Advent: Love, 22 December 2019

The four words of advent do more than remember Jesus coming into the world. They speak of what he brings. These are words filled with action and purpose. The words are: Hope, Peace, Joy and Love. And they were carried into our world by Jesus. He calls his followers, today, to continue to carry them […]

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Advent: Joy, 15 December 2019

The four words of advent do more than remember Jesus coming into the world. They speak of what he brings. These are words filled with action and purpose. The words are: Hope, Peace, Joy and Love. And they were carried into our world by Jesus. He calls his followers, today, to continue to carry them […]

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Advent: Peace, 8 December 2019

The four words of advent do more than remember Jesus coming into the world. They speak of what he brings. These are words filled with action and purpose. The words are: Hope, Peace, Joy and Love. And they were carried into our world by Jesus. He calls his followers, today, to continue to carry them […]

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Advent: Hope, December 1 2019

The four words of advent do more than remember Jesus coming into the world. They speak of what he brings. These are words filled with action and purpose. The words are: Hope, Peace, Joy and Love. And they were carried into our world by Jesus. He calls his followers, today, to continue to carry them […]

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A Curious Christmas: Dec 2, 2018

Today’s Preacher: Stephen Baxter Advent 1 This Christmas we will follow Matthew’s story. Writing to a Jewish readership, Matthew endeavours to explain how Jesus is their long-anticipated Messiah. However, his arrival is nothing like they expected and indeed quite curious. Yet we celebrate Christmas amid festivities that have become more and more commercialised and full […]

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Christmas Day: Your Invitation to Come Home, December 25

Christmas in Australia is full of festivities, fun and families. But not for everyone. Life for many is weighed down by boredom, sadness and meaninglessness. Whatever our life experience, Christmas stirs up intense emotions that can be described as a longing for home. That is why we put so much energy into our traditions or […]

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Advent 4: Home Coming, December 24

Christmas in Australia is full of festivities, fun and families. But not for everyone. Life for many is weighed down by boredom, sadness and meaninglessness. Whatever our life experience, Christmas stirs up intense emotions that can be described as a longing for home. That is why we put so much energy into our traditions or […]

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Advent 3: In Exile, December 17

Christmas in Australia is full of festivities, fun and families. But not for everyone. Life for many is weighed down by boredom, sadness and meaninglessness. Whatever our life experience, Christmas stirs up intense emotions that can be described as a longing for home. That’s why we put so much energy into our traditions or gift-giving […]

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Advent 1: Home longing, December 3

Christmas in Australia is full of festivities, fun and families. But not for everyone. Life for many is weighed down by boredom, sadness and meaninglessness. Whatever our life experience, Christmas stirs up intense emotions that can be described as a longing for home. That is why we put so much energy into our traditions or […]

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Hope Arrives, 25 Dec, 2016

Stephen Baxter, Luke 2:1-20

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