God’s Call

January 24th, 2021|

January is generally a pretty quiet time as people relax into summer, enjoy the beach or time away from the usual routines of life. I have often enjoy [...]

New beginnings

January 14th, 2021|

Our readings this Sunday speak about new beginnings, firstly in the story of Samuel who as a young lad learns to listen for God’s guidance, and then i [...]

Baptism

January 8th, 2021|

I have vivid memories of two very different baptisms. The first took place on a warm sunny blue-sky day early on a Sunday morning. I had discovered th [...]

A light to our path

December 31st, 2020|

In the lull after Christmas Day we seem to automatically go down a gear and begin to ease off from the tensions of work, maybe watching the Boxing Day [...]

God’s reconciling love

December 18th, 2020|

This Sunday we light the fourth candle on our Advent wreath – the candle of Love. However, the word ‘love’ means so many different things that we need [...]

Surprised by joy

December 14th, 2020|

Some of my favourite stories as a child were those written by C.S. Lewis in his Narnia Chronicles. They are stories about children doing amazing thing [...]

Act for peace

December 4th, 2020|

In the season of Advent we traditionally pick up the themes of HOPE, on the first Sunday, then PEACE, on the second Sunday, as we hear Isaiah’s powerf [...]

A beacon of light

November 26th, 2020|

Over the last two weeks Mich and I have enjoyed walking the beach in the early morning down at Point Lonsdale. The briny scent of the sea, the fresh a [...]

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