Sermons from Clayton Wesley

Sermons from Clayton Wesley

By Sermons from Clayton Wesley
Weekly sermons from Paul Turley at Clayton Wesley Uniting Church in Adelaide, South Australia
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Sermon 15 September 2019
The lost sheep and the lost coin, another couple of stories where Luke's gospel upends the way we run the world.
16:10
September 15, 2019
Sermon September 8 2019
Unless you hate your folks, give away all your possessions and carry a cross, you can't be a disciple of Jesus. Seems pretty straightforward. If we're not planning on doing these things what does that mean for the rest of us?
17:39
September 8, 2019
Sermon 1 September 2019
Luke gives us a story (Luke 14:1, 7-14) about who to invite and who not to invite to dinner. What sense can we make of it today?
17:32
September 1, 2019
Sermon 25 August 2019
What was the significance of Jesus healing a woman on the sabbath?
17:09
August 25, 2019
Sermon 18 August 2019
What did Jesus mean when he said that he didn't come to bring peace to the earth?
18:52
August 18, 2019
Sermon 11 August 2019
What might Jesus have meant when he says in Luke that we should expect the unexpected?
20:24
August 11, 2019
Sermon 4 August 2019
We explore a passage from the ancient book of Deuteronomy and see how it relevant to our situation nearly 3000 years later
20:18
August 4, 2019
Sermon 28 July 2019
What did Jesus mean us to do when he taught us to pray? What does it mean that all who ask will receive?
19:48
July 28, 2019
Sermon 21 July 2019
If one way of reading the Gospel of Luke is as a discipleship manual, what can this little story of Mary and Martha teach us?
18:05
July 21, 2019
Sermon 14 July 2019
A reading of the story of the Samaritan as an exploration of how to respond to existential fear and pain 
22:28
July 14, 2019
Sermon 7 July 2019
Jesus sent disciples out from town to town, house to house. But that was first century Palestine, what does that mean for disciples today? 
18:25
July 7, 2019
Sermon 30 June 2019
We are free but we don't always live like we are. Paul's letter to the Galatians invites us to see freedom as a experience of interconnectedness 
25:30
June 30, 2019
Sermon 23 June 2019
Jesus, Legion, the man, the pigs. What are we to make of it all?
18:23
June 23, 2019
Sermon 16 June 2016
At a time when we are talking about fake news, alternative facts and truthiness, what did Jesus mean when he talked about the Spirit of truth?
17:50
June 17, 2019
Sermon 9 June 2019
It is Pentecost Sunday and the disciples begin to understand their relation to god in newer and deeper ways 
15:22
June 9, 2019
Sermon 2 June 2019
Last week of the Easter season and Jesus is praying that his disciples and all who follow might be one. What did he mean?
15:34
June 2, 2019
Sermon 26 May 2019
We're still in the Easter season, still unpacking the incarnation and the resurrection. This time through the lens of John 14:23-29 BONUS! following the sermon, The Spire Quartet singing an ancient Icelandic hymn.
25:20
May 26, 2019
Sermon 19 May 2019
What does the world 'glory' mean in John's gospel? And what about the meaning of 'love'? how can we experience these terms when we are so used to hearing them over and over? What does it mean to love?
16:12
May 19, 2019
Sermon 12 May 2019
What does Jesus mean when he says that he and the Father are one?
13:30
May 12, 2019
Sermon 5 May 2019
I wasn't preaching on the 5th. Here's a sermon from back in October of 2018 when we baptised a little fella and looked at what greatness is according to Jesus 
12:30
May 6, 2019
Sermon 28 April 2019
Every year, on the Sunday following Easter Sunday, we hear the story of Thomas and his demand to experience the resurrection for himself. What does it mean for us to experience the risen Christ?
15:37
April 28, 2019
Sermon 21 April 2019
It's Easter, we need to talk about the story of the resurrection
16:10
April 21, 2019
Sermon 14 April 2019
It’s Palm Sunday, it’s Passion Sunday. Jesus wasn’t offering an alternative to the power of Rome, he was offering an alternative to power itself.
18:19
April 14, 2019
Sermon 4 April 2019
It's all about Mary and the expensive perfume she pours on Jesus. It's about living in reality not fantasy. It's about living with death and renewal. BONUS! at the end of the sermon, hear The Spire Quartet sing Ave Maria by Barrows.
23:11
April 7, 2019
Sermon 31 March 2019
The Prodigal Son, The Lost Son, The Lost Sons, take your pick!
19:57
March 31, 2019
Sermon 24 March 2019
Does everything happen for a reason? Not according to Jesus 
19:00
March 24, 2019
Sermon 17 March 2019
The reading this week is from near the end of Paul's letter to the Philippians. Paul makes the outrageous and dangerous claim that those he is writing to are citizens not of Rome but of heaven...
12:31
March 17, 2019
Sermon 10 March 2019
I wasn't at worship on Sunday March 10, so here's one I prepared earlier. It works for the beginning of Lent I think. It's from November of 2018 and the reading is from John 18 when Jesus is before Pilate and Pilate asks Jesus if he is a king...
15:48
March 11, 2019
Sermon 3 March 2019
It's Transfiguration Sunday. What are we to make of this experience/vision/event? 
15:41
March 3, 2019
Sermon 24 February 2019
The resurrection and the Big Bang, a way of thinking about them together 
13:38
February 24, 2019
Sermon 17 February 2019
What do we do with the resurrection? Is it something to be believed or somehow lived?
15:52
February 18, 2019
Sermon 10 February 2019
Jesus calling the disciples and the Hero Journey 
18:51
February 18, 2019
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