Sermons Preached at
Toorak Uniting Church

8 Nov 15 Christopher Page Greetings, Grandeur and Grace
11 Oct 15 Wolfgang Stahlberg Luke 24:13-33 On the road to Emmaus
4 Oct 15 Wolfgang Stahlberg Mark 10:2-16 We are community
27 Sep 15 Wolfgang Stahlberg Mark 9:49-50 Called to diversity
20 Sep 15 Wolfgang Stahlberg Mark 9:33-37 Disciples are always new beginners
13 Sep 15 Wolfgang Stahlberg Mark 8:27-38 Following the Messiah
4 Sep 15 Wolfgang Stahlberg Mark 7:24-30 Jesus learns something new!
2 Aug 15 Christopher Page John 6:24-35 Bread and the Spirit of Life
26 Jul 15 Christopher Page John 6:1-15 Abundance and Scarcity: It is all in the mind!
12 Jul 15 Wal Baker Mark 6:12-30 The cost of following Jesus
5 Jul 15 Christopher Page Mark 6:2-13 Living the Authentic Life
28 Jun 15 Christopher Page Compassion
21 Jun 15 Christopher Page Mark 4:35-41 Living faith with wonder and awe
31 May 15 Christopher Page John 3:1-13 Birth and Wind
24 May 15 Christopher Page Wordless Prayer - An Invitation of the Heart
26 Apr 15 Christopher Page Anzac Commemorative Service The Better Angels of our Nature
19 Apr 15 Christopher Page Acts 3:12-19 Living as an Easter People
5 Apr 15 Christopher Page Mark 16:1-8 From Bud to Blossom
29 Mar 15 Christopher Page Combined Stonnington Uniting Churches Into Jerusalem: Absurd or Regal
22 Mar 15 Christopher Page John 2:20-28,32-33 Learning by Heart
8 Mar 15 Christopher Page John 2:13-22 Spring Cleaning: Aware of Life's Distractions
1 Mar 15 Christopher Page Mark 8:31-38 To Truly have Life you must let go of Life!
22 Feb 15 Wal Baker Genesis 9:8-17   Mark 9:9-15 Lent; a time of reflection, testing and call to discipleship
1 Feb 15 Christopher Page Mark 1:21-26 Reclaiming Personal Authority
25 Jan 15 Christopher Page Jonah 3:1-5, 10   Mark 1:14-20 Leaving the Familiar for "New Lands"
25 Dec 14 Christopher Page Christmas Day The Everyday God
21 Dec 14 Christopher Page Luke 1:46b-55 In Today's World are we Hopeful or Helpless?
7 Dec 14 Christopher Page Mark 1:1-8 The Mingling of Water and Spirit
23 Nov 14 Christopher Page Matthew 25:31-46 Finding the Hidden Christ in the Other
2 Nov 14 Christopher Page Matthew 23:1-12 Freedom: The Practice of Letting Go
26 Oct 14 Christopher Page Matthew 22:34-46 Reviving Christian Practice
19 Oct 14 Christopher Page Matthew 21:15-21 Living from the Inside Out
12 Oct 14 Wal Baker Matthew 22:1-14 You are invited to the Wedding Feast
5 Oct 14 Christopher Page Matthew 21:33-46 Listening to the Messenger
28 Sep 14 Christopher Page Humility is not thinking less of yourself but thinking of yourself less!
21 Sep 14 Christopher Page Matthew 20:1-16 The Parable of the Hired Labourers
14 Sep 14 Val Webb Exodus 14 and 15,   Romans 14:1-12,   Matthew 18:21-35 Theological Hospitality
31 Aug 14 Christopher Page The 3 Rs: Reflection, Relationships and Resilience
17 Aug 14 Christopher Page Matthew 15:10-20 From the Heart
10 Aug 14 Christopher Page Matthew 14:22-33 Keeping Faith when Religion Fails
3 Aug 14 Christopher Page Genesis 32:22-31 "The Wounded Healer"
27 Jul 14 Morag Thorne Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Let's hear it for the Weeds!
13 Jul 14 Christopher Page Matthew 13:3-9 Keeping Faith with Beauty
6 Jul 14 Christopher Page Matthew 11:16-19,25-30 Joy in this World's Fierce Furnace
29 Jun 14 Christopher Page Pentecost 3 The God Who Welcomes
22 Jun 14 Christopher Page Romans 6:1-11 The Water of Life
15 Jun 14 Morag Thorne Genesis 1-2:2,   2 Corinthians 13:11-13 The Power of peace
8 Jun 14 Christopher Page Acts 2 Words Beyond Words: Breath Beyond Breath
1 Jun 14 Christopher Page Philippians 4:11-13 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
25 May 14 Christopher Page 2 Corinthians 5: 14-21 Reconciliation
11 May 14 Christopher Page Romans 5:1-11 Grace, Gracious and Graceful
20 Apr 14 Christopher Page Easter Day Bewildering Love
18 Apr 14 Christopher Page Good Friday On this day we look at the cross, and we remember
13 Apr 14 Christopher Page Matthew 21:1-11 Worshipping Jesus or Following him?
6 Apr 14 Christopher Page Ezekiel 37:1-14 Blood, Bone and Breath
30 Mar 14 Christopher Page Matthew 7:24-29 Grounding our Life and Faith
23 Mar 14 Christopher Page Matthew 7:1-12 The Law of Reciprocity: What goes around comes around...
16 Mar 14 Christopher Page Matthew 6:25-34 Does worry add anything to your life?
9 Mar 14 Christopher Page Matthew 6:9-13 The Greatest Prayer of All
23 Feb 14 Christopher Page Matthew 5:38-48 Words from the Mountain: Can we really Love our Enemies?
16 Feb 14 Christopher Page Matthew 5:16-26 From the Mountainside: Living Above the Law
9 Feb 14 Christopher Page Matthew 5:13-20 The Sermon from the Mountain: Salt and Light
2 Feb 14 Christopher Page Matthew 5:1-12 Words from the Mountain
26 Jan 14 Christopher Page Matthew 4:12-23 Australia: Old and New; Darkness and Light!
19 Jan 14 Morag Thorne John 1:35-42 That puzzling Lamb of God
12 Jan 14 Morag Thorne Matthew 3:13-19 Jesus' moment of truth
5 Jan 14 Morag Thorne John 1:1-14 A Change of Perspective
29 Dec 13 Morag Thorne Isaiah 63:7-9   Hebrews 2:10-18 What does Christmas leave behind?
25 Dec 13 Christopher Page Christmas Day "It's All About Love"
15 Dec 13 Christopher Page Advent 3 Joy is for Everyone
8 Dec 13 Christopher Page Advent 2 GRANDparents!!
1 Dec 13 Christopher Page Matthew 24:36-44 Living Fully in the Present Moment
24 Nov 13 Christopher Page Matthew 25:31-46 Leadership from Below
17 Nov 13 Christopher Page Isaiah 65:17-25 From Optimism to Hopefulness
10 Nov 13 Christopher Page Luke 8:4-10 Awareness of the Ground of our Being
