Babel: Imagine All the People (Genesis 10:1-11:9)

I haven’t been able to find any songs about the Tower of Babel. But through the week, I did locate one that describes the situation in Genesis 10-11 pretty well (which we will never sing here). It goes like this: Imagine there’s no heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above usContinue reading “Babel: Imagine All the People (Genesis 10:1-11:9)”

A Fresh Start? (Genesis 9:18-29)

Sunday 25th February 2018 One of my favourite films is the Australia classic The Castle,. And it begins with a theology of sin. As Dale Kerrigan introduces us to his family, he says, “Pity my oldest brother couldn’t be there. His name’s Wayne. He’s in jail. Eight years for armed robbery. Many people would callContinue reading “A Fresh Start? (Genesis 9:18-29)”

The LORD Remembers Us (Genesis 8:1-9:17)

Sunday 11th February 2018 27th January is Holocaust Remembrance Day. In 2018, it marked 73 years since the date in 1945 when Soviet forces liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp. Speaking on the anniversary 2 years ago, Arek Hersh, who arrived at the concentration camp as a 14 year old, said, “When I think of allContinue reading “The LORD Remembers Us (Genesis 8:1-9:17)”

The LORD Sees Our Corruption (Genesis 6:1-7:24)

Sunday 4th February 2018 This summer, like any summer, is a risky time for fires, like the grassfire at Winton just a few weeks ago. And as Sarah, the girls, and I have been traveling through Victoria these last few weeks, we’ve driven past numerous Fire Danger warning signs on the outskirts of country towns.Continue reading “The LORD Sees Our Corruption (Genesis 6:1-7:24)”