Christmas announces the coming of Christ. Epiphany asks, what does that mean? with thanks to Graeme Garrett, author and retired Anglican minister (Just a note that we had a few problems with the sound system at the beginning of this recording, it does get better!)
In remembering Jesus' baptism, Christians are invited to recall not just his immersion by John in the Jordan, but the way he lived out his baptism in the totality of his life, death and resurrection. And every act of baptism in the church is an invitation for the church to think about how it [...]
Scripture : Psalm 147: 12-20 John 1:1-9 We now live in a world that seems to be constantly in flux. The world shifts every day affecting our world views and vistas. We have a new norm for each day, a new painful image to deal with and a harmful perspective perpetuated. In a world [...]
A reflection on the Christmas story in Luke 2:1-20 I focus on the role of the Shepherds and, through them, the way the gospel redefines family from God's perspective.
There are two different and contradictory Christmas Stories in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. This reflection separates them out and focusses in on Matthew 1:18-25.
A reflection about Joy focussing on Isaiah 35
A reflection on Isaiah 11:1-9 Hear Tony Rinaudo's story in his own words here
A reflection on the vision of Isaiah 2:1-4
What is the point of a creator? Why do we need one? A reflection on Isaiah 65:17-25.
I invite German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer to help reflect on the death of the Iraqi terrorist Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. A reflection on the challenge of loving our enemies (Luke 6:27-36).