Category Archive: Jesus Christ

Redeeming the World

A comment made by a woman last Tuesday has stuck with me throughout the week. She was describing an incident from Rundle Mall. A group of Asian lads were chasing another. It was… Continue reading

King Jesus

There are many hymns that seem especially appropriate for certain people and circumstances. There’s the dentist’s hymn – Crown Him With Many Crowns. The obstetricians hymn – Come Labor On. The builder’s hymn… Continue reading

The Problem with Goddess Spirituality

The issue of the Trinity is going to be a church battleground for the next ten years. It has been for the last three or four, but the World Council of Churches conference… Continue reading

Betrayers and the Lord’s Table

Of all the words in human language, there is one that is amongst the most cutting. It attacks the heart and the mind. It wrenches apart relationships. It is the word that accosts… Continue reading

Be All You Can Be – Be Yourself

When Jesus tells the Parable of the Talents in Matthew 25, there something feels familiar about the three men described. Do you recognise the first two guys in the parable? Do you know… Continue reading

The Virginal Conception

My sermons of late have been quite brief. In this peak preaching season, you are lucky to have escaped so lightly, but I have been encouraged in this direction from some sources, including… Continue reading

Knowing Your Trinity

I want you to imagine with me for a second that I am holding a bag of pasta and a bottle of pasta sauce.  Now I want you to answer a very tricky… Continue reading

Jealousy

In Paul’s letter to the church of Corinth, chapter 13 is fairly plain sailing up until verse 8. We hear the teaching of Scripture on love as patient and kind, but then Paul… Continue reading

Building Children of Character

A recent Psychology Today article began with this paragraph: ‘I don’t know about you, but when I think about the future, one thing seizes my mind – children.’ My children – your children… Continue reading

Leading – Suffering – Growing

Do you remember what it was like last time you went on holiday? For young people it is important to take CDs, iPods, phone chargers, or reading material. For parents it is important… Continue reading