Folau, the Gospel and the Foolishness of Eloquence

The Federal Election is over and many have let out a huge sigh of relief that Labor didn’t get in to enact their own narrow view of freedom of religious expression. But just because we haven’t had a change of government doesn’t mean that our culture has really changed. Yes, the progressive left of politics […]

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How the Christian Relates to the Government

Here’s a short piece I wrote for our church for Sunday, long before we had any idea who would win the election… I’m writing this on a cold Tuesday evening but by the time you read it we will have elected a new government for Australia. How is the Christian meant to relate to the government, whoever […]

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Faithful New Zealand Anglicans Form New Diocese and Elect their First Bishop

Just received: Statement by the Synod of the Church of Confessing Anglicans Aotearoa/New Zealand Today representatives from twelve churches throughout New Zealand gathered and formed the Church of Confessing Anglicans Aotearoa/New Zealand. By the grace of God we are a new Anglican Diocese in these Islands, standing firmly in Anglican faith and practice, and structurally […]

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GAFCON affirms it will not attend or observe Lambeth

At an event hosted by GAFCON Australia today here in Sydney, Archbishop Foley Beach (Primate of the ACNA and now chair of the GAFCON Primates Council) reaffirmed that they will be turning down Archbishop of Canterbury’s invitation to attend the 2020 Lambeth Conference. Beach answered a query I asked directly in the Q&A session of […]

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Anglican Bishop of Newcastle Proposes “Newcastle Way” on Marriage Question

The Anglican Bishop of Newcastle, Peter Stuart, has today issued a Pastoral Letter that seeks to chart a course forward for the diocese on the vexed question of marriage. In his letter, issued to leaders across the diocese, he draws attention to the current tensions in the Anglican Church of Australia over the debate, noting […]

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