A conversation about two different ways Sophia (Wisdom) is characterised in Scripture, contrasting Proverbs 1:20-33 and Psalm 73.
A reflection on Mark 7:24-37. What story do we tell? And what or whom do we include or leave out in order to tell that story? News articles referred to: 1; 2; 3; 4. View concluding video here. Photo by Ji Zhang.
Mark 7:1-23 A reflection on the dispute between Jesus and the Pharisees about religious purity around eating, with reference to our society's attitude to diet.
A reflection on eternal life - John 6:52-69.
Taking cues from Solomon's wisdom and the summons in Ephesians to 'be wise' the sermon looks at the theology of wisdom in the context of the 'post-truth' ideologies of the contemporary world. with thanks to Geoff Thompson, Co-ordinator of Studies - Systematic Theology, Pilgrim College Geoff has also offered the text of his sermon here. [...]
Bread of life Giving voice to pain, doubt, raw sadness and despair. Our thanks to Carlynne Nunn, candidate for Ministry of the Word and member of our congregation.
A reflection on the Bread of Life - John 6:24-35 I refer to this video, the first 4 minutes of this video (warning graphic scenes of violence come after 4 minutes), and the following images.
A reflection on John 6:1-21.
A reflection on Ephesians 2:11-22
A reflection on Mark 6:1-13 & Ezekiel 2:1-5 'It is in our difference and diversity that the Body of Christ finds it’s true strength.' with thanks to Monica Melanchthon, Co-ordinator of Studies – Old Testament at Pilgrim Theological College