I Can’t Breathe – recommended viewing

“I can’t breathe” is the title of the July 13th ABC TV 4 Corners programme which all Australians, particularly white Australians should watch. However, like me, you are likely to find it an uncomfortable experience as Stan Grant, himself an indigenous man, links the Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S. with the frustration and pain of indigenous Australians. I found myself thinking: the Spirit of God is speaking to our nation through this programme. (Ewan) Here’s the link: https://www.abc.net.au/4corners/

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Suggested follow-ups to July 5th Sermon

Malcolm Guite is a Christian poet.  Here he reads one of his poems which relates to the theme of today’s message. You may find it helpful to listen to it prayerfully: https://malcolmguite.files.wordpress.com/2020/07/dominus-illuminatio.m4a   During the sermon, Ewan asks if you’ve had an “apocalyptic experience” where God has unveiled or revealed something more of Christ and his ways to you in recent times. If so, you may wish to share this with other members of our community in the Comments section below, so we can all be encouraged together.

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Sunday Service July 5th

Click here for the service Here are two suggestions you may like to follow by way of responding to the sermon:  Malcolm Guite is a Christian poet.  Here he reads one of his poems which relates to the theme of today’s message. You may find it helpful to listen to it prayerfully: https://malcolmguite.files.wordpress.com/2020/07/dominus-illuminatio.m4a During the sermon, Ewan asks if you’ve had an “apocalyptic experience” where God has unveiled or revealed something more of Christ and his ways to you in recent times. If so, you may wish to share this with other members of our community in the Comments section below, […]

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Refugee Week

June 14-20 2020 is Refugee Week. This year’s theme is ‘celebrating the year of welcome’.  if you would like to receive a daily email with a short Biblical reflection on the theme of Welcome, sign up at Common Grace.  

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