September 20: A Choice

September 20: A Choice

  Today our service is led by Rev Michael Barnes. We read and think about the parable of two sons. One said “No”, and then did his father’s will, the other said “Yes”, and then changed his mind The listener is given a choice: which did his father’s will? Reflect What does this parable mean

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September 13: The Feast

September 13: The Feast

  Jesus, the master story teller intrigues us once again with a story of a feast gone wrong How does it work in honour/shame societies when a shamed person doesn’t seek revenge? Jesus once again turns societal values on their head. Reflect Have you ever stood outside the boundaries and norms of a group that

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September 6: Love

September 6: Love

  Today our service is led by the Reverend Charissa Suli. What does it mean to love in our current COVID-19 world? How do we show God’s love when we are isolated and discouraged from meeting? We encourage you to not only watch the video sermon, but also to reflect, pray and act this coming

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August 30: 5000 Fed

August 30: 5000 Fed

  Today our service is led by Ian Bertram. We read and think about the feeding of the 5000 men Miracle?? And if so, what sort of miracle? A conjuring trick, or a miracle of sharing and compassion Reflect Why are you reading this text, going to this website, watching this service. Let me suggest

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August 23: Talents

August 23: Talents

  Today we investigate the parable of the talents. All may not be as it seems! Who’s the good guy in the story? Who’s the bad guy? You might be in for a shock Reflect What do you make of this parable in light of what you’ve heard this morning? Does it tun your world

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August 16: Forgiveness

August 16: Forgiveness

  We continue our investigation into the parables of Jesus. Today we look at the parable of the unforgiving servant and (perhaps) the tyrannical king. Reflect How do you interpret this parable? (I invite you to listen to your heart as much as your mind in your reflections about this.) Try as best you can

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August 9: Jesus, Master Story Teller

August 9: Jesus, Master Story Teller

  Today we look at one of Jesus’ parables. All is not what is seems. Parables are not simplistic stories with nice ending. They are reality bending, problematic stories that are meant to leave us floundering and troubled. s So come with us down the rabbit hole and let’s see what we shall see. We

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August 2: Leaven

August 2: Leaven

Today we go back to the New Testament We listen to Jesus, the master story teller That familiar story of the kingdom of God being leaven for bread may not quite mean what we think it means We encourage you to not only watch the video sermon, but also to reflect, pray and act this

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July 26: Jacob Wrestling

July 26: Jacob Wrestling

Today we read about Jacob’s all-night wrestling match with a mysterious character. Was it his brother Esau/ Was it his own conscience? Was it God? We encourage you to not only watch the video sermon, but also to reflect, pray and act this coming week. Reflect What are you wrestling with at the moment. Are

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July 19: Jacob’s Ladder

July 19: Jacob’s Ladder

Today we read about Jacob’s dream of a ladder to heaven. Is heaven really only a tall ladder away? Maybe it’s even closer! We encourage you to not only watch the video sermon, but also to reflect, pray and act this coming week. Reflect Can you remember a time when a new and different future

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