Easter

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

Brokenness & Hope

Thinking Jesus dead, the disciples lock themselves in a room. And yet their gathering is interrupted and reshaped by someone passing through the door. What might this mean? We welcomed Matt Julius as our preacher.  Matt is a student at the Centre for Theology & Ministry, a member of the new Synod Mission and [...]

By |2018-04-09T07:48:43+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Go and Tell

Easter Sunday 2017. Do you know the feeling of bursting with life changing news? And does Easter do that to you? – fill you with such fear and great joy that, like the women at the tomb, you just have to go and tell about it? Or is it a bit more complicated than [...]

By |2017-06-21T03:19:04+00:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , |0 Comments