Search
  • Greg Jenks

No purse, no bag, no sandals


An extract from the Dean's sermon for Sunday, 7 July 2019:

We’ve come a long way. And it is not all good. The distance between the practice of Jesus and the practice of the church gives us pause to stop and think.

As we rediscover what God is calling us to be and to do in a post-Christian secular Australia, these three fundamentals from Jesus and his earliest followers in the Galilee may well represent ancient wisdom that we need to embrace afresh:

  • Travel light

  • Do good

  • Share (whatever you have) (all of it!)

This is the call of God on us as individuals, as families, and as a cathedral community.

May God give us the courage to do what has to be done.

The full text of this sermon together with video may be found online.


6 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Jesus' Baptism points to Jobs for all of us.

220109 Baptism of Christ C Luke 3.15-22 Isiah 43.1-7 Ps 29 Acts 8 14-17 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The preparations for Christmas are done and the decoratio

Guiding light in our darkness

Epiphany Isaiah 60:1-6, P 72, 1-7, 10-14 Matthew 2:1-12 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen Subtitles are a give-away. Today we celebrate the Season of The Epiphany

Widows of faith

211107 Pentecost 24B Ruth 3 1-5. 4 3-17 Psalm 127 Hebrews 9 23-28 Mark 12. 38-44 + In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit Amen. Even in Australia, the death rate statistic