So then…

8th Sunday after Pentecost July 18thSt Andrew’s Indooroopilly Richard Browning Readings: 2 Samuel 7:1-14a and Psalm 89:20-37 Ephesians 2:11-22 Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Key Concept:Lean in and allow; ‘undergo’ and become. Guiding question:Who are your teachers? Gospel Message:In Christ, the dividing wall is ended, there is a new and singular humanity. Prayer:O God help us become … Read more

Death of John the Baptist

2 Samuel 6.1-5, 12b-19 Ps 24 Ephesians 1.1-14 Mark 6.14-29 Sermon by Lauren Martin Is it just me, or have any of you ever wondered why in the Gospel Mark the author decided to place the remembering of John the Baptist’s death between the sending out and the coming in of the Twelve disciples? Jesus … Read more

The edge

5th Sunday after Trinity  June 27th   St Andrew’s Indooroopilly Fr Richard Browning Readings: First reading and Psalm  2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 Psalm 130 Second reading  2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Gospel  Mark 5:21-43 Key image/movement:  Moving towards the threshold. Reaching out with empty hands.  Prayer: O Christ for whom we search, our help when all help is … Read more

We believe in one God…

We believe in one God… 5 June 2021 4th Sunday of Easter 1 Samuel 8.4-11, 16-20; 11.14-15 Psalm 138 2 Corinthians 4.13-5.1 Mark 3.20-35 ©Lauren Martin We as Christians share in the belief that it is through Jesus Christ that we have the forgiveness of sins. The bonds of sin and death have ended! In … Read more

Trinity Sunday

May 30th St Andrew’s Indooroopilly Fr Richard Browning Readings: Isaiah 6:1-8Psalm 29 Romans 8:12-17 John 3:1-17 Key image or metaphor: St Andrew’s Crucifix Clue for spiritual practice:             Don’t bring an assertion (‘we know’).                         Live a question instead. Intellectual proposition: Knowing is not a head thing, it is a lived thing. Unless it costs, … Read more

Oneness with God

16.05.21 SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER St Andrew’s Indooroopilly Acts 1:15-17,21-26             Psalm 1         1 John 5:9-13          John 17:6-19 Have you ever known the satisfaction of accomplishing something that is really important and then experiencing a sense of joy in its completion? I know that I have experienced that feeling many times in my life. The birth … Read more

Co-Mingling with God

Easter 6 9 MAY 2021  Co-Mingling with God  ©Jeni Nix         If you’ve been in church circles for even the shortest length of time, it’s fairly probable that you have come across the word ‘abide’ at least once. This word seems to be applicable in so many teachings in Scripture, but also in much of our … Read more

Abundant life

4th Sunday of Easter Acts 4.5-12 Ps 23 1  John 3.16-24 John 10.1-18  Abundant life                                                                                        ©Lauren Martin Today in our gospel reading we heard Jesus say that he ‘came so that they [we] may have life and have it abundantly.’ (John 10.10) At the same time we hear Jesus saying two of his well … Read more

Outdoor exterior cross

How wonderful to see our cross installed in time for Holy Week, thanks to the generosity of Matthew Hart and the combined efforts of the Indooroopilly Men’s Shed and Alan Gregory who brought it to delivery and final completion. There is a sense that this cross fits so well and is perfect for the location. … Read more

Fellowship in Christ

‘Fellowship in Christ’: A Sermon offered by Lauren Martin Second Easter (April 10 and 11) Acts 4.32-3 Psalm 133 1 John 1.1-2.2 John 20.19-31 My the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing in your sight, our Lord and Redeemer. Amen Today I would like to invite you to help … Read more