Read Luke 14:15-24 and Luke 15:1-32. This sermon took place in the context of a service lead by the children of Kaikorai Church, Sunday 26th September.
We do hear today from some that calling God ‘Father’ is unhelpful – even hurtful some argue because of the inadequate and at times abusive fathering that we human fathers provide. Without doubt all fathers fail at some point – our love is inconsistent, our anger, or almost worse, our indifference – can undermine, and our abuse – whether that be verbal, sexual, or physical can destroy the well-being of our children. Continue reading