June 24th, 2022|

This Sunday is my last Sunday at St John’s and it's hard for me to get my head around that, as it all seems to be rushing to an end, and I wonder how [...]

The still small voice of God brings peace

June 17th, 2022|

The stories we hear from the Bible this Sunday speak about God overcoming all that torments and destroys us. Elijah the prophet has been an inspiring [...]

The invitation of God

June 11th, 2022|

There is a great little children’s song called ‘The Circle Song’ that is very appropriate as we celebrate Trinity Sunday. Come and join the circle, co [...]

Encounters with Jesus that bring new hope

June 3rd, 2022|

The writer of the Gospel of Luke is a masterful storyteller. Without his contribution we wouldn’t have the story of the Prodigal Son or the Good Samar [...]

Peaceful spiritual practices

May 19th, 2022|

Jesus’ parting gift to his disciples is the gift of his peace. "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world give [...]

A fresh start

April 28th, 2022|

One of the powerful themes in our Gospel reading this Sunday is forgiveness. The Gospel reading recounts the story of the disciples who have gone back [...]

Lest we forget

April 25th, 2022|

Today is Anzac Day, which always falls in the Easter Season. And Easter is all about Jesus giving his life so that we might live. In the middle of the [...]

The way of self-giving service

April 8th, 2022|

Only once in the last 40 years have I taken leave during Holy Week. It was a time when I had Long Service Leave and went overseas on holiday. It was g [...]