Sermon Series in Job

I’ve just finished a sermon series in Job at Glenquarie Anglican. Job’s a deep book, full of challenging thoughts and big questions and answers. It’s also 42 chapters long but not the sort of book (IMHO) that lends itself to a full systematic exposition. Instead I chose to break it up in the following way […]

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Discipleship and the Sermon – great stuff from the Pyros

The always-excellent Pyros have some great material this week on a topic that’s been bouncing around a little in my head. First, Dan Philips on understanding discipleship The Greek word translated disciple is perfectly straightforward and uncontroversial. It is μαθητὴς (mathētēs), and it means “student, pupil, learner.” That’s it. What, you’re waiting for some deeply-spiritual, mystical sense? […]

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The Sermon as “Super Moon”

Bear with me while I fly a little kite… Yesterday evening saw a Super Moon, a rare moment when the moon was about as close to the earth as it can get. It appeared 14% bigger and 30% brighter than a normal full moon. The proximity of the moon also brings about higher tides. I […]

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