3 Nov 13 Wal Baker Luke 19:1-10 Everything Zacchaeus ever wanted wasn't enough till he met Jesus
27 Oct 13 Christopher Page Baptismal Reunion Sunday Nice Parents and Perfect Children?
20 Oct 13 Christopher Page Luke 18:1-8 Never give up... But know what you are asking for
13 Oct 13 John Bodycomb Psalm 66:1-12   Luke 17:11-19 The Grace of Gratitude
6 Oct 13 Christopher Page Matthew 17:16-21 From Little Things Big Things Grow
22 Sep 13 Christopher Page Amos 5:24 Watching the River Flow
15 Sep 13 Christopher Page 1 Corinthians 1:18-24 Standing in the Tragic Gap
8 Sep 13 Christopher Page Martin Luther King, Jr. The Gift of Freedom
1 Sep 13 Christopher Page Luke 14:7-14 The Upside Down World
25 Aug 13 Christopher Page Luke 13:10-17 Colouring Outside the Lines
11 Aug 13 Glennis Johnston Genesis 12:1-3 and 15:1-6. Luke 12:27-34 Finding Treasure
4 Aug 13 Christopher Page Colossians 3 Habits of the Heart
21 Jul 13 Christopher Page Colossians 1:15-23 God Seen and yet Unseen
14 Jul 13 Christopher Page Colossians 1:1-12 Resilience: Bred in the Bone
7 Jul 13 Christopher Page Galatians 6 He Ain't Heavy he is my Brother and Sister
23 Jun 13 Christopher Page Psalm 42   Galatians 3:23-29 Discovering Myself in the Other: The Cost of Community
16 Jun 13 Glennis Johnston Luke 21 The Heart of Darkness
9 Jun 13 Christopher Page Galatians 1:11-24 The Inner Voice of the Heart
26 May 13 Christopher Page Romans 5:1-5 Awakening to our True Selves
19 May 13 Christopher Page Acts 2:1-21 The Democracy of the Spirit
12 May 13 Christopher Page Acts 16:16-34 Disturbing the Peace!
5 May 13 Morag Thorne John 14:23-29 Positive, not passive, peace
28 Apr 13 Christopher Page Acts 11:1-18 Can Anything make us Unclean?
21 Apr 13 Christopher Page Acts 9:36-43 Rumours of Resurrection
7 Apr 13 Christopher Page Acts 5:27-32 Inner Authority
31 Mar 13 Christopher Page Luke 24:1-12 Love's Essence
10 Mar 13 Christopher Page Luke 15:11b-32 Coming Home without Judgement
3 Mar 13 Christopher Page Luke 13:1-9 Tending the Garden of the Soul
17 Feb 13 Christopher Page Luke 4:1-13 Desert Time
10 Feb 13 Christopher Page Transfiguration Life Burns Bright and Short
3 Feb 13 Christopher Page Luke 2:22-40 The Getting of Wisdom
27 Jan 13 Christopher Page Luke 4:14-21 What Australia needs is written in the Scroll!
30 Dec 12 Christopher Page Colossians 3:12-17 We Love and Change because we are Loved
25 Dec 12 Christopher Page Christmas Day That Humanity should become Divine
23 Dec 12 Christopher Page Luke 1:39-55 Love like a Child and Live like an Adult
9 Dec 12 Christopher Page Luke 1:68-79 When Things Fall Apart: Where do we find Peace?
2 Dec 12 Glennis Johnston Luke 21 The Second Coming
25 Nov 12 Morag Thorne Daniel 7:1-8   John 18:33-37 The Paradox of Power
11 Nov 12 Christopher Page Mark 12:38-44 Sacred Economics
4 Nov 12 Christopher Page Mark 12:28-34 Back to Basics
28 Oct 12 Christopher Page Job 42:1-6,10-17   Mark 10:46-52 Can Enjoyment come after Suffering?
21 Oct 12 Christopher Page Job 38:1-6   Mark 10:35-45 Be careful what you ask for; you may end up getting it
14 Oct 12 Christopher Page Job 23:1-7ff   Mark 17:10-25 The Art of knowing when to hold on and when to let go
7 Oct 12 Christopher Page Job Chapters 1 and 2 What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger
23 Sep 12 Christopher Page Psalm 1   Mark 9:30-37 Wisdom comes from unexpected places
16 Sep 12 Christopher Page Mark 8:27-36 Do you Choose Life or does Life Choose you
9 Sep 12 Christopher Page Mark 7:24-37 It takes Courage to Become Well
2 Sep 12 Glennis Johnston Mark 7:1-23 The New Purity
26 Aug 12 Christopher Page Matthew 6:25-33 Old Words for a New Day: The Age of Anxiety
19 Aug 12 Christopher Page Proverbs 9:1-6 We all need wise words to live by
12 Aug 12 Christopher Page Ephesians 5:1-5 Look both Ways Before you Step out
5 Aug 12 Christopher Page John 6:24-35 The Paradox of Bread from Heaven
29 Jul 12 Christopher Page John 6:1-15 Another Big Idea: Abundance
22 Jul 12 Christopher Page Ephesians 2:11-22 A Big Idea
15 Jul 12 Wal Baker Mark 6:14-30 John the Baptist and the cost of following Jesus
8 Jul 12 Christopher Page 2 Corinthians 12:2-10   Mark 6:1-13 Even the best Teachers can have a bad Day
1 Jul 12 Christopher Page 2 Corinthians 8:7-15   Mark 5:21-43 Coming in from the Cold
24 Jun 12 Christopher Page 2 Corinthians 1:1-13   Mark 4:35-41 Living through the Wild Winds of Life
10 Jun 12 Christopher Page Genesis 3:8-15   Mark 3:20-35 Don’t Blame it on the Snake
3 Jun 12 Christopher Page Isaiah 6:1-8   John 3:1-15 New Life is always born of the Spirit
27 May 12 Christopher Page Ezekiel 37:1-14   Acts 2:1-21 Animated by the Spirit
20 May 12 Christopher Page Psalm 1   Acts 1:15-17 & 21-26 Contradictions, Conflicts and Decisions
13 May 12 Christopher Page Psalm 98   John 15:9-17 Being the Friends of God
6 May 12 Christopher Page Psalm 22:25-31   John 15:1-8 Staying Connected to the Source of Life
29 Apr 12 Christopher Page Psalm 23   1 John 3:16-24 What will Survive us is Love
22 Apr 12 Glennis Johnston
Resurrection Life
15 Apr 12 Christopher Page Psalms 133 & 134   John 20:19-31 Faithful Doubting
8 Apr 12 Christopher Page 1 Corinthians 15:1-11   Mark 16 Threatened by Resurrection
1 Apr 12 Christopher Page Psalm 118:1-2,19-29   Mark 11:1-11 Riding Toward Peace
25 Mar 12 Christopher Page Jeremiah 31:31-34   John 12:20-33 Only the Good Die Young
18 Mar 12 Glennis Johnston John 3:14-21 Darkness and Light
11 Mar 12 Christopher Page Psalm 19   John 2:13-25 House Cleaning
