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What is faith? (A sermon on Hebrews 11:1-16)

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. 2Indeed, by faith our ancestors received approval. 3By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is … Continue reading

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Hosea; how much further can you push the prophecy envelope?

When the Lord first spoke through Hosea, the Lord said to Hosea, “Go, take for yourself a wife of whoredom and have children of whoredom, for the land commits great whoredom by forsaking the Lord.” (Hosea 1:2) There is so … Continue reading

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We are all Samaritans (A sermon on Luke 10:25-37)

One of the last things we did during our recent trip to Damascus was to meet with Dr Nabil Toumeh – a member of the Syrian Parliament and advisor to the International Human Rights Commission. Dr Toumeh’s Ph.D studies must … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday Sermon 2019

One of the highlights of my almost thirty years at Holy Trinity, Dulwich Hill, was the 2015 publication of the book by John Coleman and Bob Irving – “A Church for our Times” – which did an amazing job of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the family of Jesus (A sermon on John 12:1-8)

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. 2There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. … Continue reading

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A letter to the Attorney General by Leigh Bottrell

On May 2nd, 2007, the Iman Hussein Islamic Centre sent out an open letter,asking that friends and supporters of Sheikh Mansour Leghaei write to the Attorney General, asking him why the Sheikh was under threat of deportation. Below is a response … Continue reading

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A Report on the Sydney Anglican Synod 2006

Report to parishioners of Holy Trinity, Dulwich Hill of the 47th Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney by Leigh Bottrell The following report, while obviously initially intended for members of our parish, is reprinted here with permission, in the … Continue reading

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Citizen Focus: Father Dave – Marrickville Matters: December, 2007

Father David Smith Is a local icon born and bred in the area and known as the “Fighting Father” or “the boxing priest”. Father Dave is reverend at the Holy Trinity Church in Dulwich Hill and spends a lot of … Continue reading

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Solomon Looking Good – Inner Western Courier, 23rd June 2009

EGBERIME BRINGS HOME THE AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT BOXING CROWN by Sam Warrad Inner West-based Nigerian boxer Solomon Edgerime has thrilled his sparring partners at Dulwich Hill’s Holy Trinity gym by capturing the vacant Australian junior welterweight crown. Egberime defeated Mick Shaw … Continue reading

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