Category: Reflections

23
Apr

Reflection by Rev Mel Wheeley

Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me.”  John 15:4 What does it mean to abide in Christ? What does it mean for Christ to abide in us?  Where does one end […]

12
Mar

Reflection by Rev Mel Wheeley

36 “Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” Mark 14:36 I woke up reflecting on these words recently.  Surely there isn’t a more poignant, potent expression of intimacy, love and devotion found in the whole of scripture.  Jesus knows that the air is charged […]

24
Nov

Weekly Reflection by Rev Mel

This week we celebrate the Reign of Christ as the final act in our liturgical calendar. Next week we begin again as we enter into a season of hopeful anticipation and waiting in the Advent Season. But first, we rejoice that Christ is King of all Creation.   The feast of Christ the King was instituted […]

12
Nov

Weekly Reflection From Rev Mel

”and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 Last night I had the privilege of attending a dinner for the outgoing CEO of Wesley Mission Queensland, Geoff Batkin.  As the night rolled on and people shared stories of […]