4 Mar 12 Christopher Page Psalm 22:23-31   Mark 8:31-38 Dying to Live
26 Feb 12 Christopher Page Psalm 25:1-10   Mark 1:9-15 Immersed in Love
19 Feb 12 Christopher Page Psalm 50:1-6   Mark 9:2-9 Holding on to the Light
12 Feb 12 Christopher Page Psalm 30   Mark 1:40-45 Can Life Overflow with Joy?
5 Feb 12 Christopher Page Isaiah 40:21-31   Mark 1:29-39 Don’t just do Something, Sit there!
29 Jan 12 Christopher Page Psalm 111   Mark 1:21-28 Becoming who you really are!
22 Jan 12 Christopher Page Psalm 65:5-12   Mark 1:14-20 Drawn into Life by Divine Love
15 Jan 12 Christopher Page Psalm 139:1-6,13-18 Inner Being, Outer Space
25 Dec 11 Christopher Page Christmas Day Everything is Holy Now
24 Dec 11 Christopher Page Christmas Eve Peace on Earth and Goodwill Toward All
11 Dec 11 Christopher Page Luke 1:46b-55 A Pregnant Pause
4 Dec 11 Christopher Page Mark 1:1-8 From the Deserts the Prophets Come
27 Nov 11 Christopher Page Mark 13:24-37 Reading the Signs of the Time
20 Nov 11 Christopher Page Psalm 95:1-7   Psalm 25:31-46 Finding the Hidden Christ Today
13 Nov 11 Christopher Page Psalm 123   Matthew 25:14-30 Every good Story Has Hidden Meaning
6 Nov 11 Glennis Johnston Exodus 16 Sabbath Economics
30 Oct 11 Christopher Page Psalm 107:1-7,33-37   Matthew 23:1-12 The Hidden Wholeness of Integrity
23 Oct 11 Christopher Page Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18   Matthew 22:34-46 The Simple Truth: Head Heart and Hands
16 Oct 11 Christopher Page Psalm 96   Matthew 22:15-22 Whose Face do you Wear?
9 Oct 11 Christopher Page Genesis 2:4-9   2 Corinthians 5:12-21 The Source and Ground of the new Creation
2 Oct 11 Christopher Page Psalm 80:7-15   Philippians 3:14-21 Living the New Creation
25 Sep 11 Christopher Page Psalm 25   Philippians 2:1-13 It’s all about Relationships - Humility
18 Sep 11 Christopher Page Psalm 105:1,37-45   Matthew 20:1-16 It’s all about Relationships - Generosity
11 Sep 11 Christopher Page Psalm 103:1-8   Matthew 18:15-20 It’s all about Relationships - Forgiveness
4 Sep 11 Christopher Page Matthew 18:15-20   Ephesians 4:25-32 It’s all about Relationships
21 Aug 11 Vladimir Korotkov Matthew 16:13-23 The unwelcome in the welcome
14 Aug 11 Vladimir Korotkov Matthew 15:21-28 To Kill and Mockingbird
16 Jun 11 Vladimir Korotkov Matthew 28:16-20 Beyond the telling of it!
22 May 11 Vladimir Korotkov John 14:1-14 The goodness of God inspires to dismantle the "Third-space"
15 May 11 Vladimir Korotkov John 10:1-10 Winter Warmth Humour
8 May 11 Vladimir Korotkov Luke 24:13-35 New life rising out of mis-recognition
1 May 11 Glennis Johnston John 20:19-31 What Next?
24 Apr 11 Ken Gilson Easter Sunday Death to life?
17 Apr 11 Ken Gilson Palm Sunday Who Is He To Me?
10 Apr 11 Ken Gilson Ezekiel 37:1-14   Romans 8:6-11   John 11:1-45 Dry bones and the dead are raised to life
3 Apr 11 Mark Pierson John 9:1-41 The Responsibility of Seeing
27 Mar 11 Ken Gilson John 4:5-42 Jesus Didn’t Have a Bucket
13 Mar 11 Ken Gilson Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7   Matthew 4:1-11 Freedom and Responsibility
6 Mar 11 Ken Gilson Matthew 17:1-9 When you see the glory what then?
27 Feb 11 Ken Gilson Matthew 6:24-34   Psalm 131 Jesus - Which Master
20 Feb 11 Ken Gilson Matthew 5:38-42 Turn the other cheek
23 Jan 11 Robert McUtchen Matthew 4:12-23 Unlikely choices in God’s service
16 Jan 11 Robert McUtchen John 1:29-42 What are you looking for?
9 Jan 11 Robert McUtchen Matthew 3:13-17   Isaiah 42:1-9 Baptism can lead us to a "mission from God"
2 Jan 11 Morag Thorne Matthew 2:1-12   Isaiah 60:1-6 Epiphany: the continuing revelation of God
26 Dec 10 Robert McUtchen Matthew 2:13-23 God does know how we feel - really
25 Dec 10 Robert McUtchen Christmas Day Renovators Delight?
24 Dec 10 Robert McUtchen Christmas Eve The Mystery of Christmas
19 Dec 10 Robert McUtchen Service of Lessons and Carols Faith Expressed Through Word and Song
12 Dec 10 Robert McUtchen
A Commissioning Charge to the Elders and Church Council
28 Nov 10 Robert McUtchen Matthew 24:36-44 First Sunday in Advent
21 Nov 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 23:33-43 Christ The King Sunday
7 Nov 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 20:27-38 Life, death and afterwards?
24 Oct 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 18:9-14 Living With Humility - Most Valued Player???
17 Oct 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 18:1-8 Jesus taught them that they should always pray and never become discouraged
10 Oct 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 17:11-19 Gratitude
3 Oct 10 Morag Thorne Luke 17:5-10   2 Timothy 2:1-14 A little faith, a mighty God
26 Sep 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 16:19-31 "Seeing" and "not seeing", Things we cannot see
19 Sep 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 16:1-13 Someone You’d Rather Not Know?
12 Sep 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 15:1-10 The parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin
5 Sep 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 14:25-33 How far are you prepared to go?
22 Aug 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 13:10-17 Good health - God’s plan for us all
15 Aug 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 12:49-56 The uncomfortable side of the Gospel
8 Aug 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 12:32-40 What defines the life of a Christian congregation?
1 Aug 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 12:13-21 Parable of the rich fool - what really matters in life?
25 Jul 10 Anneke Oppewal Luke 10:38-42 Who will get the work done?
18 Jul 10 Anneke Oppewal Mark 10:35-45 To be a Saint
11 Jul 10 Rev. Margaret Russell and Pastor John Russell The Donald Story
4 Jul 10 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 30   Luke 10:1-11,16-20 Get up and dance!
27 Jun 10 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 84   Revelation 4:1-8 Finding a home in fire and light
20 Jun 10 Anneke Oppewal Luke 5:1-11   Psalm 42 Hunger and thirst, they never change
13 Jun 10 Morag Thorne Luke 7:36-8:3   Galatians 2:15-21 Changing our Perspective - and living with the consequences
6 Jun 10 Anneke Oppewal John 1:1-10   Hebrews 1 From the beginning
30 May 10 Anneke Oppewal Proverbs 8   Psalm 8   John 16:12-15 A hundred and one names for God...
23 May 10 The full-text Order of Service Toorak Ecumenical Movement Pentecost Service
23 May 10 Anneke Oppewal Joel 2:28-32   Acts 2:1-11   1 Peter 2:4-10 Moving experiences
16 May 10 Anneke Oppewal Acts 16:16-34   John 14:18-31 Healing liberation
9 May 10 Ken Gilson John 17 The Love That Binds Us Together
2 May 10 Anneke Oppewal 1 Kings 12:25 - 13:10   Mark 4:26-29 What to depend on
25 Apr 10 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 37   John 8:1-11 Caught in the crowd
18 Apr 10 Anneke Oppewal Acts 9:1-19   John 21:1-19 Transforming Encounters
4 Apr 10 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 14:15-25   Luke 24:1-12 Light at the end of the tunnel
2 Apr 10 Anneke Oppewal The full-text Order of Service Good Friday Service 2010
28 Mar 10 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 22:1-19   Luke 19:28-38 Flesh and blood
21 Mar 10 Anneke Oppewal Haggai 2:10-14  Isaiah 53  Psalm 126  TIS 651  John 12:18 Skipping towards Easter
7 Mar 10 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 55:1-9   Psalm 63:1-8   Luke 13:6-9 Thirst for God
28 Feb 10 Anneke Oppewal 2 Kings 5:1-19   Luke 5:17-20 A righteous goy
14 Feb 10 Robert Catford Luke 9:28-36   2 Corinthians 3:12-18 New Eyesight from God
7 Feb 10 Robert McUtchen Luke 5:1-11 The Call To Discipleship
24 Jan 10 Anneke Oppewal 1 Kings 17:1-16   Psalm 19   Luke 4:14-30 Out of our box
10 Jan 10 Tina Lyndon Isaiah 43  Matthew 2:1-12 Jesus the beloved Son of God
27 Dec 09 Morag Thorne Luke 2:41-52 ... about my Father’s business
25 Dec 09 Anneke Oppewal Luke 2:1-20 God comes to birth...
13 Dec 09 Robert McUtchen Zephaniah 3:14-17   Philippians 4:4-7 Rejoice? The Lord is near? Are you kidding?
6 Dec 09 Robert McUtchen Luke 3:1-6 John The Baptist - "A Man is His Friends"
29 Nov 09 Robert McUtchen Advent 1
8 Nov 09 Anneke Oppewal John 14:15-27 Expanding love - the defeat of death
1 Nov 09 Morag Thorne Ruth 1:1-18   Mark 12:28-34 Transformation through Faithfulness
25 Oct 09 Anneke Oppewal Luke 13:11-17 Woman bent double
18 Oct 09 Tina Lyndon Job 38:1-7,34-41   Isaiah 53:4-12   Mark 10:35-45 God’s plan for us
11 Oct 09 Anneke Oppewal Hebrews 4:12-16   Mark 10:17-31 Rich but unfulfilled
4 Oct 09 Anneke Oppewal 2 Kings 22:1-2   Mark 10:13-16 Let the children...
27 Sep 09 Tina Lyndon Numbers 11   Mark 9:38-50 Have salt in yourselves and be at peace with each other
20 Sep 09 Tina Lyndon Ephesians 4:25 - 5:2 Who is the Greatest
6 Sep 09 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 35:1-7   Mark 7:24-37 Bread for the dogs
23 Aug 09 Tina Lyndon Psalm 112 Living a righteous life
16 Aug 09 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 111 Praise the Lord
9 Aug 09 Tina Lyndon Ephesians 4:25 - 5:2 Random Acts of Kindness
2 Aug 09 Anneke Oppewal John 6: 26, 27, 22-35   Ehpesians 4:1-7, 11-16 Living as part of Christ
26 Jul 09 Anneke Oppewal 2 Samuel 11:1-15   John 6:1-21 God’s abundant presence
19 Jul 09 Morag Thorne Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Jesus knows no limits
12 Jul 09 D’Arcy Wood Ephesians 1:3-14 Christ in the Cosmos
5 Jul 09 Morag Thorne Mark 6:1-13   2 Corinthians 12:2-10 Choosing community with God
28 Jun 09 Tina Lyndon Mark 5:21-43 The Generosity of Jesus
21 Jun 09 Anneke Oppewal Mark 4:35-41   Romans 8:38-39 A ship in Christ’s care
14 Jun 09 Anneke Oppewal Mark 4:26-34   2 Corinthians 5:6-10 A kernel of hope
7 Jun 09 Tina Lyndon John 3:1-17 Our Quest to know the Triune God
31 May 09 Anneke Oppewal Ezekiel 37:1-14   Psalm 104:24-35b   Romans 8:22-27 Dead wood
24 May 09 Tina Lyndon John 17:6-19 Forgiveness
17 May 09 Anneke Oppewal John 15:9-17   1 John 5:1-6   Acts 10:44-48 No outsiders
10 May 09 Anneke Oppewal Acts 8:26-40   1 John 4:7-21   John 15:1-8 Living as witnesses
19 Apr 09 Anneke Oppewal Acts 4:32-35   Psalm 133   1 John 1:5-2:2   John 20:19-31 Christ’s peace for the journey
12 Apr 09 Anneke Oppewal Mark 16:1-8 (Easter Day) He is ahead of you
5 Apr 09 Anneke Oppewal Philippians 2:5-11   Mark 11:1-11 An inconvenient truth
29 Mar 09 Don Ikitoelagi Jermiah 31:31-34   John 20:20-33 The New Covenant
The hour has come that the Son of man be glorified
15 Mar 09 Anneke Oppewal Song of Solomon 4:12-5:1   John 19:41-42 An enclosed garden
8 Mar 09 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 2:7,18-25   Song of Solomon 4   John 1:14 Love in the flesh
22 Feb 09 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 18:5   1 Corinthians 12:4-7 God’s Garden
20 Feb 09 Anneke Oppewal The full-text Order of Service TOORAK ECUMENICAL BUSHFIRE SERVICE
15 Feb 09 Anneke Oppewal Song of Solomon 3:1-5   Revelation 22:1-4 Fire and ashes, hope and longing
8 Feb 09 Anneke Oppewal Song of Solomon 1:1-2, 2:8-17   1 Corinthians 3:16-19 Arise my love, my fair one, come away with me...
1 Feb 09 Anneke Oppewal Song of Solomon 1   Matthew 25:1-13 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth...
4 Jan 09 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 60:1-6   Matthew 2:1-12 Nine miles off
28 Dec 08 Anneke Oppewal Luke 2:22-38   Psalm 92 To flourish like a palm tree
25 Dec 08 Anneke Oppewal Luke 2 Christmas morning
21 Dec 08 Anneke Oppewal Luke 1:26-38 Carol Service
14 Dec 08 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 61:1-11   John 1:19-23 The Lord’s anointed
7 Dec 08 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 40:1-11 The comfort of God’s power and grace
30 Nov 08 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 64:1-9   Mark 13:32-37   1 John 4:7-12 God’s gift of love
23 Nov 08 Beth Hancock Matthew 25:31-46 On Giving and Receiving
9 Nov 08 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 25:1-13   1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Tending God’s light
2 Nov 08 Robert McUtchen Joshua 3:7-17   1 Thessalonians 2:9-13   Matthew 23:1-12 Leadership
24 Oct 08 Robert McUtchen Matthew 5:1-12 The Beatitudes
19 Oct 08 Anneke Oppewal Launch of the Virginia Davey Music Fund Let everything that breathes, praise God
12 Oct 08 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 31:1-14   Philippians 4:1-9 A life of praise
28 Sep 08 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 17:1-7   Matthew 21:23-27   Philippians 2:1-13 Is the Lord among us or not?
21 Sep 08 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 16:2-8   Philippians 1:27-2:5 Stockholm Syndrome
14 Sep 08 Pam Kerr Romans 14:1-12   Matthew 18:21-35 Differences in the Church
7 Sep 08 Anneke Oppewal Romans 13:8-14   John 15:1-7 Allowing for growth
17 Aug 08 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 2:1-5   Matthew 15:12-14,21-28   Romans 11:1-6,29-32 Olympic Faith
10 Aug 08 Sandy Yule Matthew 14:22-33   Romans 10:5-15 Called to be messengers of good news and peace
20 Jul 08 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 13:24-30,36-43 The wheat and the weeds
13 Jul 08 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 13:1-9   Romans 8:1-11 Fertile soil for God’s Kingdom to take root
