About Ian Ferguson

Ian is the Minister of the Word at Brunswick Uniting Church

YES or NO?

A reflection on the YES and the NO of gospel liberation. Jesus visits two synagogues in the Gospel of Luke. In one he announces that he has come to liberate the oppressed (Luke 4:16-30), in the second he does just that (Luke 13:10-17). I quote from this podcast episode "God and the Gays" by Phoebe [...]

By |2019-08-29T22:06:28+00:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments

Peace or Division?

A reflection on Luke 12:49-56 Jesus is stressing out – what are we to make of his anxiety and how might it help us face the stresses within us and in the world around us?

By |2019-08-20T07:17:38+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments

Baptism, Identity, Temptation and Star Wars

A reflection on Baptism and Identity focussing on Jesus' baptism in Luke 3:21-22 and Rey in Star Wars - The Last Jedi. What makes you who you are? Is it your parents, your relationships, your family, your work, your personality, your loves, your joys, your fears, your successes, your disappointments, your strengths, your vulnerabilities? [...]

By |2019-07-23T04:35:06+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Sermon, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being a Good Samaritan

A reflection on Luke 10:25-37 I refer to the Ear Hustle Podcast in particular the following two episodes: Season 1 episode 10 Getting a Date Season 2 episode 12 Dirty Water [warning: this episode contains graphic descriptions of child abuse]

By |2019-07-16T02:02:08+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments