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Feral weeds and rotting yeast

Pentecost 7 (A) 23 July 2017 Byron Bay & Broken Head Today’s readings offer us another serve of Jesus as the master of the parable. This is the second of three Sundays that we spend in Matthew 13. The lectionary … Continue reading

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Comfortable words, challenging words

Pentecost 5A 9 July 2017 Byron Bay   The readings set for today each have their own logic, but taken together they fail to cohere in the way that we sometimes experience. We could pursue anyone of these three readings, … Continue reading

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Communities of the Triune God

Trinity Sunday (A) 11 June 2017 Byron Bay   As we transition from the Great Fifty Days of Easter to the long season of ‘Ordinary Time’, we pause to observe Trinity Sunday: the Feast of the Holy and Blessed Trinity. … Continue reading

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Good News for all of life

Easter 7 (A) 28 May 2017 St Paul’s Church, Byron Bay St Oswald’s Church, Broken Head   This morning we conclude our series of sermons on the attributes of a spiritually confident faith community in contemporary Australia. We began by … Continue reading

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People of the Book

Easter 4A 7 May 2017 St Paul’s Church, Byron Bay St Columba’s Church, Ewingsdale This is the second in a series of sermons that are seeking to explore some of the attributes of spiritually confident faith communities. We began the … Continue reading

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Christ has died

Good Friday 14 April 2017 Byron Bay   Today we gather to commemorate the death of Jesus: most likely on Friday, 7 April 0030. We are not re-enacting the crucifixion, but we are remembering that tragic event and reflecting on … Continue reading

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Breaking bread, sharing a cup

Maundy Thursday 13 April 2017 Byron Bay A small group of people are gathered in an upstairs room in a modest house on the Western Hill of Jerusalem. It is Passover time in Jerusalem and the Holy City is full … Continue reading

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None so blind …

St Paul’s Anglican Church, Byron Bay St Oswald’s Church, Broken Head FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT 26 March 2017 Introduction Well, that was a long reading: all 41 verses of John chapter 9! It is part of a series of readings … Continue reading

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A Sermon at the Well

Second Sunday of Lent, Year A (19 March 2017) St Paul’s Anglican Church, Byron Bay It is not often we can identify the actual location of a Gospel episode, but today’s Gospel reading may be one of those rare times. … Continue reading

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2017 Bible and Archaeology Study Tour

For those interested in a three week study tour with a focus on the Bible and archaeology, here are some details of the 2017 Bible and Archaeology program to be offered at St George’s College, Jerusalem in June/July this year. … Continue reading

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