Category Archives: Topical Sermons

Sermons on a particular topic

A sermon for Trinity Sunday 2017

It’s Trinity Sunday, and as we are the Church of the Holy Trinity (Dulwich Hill) that makes today something like a patronal festival. It’s the closest we get, at any rate! I appreciate that it’s an odd sort of patronal … Continue reading

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Embrace the Chaos – Pentecost 2017

“When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as … Continue reading

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Jesus vs. the Mother of all Bombs! (a sermon for Easter Day)

“Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has been raised.” (Matthew 28:5-6a) I don’t know what things have been weighing on your mind over the last … Continue reading

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Easter Sermon 2013 (Luke 24:1-12)

Jesus Christ is risen today! Our triumphant Holy Day! Ha-a-a-le-lu-hal-le-lu-ul-jah! It’s nice to be triumphant every now and then, isn’t it? So much of the time we walk around feeling defeated – defeated by the powers that be, overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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Homosexuality, the New Testament and Today (Part 2)

During the last couple of weeks, I have been hearing & reading stories – stories both similar and different to my own; different because the people I’ve been listening to, or reading about, appear to be wired differently to me … Continue reading

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Homosexuality, the Old Testament and Today (Part 1)

I would like, in this and next week’s sermon, to speak about the highly fraught subject of homosexuality.  Necessarily, I will need to be selective and brief, because of the obvious time constraints, although I am somewhat helped by the … Continue reading

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A 9/11 Sermon

Today is September 12th here in Sydney, which means that in the USA it is September 11th – around 4.30pm in the afternoon if you live on the West Coast and 7.30pm if you live on the East Coast, and … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Easter

Its Easter 2010, and we at Holy Trinity have just finished our 24-hour Easter prayer vigil.  One of the unexpected things that came out of that time where we kept the church open for prayer for a 24-hour period was … Continue reading

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Woman Know Thy Place! (part 2) by Dr Keith Mascord

This is the second part of a two-part series, delivered by Dr Keith Mascord, on a Biblical perspective on gender differences and the role of women. Both were given at Holy Trinity Church, Dulwich Hill. For part one, click here. Today … Continue reading

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