Help when I feel abandoned by God

A sermon by Rev Rod Benson, 29 September 2019 Psalm 10:1, 12   One of my favourite fiction writers is William Golding, best known as the author of Lord of the Flies. One of his other novels, The Inheritors,tells the story of Lok and his family, the last surviving Neanderthals in a world where another …

Being Australian, being Christian

A sermon by Rod Benson Matthew 22:15-22 “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Oi, oi, oi!” Brothers and sisters of the Australian soil, I greet you. On Tuesday Australia celebrates its birthday, in recognition of that defining event of national history, the arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, on 26 …