15 Jun 08 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 21:1-6   Matthew 9:35-10:8 What God would ask of us
8 Jun 08 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 12:1-9   Romans 4:13-25   Matthew 9:9-13 Called to trust
18 May 08 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 1:1-5   Psalm 8   2 Corinthians 13:11-13 Three in one
13 Apr 08 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 23   Acts 2:42-47 A community of Saints
6 Apr 08 Anneke Oppewal Luke 24:27-35 A traveling companion
23 Mar 08 Anneke Oppewal John 20:1-18   Psalm 118:1-2,14-24 Looking life in the face
16 Mar 08 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 21:1-11   1 Corinthians 13 The power of his love
2 Mar 08 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 16:1-13   Psalm 23   John 9:1-12 Clear as mud
24 Feb 08 Anneke Oppewal Luke 10:25-37 A companion on the road
17 Feb 08 D'Arcy Wood John 3:1-17 What quality of life?
10 Feb 08 Ian Breward Romans 5:12-21 Challenging past - Hope for the future
3 Feb 08 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 24:12-18   Matthew 17:1-9 How to shine
27 Jan 08 Robin Boyd John 17:21 A Light to the Nations: Mission and Unity
20 Jan 08 Anneke Oppewal John 1:29-42   Isaiah 49:1-7 Listen, do you hear it?
25 Dec 07 Anneke Oppewal Christmas Day Imagine a journey
16 Dec 07 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 35   Matthew 11:2-6   James 5:7-10 Sermon in three parts
9 Dec 07 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 11:1-10   Matthew 3:1-12   Romans 15:4-6 Hope
2 Dec 07 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 2:1-4   Matthew 2:1-12 A peace driven economy – TEM Advent Service at St Peters
2 Dec 07 Julie Ross Matthew 24:36-44   Isaiah 2:1-5   Romans 13:11-14 Time - Advent time
25 Nov 07 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 28:19-20   Colossians 3:12-17 Baptism
18 Nov 07 Morag Thorne Luke 21:5-19 A Saviour in all Seasons
11 Nov 07 Pam Kerr Haggai 1:15b-2   2 Thessalonians 2:1-5,13-17   Luke 21:5-19 God gives us courage
4 Nov 07 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 139   Matthew 14:22-33 Walking on Water - A Service of Remembrance
21 Oct 07 Anneke Oppewal Apostolic Creed (3)   Deuteronomy 34   Luke 4:14-30 I believe in the Holy Spirit
14 Oct 07 Robert Catford Psalm 96   Luke 4:16-22 Good News from Bali
7 Oct 07 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 13:3-4   14:10-18 Through the sea
30 Sep 07 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 3:1-9   Psalm 67   Mark 10:13-15 Who can hear God?
23 Sep 07 Anneke Oppewal Apostolic Creed (2)   Exodus 6:1-9   Luke 23:32-40   Philippians 2:5-11 A changeable God
16 Sep 07 Anneke Oppewal Apostolic Creed (1)   Exodus 3:1-7   Matthew 6:6-9 The Name of God
9 Sep 07 Christiaan Mostert Philemon 1:1-21   Luke 14:25-33 No longer a slave but a beloved brother...
2 Sep 07 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 2:4-13   Luke 14:1,7-14   Hebrews 13:1-8,15-16 Come to the banquet
2 Sep 07 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 3 Names
19 Aug 07 Anneke Oppewal Hebrews 11:29 - 12:2   Isaiah 5:1-7 The next generation
12 Aug 07 Morag Thorne Isaiah 1:1,10-20 Psalm 50:1-8,22-23 Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16 Luke 12:32-40 X marks the spot
29 Jul 07 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 2:1-10   2 Corinthians 11:23b-28 Adrift in the world
22 Jul 07 Anneke Oppewal 1 Corinthians 12:3-12 Mothering God - Meditating on the Theotokos Icon
15 Jul 07 Anneke Oppewal 1 Corinthians 14:1-12   Acts 2:1-12 Kingdom Communication
8 Jul 07 John Bottomley Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 Being equipped to build God’s peaceable community
1 Jul 07 Anneke Oppewal John 14:18-24   1 Corinthians 13 God is love
24 Jun 07 Anneke Oppewal 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 The message embodied
17 Jun 07 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 43:1-2   1 Corinthians 11-12:1-11 Gathered around the table
10 Jun 07 Greg Crowe Luke 7:11-17 Outreach Chaplaincy to the Melbourne Youth Justice Centre
10 Jun 07 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 8 God is everywhere
27 May 07 Brendan Hayes Ezekiel 37:1-14   John 14:15-16, 23-26 Pentecost Ecumenical Service, St John’s Anglican Church
27 May 07 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 1:1-3   John 14:25-26   Romans 8:22- 26 The motor of grace
27 May 07 Anneke Oppewal Acts 2:1-6, 9 and 11   Genesis 11 Babel reversed
20 May 07 Robin Boyd Hebrews 4:15-16 Where is Jesus now?
13 May 07 Anneke Oppewal Acts 16:9-15   Revelation 21:10-22:5 Building the Church
6 May 07 Peter Blackwood Genesis 41:33-36   Revelation 21:3 100th anniversary of the English Hymnal
29 Apr 07 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 41:33-36   Romans 8:22-28 Joseph in Egypt (dramatised script)
22 Apr 07 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 37:3-11, 17b-24   Psalm 133   John 21:9-17 God’s dysfunctional human family
8 Apr 07 Anneke Oppewal Ezekiel 47:1-12   Luke 24:1-12 On firm ground
1 Apr 07 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 14:21-25   Luke 19:28-40 Part the waters
1 Apr 07 Anneke Oppewal Luke 19:28-40   Philippians 2:5-11 Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem
18 Mar 07 Ian Brown Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32   Corinthians 5:16-21 Pigs trough, and after the new beginning?
11 Mar 07 Ian Brown Isaiah 55:1-11   Luke 13:1-9 The economy of grace
4 Mar 07 Anneke Oppewal Luke 13:31-35 The journey towards Easter
25 Feb 07 Ian Brown Luke 4:1-13 Temptation & Me
18 Feb 07 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 34:29-35   2 Corinthians 3:12 - 4:6 Looking God in the face
