Category Luke

God’s story in Sydney today

“everything written about me…must be fulfilled.” (Luke 24:44) I arranged for a guest preacher to speak at our church while I was on holidays. Unfortunately, he came down with Covid and so, while away, I had to arrange something else.…

Sure Hope

Today is Anzac Day 2022 – 25th April is always a significant day for Australians as we remember those who have served our country – a remembrance that has been held ever since the devastating landing at Gallipoli in 2015. It…

Palm Sunday – Coming to Jerusalem

“And when he had said these things, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.” (Luke 19:28). I’m writing on 24th March 2022. I note that because it was exactly 20 years ago today that I heard a stirring sermon on…

Consider the ravens

Consider the ravens. (Luke 12:23). I’ll never forget the day that I first preached on Luke 12 at St Stephens. It was February 2003. Five minutes before the service began my son informed me that there was a dead crow…

Greatest Media Launch ever

Here is the 3rd part of the Christmas 2021 sermon: 3rd Trimester: Angelic broadcasts good news of miracle birth (Luke 2:1-20) 3rd trimester…Christmas day arrives. And here we see that the living God of Israel works his creative kingdom design even through…

The Dad who learnt not to box God in

Here’s Part 2 of my Christmas 2021 sermon: 2nd Trimester: Dumb Dad bursts forth in benediction (Luke 1:57-80) Luke doesn’t have us follow Mary home…but instead has us stay with Elizabeth and Zechariah for the birth of John the Baptist. Zechariah…