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Sabbatical: steady

The stewardship of attention and anxiety has come to the fore as an important dimension of the discipline of preparing for Sabbath. Continue reading

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Year B Proper 27: the widows and the stewardship sermon

What a gift these readings are in the season of stewardship campaigns! They have a lot to say to us about trusting in the providence of God, about sharing, about giving, about the rewards of a faithful offering. What a … Continue reading

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Year A Proper 24: the stewardship sermon

The question about taxes, and rendering unto Caesar, led into a sermon with time for pew-talk. The outline / framework went something like this: Jesus does a really nice politician’s job of handing the question back to the Pharisees and … Continue reading

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Year C Proper 22: All that we need

Whether the Psalm is spoken or sung or whispered behind closed doors, there is no softening that last line, with its vicious dreams of vengeance. We might be tempted to ask what it’s doing in our Bible, or at least … Continue reading

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Stewardship

As the new programme year gets started in churches across the country, there’s a phrase that’s started its annual whispering into our ears, and I’ve been thinking about the idea of sacrificial giving, and how we present our requests for financial support, aka … Continue reading

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