11 Feb 07 Ian Brown Jeremiah 17:5-10   Luke 6:17-26 Blessing and curse - watered or parched - beatitudes for our times?
11 Feb 07 Anneke Oppewal Luke 12:22-31 A flower with a briefcase
4 Feb 07 Ian Brown Isaiah 6:1-8   Luke 5:1-11 Caught by fish - what gets you hooked?
4 Feb 07 Anneke Oppewal 1 Corinthians 15:1-1 Faith Relay-ting
7 Jan 07 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 72   Isaiah 60:1-5   Matthew 2:1-12 From far and wide
31 Dec 06 Anneke Oppewal Ecclesiastes 3:1-15   Luke 2:41-52 A time to ponder
31 Dec 06 Anneke Oppewal Luke 2:41-52 A teenager with peculiar interests
25 Dec 06 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 60:1-5a   Luke 2:1-20 At the heart of Christmas
10 Dec 06 Anneke Oppewal Malachi 3:1-4   Luke 3:1-6 Be prepared
10 Dec 06 Anneke Oppewal Luke 2:6-20 Shepherds and their role in the story of Jesus’ birth
26 Nov 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 13:14-27   Revelation 1:1-8 Be prepared
19 Nov 06 Adrian Pyle Abundant Mission
12 Nov 06 Anneke Oppewal Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 Special people
5 Nov 06 Ian Brown Ruth 1:1-18   Mark 12:28-34 Loss and love and moving on
5 Nov 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 16:1-8 Bereavement and moving on
29 Oct 06 Anneke Oppewal Daniel 6 In de Lion’s den
22 Oct 06 Anneke Oppewal Job 42   Hebrews 5:1-10 Obedience through suffering
15 Oct 06 Ian Brown Mark 10:17-31 With God all is possible - who first and how last?
15 Oct 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 10:17-31 Let go, let God
8 Oct 06 Anneke Oppewal Job 1, 2 & 42 Is God righteous?
8 Oct 06 Anneke Oppewal Revelation 1:1-3,9-11, 21:1-5 Revelations for Kids
1 Oct 06 Ian Brown James 5:13-20   Mark 9:38-50 A cup of cold water or an unquenchable fire
24 Sep 06 Ian Brown Mark 9:30-37   James 3:13-4:3 Welcomes a Child
17 Sep 06 Anneke Oppewal 1 Kings 21   Matthew 5:1-14 Naboth’s vineyard, a place for justice
10 Sep 06 Anneke Oppewal 1 Kings 18:36-40, 19:4-9,11-16   Mark 9:2-4 Where is the place of God’s presence?
3 Sep 06 Anneke Oppewal 1 Kings 17   John 4:5-15 Places of nurture and life
3 Sep 06 Anneke Oppewal 1 Kings 17 Running on empty
27 Aug 06 Ian Brown Daniel 3   Ephesians 6:10-18 Risky Faith
20 Aug 06 Ian Brown Psalm 111   1 Kings 2:3-14 Fear and Wisdom; an open letter to God
20 Aug 06 Anneke Oppewal 1 Kings 3:5-1 Ask what you want...
13 Aug 06 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 59   Romans 8:18-30 The weight of a snowflake
6 Aug 06 Ian Brown John 6:24-35 After dinner Theology
30 Jul 06 Ian Brown John 6:1-14   Ephesians 3:14-21 Philip gets a grilling, crowds get lunch
23 Jul 06 Ian Brown Mark 6:30-34,53-56   Ephesians 2:11-22 Attraction to Jesus
23 Jul 06 Anneke Oppewal 2 Samuel 7:1-10   Mark 6:53-56 A house for God? - Where healing happens
16 Jul 06 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 6:1-5,12b-19   Psalm 149 Dancing attention
16 Jul 06 Ian Brown 2 Samuel 6:1-15 Praise God: a dancing King
9 Jul 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 6:1-13   2 Corinthians 12:2-10 Jesus could do nothing...
2 Jul 06 Ian Brown Mark 5:21-43 Of Hems and Healings
2 Jul 06 Anneke Oppewal 2 Samuel 1:1,17-27 "Saying goodbye"
25 Jun 06 Anneke Oppewal Daniel 1 and 2 The Story of Daniel
18 Jun 06 Alasdair Pratt Colossians 1:17 ... in Christ all things hold together
11 Jun 06 Alasdair Pratt Acts 10 Peter and Cornelius
11 Jun 06 Alasdair Pratt Numbers 22-24 The story of Balaam and his donkey
4 Jun 06 Alasdair Pratt Genesis 32:22-31   Ephesians 6:10-13 Holding on to God
4 Jun 06 Alasdair Pratt Luke 24:13-35 Known in the breaking of bread
21 May 06 Ian Brown John 15:9-17 The be all and end all of Christian faith
14 May 06 Alasdair Pratt Luke 4:21 When God’s Word hits home
7 May 06 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 30:25-43   1 Corinthians 34:1-9 Nothing untowarth
7 May 06 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 17 David and Goliath
7 May 06 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 22:34-40   Psalm 139 The great commandment
30 Apr 06 Ron Savage Psalms 133 & 134   Hebrew 12:1-3, 11-14 The Church Spectacular
23 Apr 06 Ron Savage Matthew 16:1-4, 13-20   Acts 1:22-24, 36-38 Don’t You Recognise Me?
16 Apr 06 Ron Savage Mark 16:1-20 Unlocking the Future
16 Apr 06 Ron Savage John 19:38 - 20:9 Easter Garden
12 Apr 06 Ron Savage Lenten Study Series at TUC Tales of Passion - Intellignce Dossier - Spy Ring
9 Apr 06 Ron Savage Luke 19:28-41 On His Service
4 Apr 06 Ron Savage Lenten Study Series at Our Lady Of Lourdes Tales of Passion - Politicised Religion
2 Apr 06 Ron Savage Psalm 121   Hebrews 11:8-16 Seeing Beyond
2 Apr 06 Anneke Oppewal John 12:20-33 To die to live
28 Mar 06 Ron Savage Lenten Study Series at St John’s Toorak Tales of Passion - Secret Diary
26 Mar 06 Anneke Oppewal Numbers 21:4-9   John 3:14-21 Focus on the cross
26 Mar 06 Anneke Oppewal Numbers 21:4-9 Snake bite
21 Mar 06 Ron Savage Lenten Study Series at Toorak Uniting Church Tales of Passion - A Soft Touch
19 Mar 06 Ron Savage Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24   St John 1:43-49, 2:23-25 You have it in you!
19 Mar 06 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 20:1-17   John 2:13-25 The law, a chalice
12 Mar 06 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Life Hurdles
5 Mar 06 Ian Brown Genesis 9:8-17   Mark 1:12-15 Suffering and the true colours of God
19 Feb 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 2:1-12 A safety mat
19 Feb 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 2:1-12 Through the roof
29 Jan 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 1:21-28 Demons asked to leave
22 Jan 06 Anneke Oppewal Mark 1:14-20   Psalm 62:5-12 Called to life
24 Dec 05 Anneke Oppewal Order of Service - Christmas Eve 2005 From Darkness to Light
11 Dec 05 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11   John 1:6-8,19-28 The Lord’s annointed
4 Dec 05 Ian Brown Isaiah 40:1-11   Mark 1:1-8 Speaking a new reality
4 Dec 05 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 40:1-11 Preparing the way
27 Nov 05 Anneke Oppewal Mark 13:32-37   Isaiah 11:1-9 Awake and alert
20 Nov 05 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 139   Romans 8:38,39   John 14:1-7 In the heart of God
20 Nov 05 Ian Brown Matthew 25:1-46 Thanks from Jesus
13 Nov 05 Ian Brown Judges 4:1-7   1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Concerning the times and the seasons
6 Nov 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Waiting? For what...
6 Nov 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 The caterpillar and the end of time
6 Nov 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Living in hope
30 Oct 05 Ian Brown Matthew 23:1-12   1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 Faith and action
23 Oct 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8   Matthew 22:34-46   Psalm 90 The proof of the pudding
23 Oct 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 Trustworthy teachers
16 Oct 05 Ian Brown Exodus 33:12-23   1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Awe Mystery Presence
16 Oct 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Thank God for all of you!
9 Oct 05 Audrey Schindler Exodus 32   Matthew 22 The Pitfalls of Partying
9 Oct 05 Anneke Oppewal Philippians 4:4-9 Anxiety replacement therapy
2 Oct 05 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 20:1-4,7-9   Psalm 19   Philippians 3:4b-14 Priorities first
