About Ian Ferguson

Ian is the Minister of the Word at Brunswick Uniting Church

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

Losing My Religion

Losing my religion, and the conversion therapy report – by Anthony Hinds, 3 February 2019 The other day I threw out my Bible. Into the rubbish bin. It was a special edition published by Youth With A Mission, with sidenotes and biographies promoting YWAM teachings. Had it not been so, it might have escaped its [...]

By |2019-02-06T23:55:28+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, LGBTQ+, Our Stories|1 Comment

Pondering a New Year

What sort of questions might guide us into the new year? Mary can help. A reflection focussing on Mary's experience of Christmas Luke 1:28-33, 2:17-19, 41-52 This podcast summarised in these news stories (one & two) made me think of Mary.

By |2018-12-30T22:53:39+00:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments