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The Battle for the Vineyard – a sermon on Matthew 21:33-40

“Hear another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. When … 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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From the pulpit to the boxing ring – The Point Magazine, August 2015

I’m really proud to have been featured in this article in The Point Magazine. The journalist, Widyan Fares, was as charming as she was professional and a woman of great insight. It was a privilege to be interviewed by her. If you … Continue reading

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Boxing Father Dave has a Ring of Confidence – Inner West Courier Jan 11th, 2013.

NOT content with holding the world record for the most continuous rounds of boxing, Father Dave Smith wants to challenge an Irish fighter who attempted to beat his record. Follow this reporter on Twitter: @Oli_Murray The parish priest at the Holy … Continue reading

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Fighting Father Dave to Attempt Guinness World Record – Blitz Magazine

Anglican parish priest Father Dave Smith, 50, is taking the good fight to a new level as he attempts the Guinness World Record for the greatest number of continuous rounds of boxing. On Sunday 1 April, Father Dave will leave … Continue reading

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Saving Souls a Counterpunch from Above – SMH

OUTSIDE the café on Marrickville Road where Father Dave Smith has coffee every morning, a tattooed 20-something is slouched in a chair, sipping on a drink between cigarette drags. Inside, an open newspaper page is headed “Muslim Unrest” above pictures … Continue reading

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A BIG SUNDAY FOR … GLOVED PALMS

When Father Dave Smith of Holy Trinity Church in Dulwich Hill saw the youth centre’s budget was a few thousand dollars short, he decided to break a Guinness world record and raise $10, 000. “I can preach and I can … Continue reading

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Father fights for world record – Valley Times

When fighters step into the ring with Father Dave Smith, they’re usually hesitant to throw the first punch – until he connects with one. Next month at least 30 boxers; from champion Anthony Mundine to novice John Safran, will face … Continue reading

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Priest goes the Knuckle – Inner West Courier

When fighters step into the ring with Father Dave Smith, they’re usually hesitant to throw the first punch – until he connects with one. Next month at least 30 boxers; from champion Anthony Mundine to novice John Safran, will face … Continue reading

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