From gafcon.org, the latest Primates’ Communiqué. Of particular interest will be further information about GAFCON 2018 in Jerusalem and some further discussion surrounding support in the form of a “Missionary Bishop” for disenfranchised Anglicans in Scotland and England. There is also a response from GAFCON UK which states “we warmly welcome the decision of the Primates […]
FCA Australia have announced a 2018 conference. EFAC Australia and FCA Australia will again partner to hold a second Anglican Future Conference in Melbourne in September 2018. Anglican Future Conference 2018 will be held at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC) from Thursday evening 6th September till lunchtime on Sunday 9th September. The partner […]
Here’s the latest as we discuss Reformation 500 and the Bible Society’s recent interactions with Hillsong and a brewery… See also my review of Ideas the Changed the World. link to original post on Thinking Aloud
It can’t have failed to get your notice that this year we celebrate the 500th anniversary of what is widely considered to be the beginning of the Reformation (with every respect to Wyclif, Hus, Zwingli etc.); the nailing of Luther’s 95 Theses to the door of the church at Wittenburg. The question for many churches […]
Received from a well-placed source. I haven’t got a second confirmation of these names but I’m as close to 100% confident as I can be that these are the nominees to be the next Archbishop of Perth. Edit. For clarity, there are some who have received the high honour of being nominated for this position who […]
2 hours. Worth every minute.
Kevin and I discuss all the latest. Just one point of clarification passed on to me: Bishop Farren did not resign over sex abuse issues but retired when his time ran out. He was the one who (finally) dealt with Lawrence and defrocked him. Although there was some question about him taking his time at […]
somehow this came to mind About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way.A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in a lot of business for the craftsmen there. He called them together, along with the workers in related trades, and said: “You know, my friends, that we receive […]
The bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia have met this week as they do every year. Not much to report but the following big ticket items should be noted: Some time was spent looking at the Royal Commission (into Institutional Responses to Sexual Abuse of Children) and it’s impact upon the Anglican Church. The […]
The Diocese of Newcastle has just issued the following statement announcing the retirement of Diocesan Bishop Greg Thompson. [scribd id=342019817 key=key-BrMxy4gXKuS97b3FFE5I mode=scroll] No doubt in weeks to come there will be renewed discussion about Thompson’s legacy but now is a time to pray for him, his family, and the entire diocese of Newcastle.