Christmas Reflection by Rev Dan Skippen

In the opening part of Matthew’s gospel we hear an amazing story of Joseph and Mary. Mary was “pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose […]


November at Albert Street

Our Sunday services in November will take us through All Saints Day, the Book of Ruth and Christ the King Sunday.  This is a time of preparation for the season of Advent – when we remember with amazement the story of Christ’s coming, and with great hope and longing we look forward to His return. […]


Where is God when it hurts?

Life can be hard sometimes.  Really hard.  It seems that all too often our news feeds are filled with stories of violence and greed, deep sorrow and natural disasters.  In recent times we have been inundated with tragic accounts from the Royal Commission into childhood sexual abuses in institutional care, press releases from war correspondents […]


James: True Religion

A reflection on our next sermon series James is one of my favourite New Testament books.  It is also surely one of the most controversial.  The Protestant Reformer, Martin Luther, famously referred to it as the ‘Epistle of straw’, because at some points it seems to contradict the Apostle Paul’s emphasis on ‘faith alone’ as […]