Readings: Romans, 5:1-11: Luke, 19:1-10 Sermon: Zacchaeus Luke is the only gospel to tell us the story of Zacchaeus (or Zaccheus), the gloriously repentant tax gatherer. It is typical of Luke’s particular focus on the poor, oppressed and marginalised.  Zaccheus was certainly not poor but he was marginalised. He was probably a contractor who had […]

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Readings: Psalm 45. 1-8a; John 12. 1-8 Sermon: “Mary of Bethany” The conversation might have gone something like this: Lazarus           Er, Jesus Jesus               Yes, Lazarus? Lazarus           These two sisters of mine… Jesus               What about them, Lazarus? Lazarus           Well, they’re so different. They’re still driving me mad. I don’t know how to cope. Jesus               Love them, […]

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