Interruptions on the Road to Jerusalem

Psalm 27 (selected verses); Luke 13:22 & 31-35 SERMON            Interruptions on the Road to Jerusalem We are making our way through Lent, travelling with Jesus and his disciples on their journey to Jerusalem. In the preceding two Sundays we experienced firstly,...

Jesus; From Mountaintop to Wilderness

Jesus; From Mountaintop to Wilderness – Luke 4:1-13 Kathryn Matthews says that in today’s story, “we might say that Jesus sets the ground rules for his ministry and mission. The Son of God is not here to grab power for himself, or to show off how much he matters...

God in the Thin Places

God in the Thin Places Luke 9:28-36 These past few months we have busy with the story of Jesus and his journey from birth to baptism, from his first public appearance as Rabbi and teacher. It is a journey that ends in Jerusalem on Easter Sunday. Today we read the...

From Gloomy to Good-News God

From Gloomy to Good-News God Luke 6:27-38 & Genesis 45:3-11, 15 If we strip down the Bible and our different faiths to a single concept we end with always end with love. God can be summarized in one sentence; “God Is Good News”. In Luke’s Gospel story Jesus is in...

Hearing, But Not Understanding

Hearing, But Not Understanding Mark 8:14-21 I think we have all had those breakthrough moments in life, when that which we have been conditioned to accept as the norm, takes on a totally new meaning. The disciples where becoming conditioned to the things Jesus was...

A Rabbi Goes Fishing

“A Rabbi Goes Fishing” Luke 5:1-11 (Message) Today we focus on the time when Jesus, the carpenter, went fishing, which reminds me of a fishing story. A game warden catches a person fishing out of season without a license. “You know what you are doing is illegal” he...