2 Oct 05 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 19 Sweeter than honey
2 Oct 05 Anneke Oppewal Philippians 3:4b-14 Living a Christ like life
18 Sep 05 Ian Brown Matthew 20:1-16 Kingdom pay-scales & heaven’s industrial relations
11 Sep 05 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 14:19-30   Matthew 18:21-35 Either side of the Red Sea
4 Sep 05 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 42 Obstinate in obscurity
28 Aug 05 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 3:1-15   Psalm 42   John 3:15-17 In God’s face
28 Aug 05 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 3:1-15 Burning bush
21 Aug 05 Anneke Oppewal Romans 12:1-8   Matthew 16:13-24 All in
21 Aug 05 Anneke Oppewal Romans 12:1-8 Fit together
14 Aug 05 Ian Brown Psalm 133 How good it is to live in harmony?
7 Aug 05 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 105:1-11 Matthew 14:13-21 Romans 10:5-15 Miraculous Food
31 Jul 05 Ian Brown Genesis 32:21-31   Matthew 26:36-39 Struggles with God
24 Jul 05 Ian Brown Matthew 13:31-33,44-52   Romans 8:26-39 God’s reality for us is like, ....
24 Jul 05 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 13:31-52 Treasure
17 Jul 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 28:10-22   John 1:20-34 Up and down with God
17 Jul 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 28:10-22 Dreams and visions
10 Jul 05 Ian Brown Genesis 25:19-34   Matthew 13:1-9 Broadcasting: Foolishness & Hope
3 Jul 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 24:34-67   Song of Solomon 2:8-13 For good ye are and bad
3 Jul 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Rebekah, a woman of faith
3 Jul 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 21:8-21 Journeys with God
26 Jun 05 Ian Brown Matthew 10:40-42 Signs of Welcome
19 Jun 05 Ian Brown Genesis 21:8-21   Matthew 10:24-39 Hope for the Hopeless
19 Jun 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 21:8-21 Journeys with God
12 Jun 05 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 9:35-10:8   Genesis 18:1-15 A healing community
12 Jun 05 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 9:35-10:8 How do we heal
5 Jun 05 Ian Brown Genesis 12:1-9   Matthew 9:9-13 God Calls
5 Jun 05 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26 Healing and Restoration
29 May 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 6:9-2, 7:24, 8:14-19, 9:8-17 Noah and God and us
22 May 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 1:1 - 2:3   Matthew 28 Some reflections on the Trinity
22 May 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 1:1 - 2:3 Order and Chaos
15 May 05 Ian Brown Acts 2 Pentecost
8 May 05 Anneke Oppewal Acts 1:6-14   1 Peter 5:6-11 Left to trust
8 May 05 Anneke Oppewal Acts 1:6-14 Orphans
1 May 05 Anneke Oppewal Jonah 4   John 3:16-21 Adult tantrums and better choices
1 May 05 Anneke Oppewal Jonah 3 One more step
24 Apr 05 Ian Brown Jonah 3   Ephesians 3:6-21 A second time
17 Apr 05 Anneke Oppewal Jonah 2   Acts 9:1-19a From the deep
10 Apr 05 Anneke Oppewal Jonah 1   Matthew 5:13-16 God is calling
3 Apr 05 Anneke Oppewal John 20:19-31   Romans 6:1-5 Buried in Christ
27 Mar 05 Ian Brown Matthew 28:1-10   Psalm 118:1-2,14-24 There is something new under the sun
20 Mar 05 Ian Brown Matthew 21:1-11 In time and out of season
13 Mar 05 Anneke Oppewal Ezekiel 37:1-14   John 11:1-45 For with God is healing
6 Mar 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 16:1-11   John 9:1-41 Blind as bats
6 Mar 05 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 16:1-11 Royal KPI’s
6 Mar 05 Anneke Oppewal John 9:1-41 Blindness un-covered
20 Feb 05 Ian Brown Genesis 12:1-4   Psalm 121   Romans 4:4-5, 13-17 "Help" - some reflections
13 Feb 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7   Matthew 4:1-11 And they knew that they were naked
13 Feb 05 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7 Serpents, snakes and other slithery things
6 Feb 05 Ian Brown Exodus 24:12-18   Matthew 17:1-9 "Help" - some reflections
6 Feb 05 Anneke Oppewal Exodus 24:12-18 Journey to the top
9 Jan 05 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 42:1-9   Matthew 3:13-17 God is with us
9 Jan 05 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 3:13-17 The race we run
2 Jan 05 Anneke Oppewal Matthew 2:1-12 The long way home
25 Dec 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 97   Luke 2:1-14 Contrasts, contrasts!
19 Dec 04 Anneke Oppewal Advent 4 Carol service The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light
12 Dec 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 1:39-45   Genesis 18:1-15 Cartwheels in the womb
5 Dec 04 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 1:9-18   Luke 1:8-20 Leadership with an open mind
28 Nov 04 Anneke Oppewal Genesis 12:1-5   Luke 1:26-38 Gifts - Advent and Mary
21 Nov 04 Anneke Oppewal Colossians 1:11-20 Christ as King
14 Nov 04 Ian Brown Isaiah 65:17-25   Luke 21:5-19 Heaven and earth: hopes and visions
14 Nov 04 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 65:17-25 Hold on to your dreams
7 Nov 04 Ian Brown Haggai 2:1-4   Luke 20:27-38 When we are dead and other curly questions
7 Nov 04 Anneke Oppewal Haggai 1:15b - 2:9 Darkness all around
31 Oct 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 19:1-10   2 Thessalonians1:1-4, 11-12 It wasn’t Zachaeus!
24 Oct 04 Ian Brown Luke 18:9-14   Joel 2:23-32 Fronting up to God
17 Oct 04 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 31:27-34   2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 Back to basics
17 Oct 04 Anneke Oppewal 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5 T-mail
10 Oct 04 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 29:1-7   Psalm 66:1-12 Exile, is it a place or a state of mind?
3 Oct 04 Ian Brown Lamentations 3:17-26   Luke 17:5-10 Lament and the exercise of faith
3 Oct 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 17:3-10 Planting trees in the sea
26 Sep 04 Ian Brown Jeremiah 32:1-3,6-15   Luke 16:19-31 Investment, Faith and Suffering
19 Sep 04 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 8:18 - 9:1   1 Timothy 2:1-7 Sick and tired
19 Sep 04 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 8 The art of lamenting
12 Sep 04 Ian Brown Luke 15:1-10   Psalm 14 Lost and found
12 Sep 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 15:1-10 Not a very good business manager
5 Sep 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 14:25-34   Psalm 139 Considering the Cost
5 Sep 04 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 18:1-11 The Potter
29 Aug 04 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 2:7-14   Luke 12:1,7-24 Thank you, but no thank you
29 Aug 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 12:1,7-24 Banquet
22 Aug 04 Ian Brown Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16   Jeremiah 1:4-10 Hospitality; a God reflector
15 Aug 04 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 5:1-7   Hebrews 11:29 - 12:1,2   Luke 12:49-56 A cloud of witnesses
15 Aug 04 Anneke Oppewal Hebrews 11:29 - 12:1,2 Faith in the clouds?
8 Aug 04 Ian Brown Luke 12:32-40   Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 Treasures and Faith at the Ready
1 Aug 04 Ian Brown Luke 12:13-21   Colossians 3:1-11 Bigger is better and other foolishness
25 Jul 04 Anneke Oppewal Ezekiel 47:1-12   Revelations 22:1-5 The flow of God’s mercy
18 Jul 04 Ian Brown Luke 10:38-42   Colossians 1:15-28 The better part and how to know it
18 Jul 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke:10:38-42 Fussing God
11 Jul 04 Ian Brown Luke 10:25-37 Neighbors and what to do with them
4 Jul 04 Anneke Oppewal 2 Kings 5   Galatians 6:1-15 Mudbath or baptism?
4 Jul 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 10:1-9, 17-21 The outgoing Church
4 Jul 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 30 Life with God
27 Jun 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 9:51-62   Galatians 5:13-26 The tree and the fruits
27 Jun 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 9:51-62 Keeping our eyes on the road
20 Jun 04 Ian Brown John 15:1-8   Galatians 3:23-29 Uniters by Nature
13 Jun 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 7:36-8:3   Galatians 2:15-21 Died to sin, crucified with Christ
