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

Whatever it is that keeps widening your heart

1 Samuel 17.57-18.5 Psalm 9.9-20 2 Corinthians 5.6-10, 5.14-17 Mark 4.35-41 Whatever it is that keeps widening your heart                                   ©Suzanne Grimmett Why are you afraid? Have you still no faith? These words on Jesus’ lips in the midst of the stormy sea might prompt us to ask ourselves the same questions. Where do you find … 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

Recovering our imagination

SERMON Recovering our imagination                                                    ©Suzanne Grimmett New Year’s Eve Isaiah 11:1-3, 6-9 2 Corinthians 5:16-21   What if hope is not an idea or a feeling but a practice? If hope was active engagement rather than a thought, the most obvious ground for it to be nourished would be in courage. While fear isolates, courage … Read more

Christianity cannot be grasped

SERMON  Trinity Sunday  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  7 June 2020  Exodus 34.1-8  2 Corinthians 13.11-13  Matthew 28.16-20  Christianity cannot be grasped ©Suzanne Grimmett   Today is jokingly referred to as “Choose your heresy Sunday”. It is the day  where preaching rights are traditionally given to theological students and  curates or, if you get lucky, a … Read more

The Extravagance of Reconciliation

SERMON  Lent 4  31 March 2019 Joshua 5:2-12  Psalm 32  2 Corinthians 5:16-21  Luke 15:11-32  ©Sue Wilton  The Extravagance of Reconciliation  Context, as they say, is everything. The very famous parable of what is  popularly referred to as “The Prodigal Son” is the third of a series of  stories Jesus tells about something being lost; … Read more