Sermons

Congolese Gospel Band

Today we have been visited by the Congolese Gospel Band and Pastor Joseph Banyakwa tells us about some of the troubles in the Congo and that the Australian Government has accepted many people from the Congo to come as refugees to Australia.  He tells the story and gives thanks to God for the blessings they […]

Power and Authority

The recording starts with the reading of the gospel (Mark 12: 38-44) and then Revd Jan Crombie expands on the responsibilities of power and authority, along with the virtues of love and sacrifice.  It links in with the fact that today is Remembrance day.  The other readings for today are Ruth 3: 1-5 & 4: […]

Grief and Pain

Using todays Gospel reading (John 11:32-44) as the starting point, Revd Jan Crombie explores the emotions we feel with the death of a loved one.  The other readings for today are: Isaiah 25:6-9, Psalm 24 and Revelation 21:1-6a.

Press Reset

Following the Gospel reading for today (Mark 10:46-52), Revd Geoff Reeder notes last weeks Gospel about James and John wanting to be first, and explains the story of how blind Bartimaeus reset his life through his interaction with Jesus. The other readings for today are: Job 42:1-6,10-17, Psalm 34:1-8 and Hebrews 7: 21-28.

God talking to Job

The recording starts with todays Gospel reading (Mark 10:35-   ) then Revd Jan Crombie explains Gods relationship with Job, and also Jesus’ conversation with James and John about sitting beside him in his glory, and how the first will be last and the last will be first. The other readings are Job 38:1-7,  Psalm […]

Tough Questions

The recording starts with Revd Graham Dorman into the Gospel reading (Mark 10:17-31) then he gives the sermon on Jesus lessons from the readings to give practical help for those materially or spiritually poorer than ourselves.  The other readings are Job 23:1-9,16-17,  Psalm 22:1-15 and Hebrews 4:12-16.

Beginning of Hebrews

The recording starts with todays Gospel reading (Mark 10:2-16) then Revd Timothy Nicholson gives the sermon on the Hebrews reading for today, an intro to Hebrews readings in coming weeks.  The other readings are Job 1:1, 2:1-10,  Psalm 26 and Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12.

Making Distinctions

Revd Jan Crombie’s first 9am sermon as the new Kenmore Brookfield Parish Priest starts with the Gospel (Mark 7:24-37). Revd Jan then shares her insights into the James reading, and also her recent Melbourne experiences. The other readings for today are; Proverbs 22:1-2,8-9,22-23, Psalm 125 and James 2:1-10,14-17.

The Perfect Father

Revd Dr Hugh Begbie reads the Gospel (Mark 10:13-16) and gives the sermon on how the fathers in todays world should follow the example of the most perfect father, God our Father.  The other readings for today are; Deuteronomy 6:4-12, Psalm 27 and James 1:17-27.

Having the courage to follow Jesus

The recording starts with todays Gospel reading (John 6:56-69) then Revd Dr Hugh Begbie proceeds to draw on the readings for today to ask if we have the courage to follow Jesus.  The other readings are Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18,  Psalm 84 and Ephesians 6:10-20.