13 Jun 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 5 Talking to God about things that matter
6 Jun 04 Ian Brown Psalm 8   John 16:12-15 "Crowned with glory & honour"
6 Jun 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 8   Romans 5:1-5 The wheel of grace
30 May 04 Ian Brown Acts 2:1-21   Psalm 104 "All fired Up"
23 May 04 Anneke Oppewal John 17:20-26   Acts 16:16-34 Invited to join the dance of love
23 May 04 Ian Brown Acts 16:16-34 Unexpected Freedom
16 May 04 Anneke Oppewal Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 A city to dream of...
9 May 04 Anneke Oppewal John 4 Tapping into confessions
2 May 04 Ian Brown Psalm 23   Revelation 7:9-17 Soul Restorations - ... 'renovators delight'
2 May 04 Anneke Oppewal Revelations 7:9-17   John 10:22-30 There is a Lamb on the throne
25 Apr 04 Anneke Oppewal John 21:1-19   Acts 9:1-9 On the beach
18 Apr 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 118:14-29   Acts 5:27-32   Revelation 1:4-8 Life is not a dress rehearsal
18 Apr 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 118 Building a future
11 Apr 04 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 65:17-25   Luke 24:1-12   1 Corinthians 15:12-15 If Christ has not been raised
4 Apr 04 Ian Brown Luke 19:28-40 The Press That Might Have Been
4 Apr 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 19:28-40 The servant King
28 Mar 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 126   Isaiah 43:16-21   John 12:1-8 A spendthrift lover
21 Mar 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 32   Luke 15:11-31   2 Corinthians 5:16-22 The Prodigal Father
21 Mar 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 15:11-32 Living in the presence of the Father
7 Mar 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 27   Luke 13:31-35 A weeping God
7 Mar 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 27   Luke 13:31-35 Jerusalem, Jerusalem
22 Feb 04 Anneke Oppewal Luke 9:23-36 Up the mountain and down again
1 Feb 04 Anneke Oppewal Psalm 71:1-6   Jeremiah 1:4-10   1 Corinthians 13 Discerning our calling
25 Jan 04 Anneke Oppewal Nehemia 7:73-8:12   Exodus 17:1-17 Making a new start, Finding guidance, The usefulness of road marks
18 Jan 04 Anneke Oppewal 1 Corinthians 12:1-13   John 2:1-11 The abundance of God’s giving
18 Jan 04 Anneke Oppewal 1 Corinthians 12:4-13 Arms, Legs, Hands and Feet
24 Dec 03 Anneke Oppewal John 1:1-18 Looking beyond the immediate
21 Dec 03 Anneke Oppewal Micah 5:1-5 A new start from small beginnings
14 Dec 03 Anneke Oppewal You brood of vipers!
14 Dec 03 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 12:2-6 The wells of salvation
7 Dec 03 Anneke Oppewal Malachi 3:1-4   Luke:3:1-6 A voice crying in the wilderness
30 Nov 03 Anneke Oppewal Jeremiah 33:14-16 Hope needs maintenance
16 Nov 03 Anneke Oppewal 1 Samuel 4:5-18   Mark 13:1-8   Hebrews 10:11-14 The Glory gone
16 Nov 03 Anneke Oppewal Mark 13:1-8 Who is afraid of the dark?
9 Nov 03 Ian Brown Mark 12:38-44 About Just Giving
2 Nov 03 Anneke Oppewal Ruth 1:1-18 The journey of life
26 Oct 03 Ian Brown Mark 10:46-52   Job 42 The eyes of faith
19 Oct 03 Ian Brown Mark 10:32-45 How to be the greatest
12 Oct 03 Anneke Oppewal Hebrews 4:12-16   Mark 10:17-31 Treasuring sharing
5 Oct 03 Ian Brown Job 1:1, 2:1-10   Hebrews 2:5-12 The good of suffering? - Mrs Job speaks out
5 Oct 03 Anneke Oppewal Mark 10:2-16 Dreaming of true love
28 Sep 03 Robert Gallacher Genesis Creation - Environment
28 Sep 03 Anneke Oppewal James 5:13-20 Done some anointing lately?
21 Sep 03 Anneke Oppewal Proverbs 31:10-31   Mark 9:30-37   James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a Nobody wants reality!
14 Sep 03 Anneke Oppewal James 3:1-11 Dragons watch your fire
7 Sep 03 Anneke Oppewal Isaiah 35:3-7a   Psalm 146   Mark 7:24-37 Opinion leaders wanted
7 Sep 03 Ian Brown Mark 7:31-37 An Opening Beyond the Boundaries
31 Aug 03 Ian Brown James 1:17-27   Song of Solomon 2:8-13   Mark 7:1-23 More than do-gooders
17 Aug 03 Ian Brown John 6:51-58 Bread For Today
17 Aug 03 Anneke Oppewal Psalms 111 and 112 Praise
10 Aug 03 Ian Brown Ephesians 4:25-5:2   John 6:41-51 Christian Ethics - How to Behave & why?
3 Aug 03 Anneke Oppewal 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a   John 6:35 You are that man
3 Aug 03 Ian Brown John 6:26-35 Jesus responds!
27 Jul 03 Ian Brown John 6:1-13 Sharing might work?
13 Jul 03 Anneke Oppewal 2 Samuel 6:1-19   Ephesians 1:3-14 Worship a matter of life and death
6 Jul 03 Anneke Oppewal Mark 6:1-13 Prejudice
8 Jun 03 Anneke Oppewal Acts 2:1-15 Pentecost
1 Jun 03 Anneke Oppewal Acts 1:15-17, 21-26 One lost
20 Apr 03  Anneke Oppewal  Mark 16:1-8 Resurrection
23 Mar 03 Ian Brown Exodus 20:1-17   1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Law & Foolishness with War in the Background
16 Mar 03 Ian Brown Mark 8:31-38 At Cross Purposes
09 Mar 03 Ian Brown Genesis 9:8-17 The colours of God
23 Feb 03 Ian Brown Isaiah 43:18-25   Mark 2:1-12 A new thing and a hole in the roof
28 Apr 02 Ian Brown Acts 7:55-60 100% Plus
21 Apr 02 Ian Brown Acts 2:42-47 Sharing Today
14 Apr 02 Ian Brown Acts 2:36-41 Opting out of opting out
7 Apr 02 Ian Brown John 20:19-31 Coping with Change
1 Mar 01 Hugh Eadie Seek First His Kingdom...
21 Jan 01 Ian Brown Luke 4:14-21 Formed by the Word
31 Dec 00 Ian Brown Luke 2:41-52 Jesus going to the Temple
25 Dec 00 Ian Brown Luke 2:8-20 Christmas has an incredible power!
24 Dec 00 Ian Brown Luke 1:39-45 A Baby is Coming
17 Dec 00 Ian Brown Luke 3:7-18 Just Preparation
10 Dec 00 Ian Brown Luke 3:1-6 Prepare the Way
3 Dec 00 Ian Brown Luke 21:25-36 On the look out!
19 Nov 00 Ian Parton Mark 13:1-8 A Message in Stone
10 Sep 00 Duncan Watson Psalm 125:1-2 The pilgrimage is an enactment of trust
3 Sep 00 Hugh Eadie James 1:18- Hearing and doing - faith with works
27 Aug 00 Hugh Eadie John 6:56-69 What are our expectations?
30 Jul 00 Ian Brown John 6 Bean Counting Disciples
23 Jul 00 Ian Brown Mark 6:30-34 Teaching, by word and example
16 Jul 00 Ian Brown 2 Samuel 6 Praise God: a dancing King and a Cosmic Plan
24 Jun 00 Robin Boyd 2 Corinthians 6:1, 2 Beyond Technology
18 Jun 00 David Hodges   Why be Good?
4 Jun 00 James Donaldson   Living with Faith
28 May 00 Alistair Macrae 125th Anniversary Holding on and letting go
30 Apr 00 Alan Reid John 20:24-29 Quit dragging the dead

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