Jesus enters Jerusalem (Palm Sunday) – John 12:12-19. April 10 2019
Womin-Jeka, (which is the local Wurundjeri indigenous phrase for welcome in my part of Australia) sisters and brothers and warm greetings from Melbourne. I trust all is well in your world. Today’s gospel text comes from John 12:12-19 where Jesus enters Jerusalem which we celebrate this coming Sunday as Palm Sunday, and it is full […]
Jesus heals on the Sabbath – John 5:17-30. April 3, 2019
Atamarie e hoa ma, kia kaha ki to haerenga ki a Ihu Karaiti. Peaceful morning friends, be strong in your travels with Jesus! The gospel we have today is from John 5:17-30, another scandal on the sabbath involving Jesus doing ‘good stuff’! Today’s text is the response that Jesus made to some religious nitpickers who […]
Farewell John – Good and faithful servant
On Saturday, the 23rd March, 2019, we formally said goodbye to John Smith. A common enough name, a profoundly ‘one out of the box’ character in more ways than one! More of that later! We first gathered in the Wave Baptist Church in the seaside village of Ocean Grove, on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula, not […]
Sean in Australia
Sean Stillman from God’s Squad in South Wales has come to Australia sharing stores and launching his book. He was well received by all.