Ian is the Minister of the Word at Brunswick Uniting Church

Defiant Hope

Easter hope after Christchurch. A reflection on Luke 24:1-12. I show a number of videos in this reflection: The haka outside the Al Noor Mosque (Tenei Te Ruru begins at 00:47) - I play three excerpts of this through the reflection 1973 All Blacks haka contrasted with the 2015 All Blacks haka Jacinda Ardern's speech [...]

By |2019-04-23T00:12:08+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to love your enemies.

A reflection on the Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do to you." Luke 6:27-38 I refer to this episode of Background Briefing (in particular the last 5 minutes), and this ABC news article.

By |2019-02-26T00:23:26+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments

Into the Abyss

Jesus said, "Put out into the deep water and let down your net for a catch." According to Jesus, the deep, the abyss, is not a place to escape from through faith. It is a place in which God meets us. Are you willing to go there? A reflection on Luke 5:1-11 [...]

By |2019-02-12T03:25:28+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments