Trinity Sunday

26 May 2024 St Andrew’s Indooroopilly Rev Richard Browning (NB: this text here is fuller than the one used on Sunday morning with a few end notes added) Isaiah 6.1-8 … Read more

“On a dark night”

                                                           ©Lauren Martin In Tales of the Hasidim there is a story: An old rabbi asked his pupils how they could tell when the night had ended and … Read more

EASTER II

St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Indooroopilly 7 April 2024 Preaching on 1 John 1:1-2:2 Rev’d Richard Browning At the school Easter service I led on Holy Tuesday we used a 5.5kg … Read more

Easter Vigil Homily

Matthew 28:1-18 ©Marian Free In the name of God, who in Jesus shows us how to be truly free – of our fears, our anxieties and our insecurities. Amen. Christ … Read more

“What an act of love!”

SERMON Maundy Thursday John 13.1-17, 31b-35 Sunday 24 March 2024      ©Lauren Martin During supper, our Lord and teacher takes the place of a servant – removing his outer … Read more

Sermon for Lent 4

John 3:14-21 ©Marian Free In the name of God, Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, Life-Giver. Amen. Snakes alive! Today’s gospel is so dense and so filled with complex ideas that it is easy … Read more

“After the Mountain”

Transfiguration Sunday 2 Kings 2.1-12 Psalm 50.1-6 2 Corinthians 4.3-12 Mark 9.2-9 Sunday 10 February 2024   ©Lauren Martin This Sunday we stand in the liminal space, the space of the … Read more

So let it be a tale

Advent 3 17 December 2023 Rev’d Richard Browning Readings: Isaiah 61.1-4, 8-11 The Song of Mary (Magnificat) 1 Thessalonians 5.12–28 John 1.6–8, 1.19–28 (These are the expanded notes behind the … Read more