davidould.net is, once again, attending the CMS (Church Missionary Society) Summer School. The main session speaker this year is Richard Chin of AFES. We sat down together to chat about Summer School, his ministry to students, the book of Colossians that’s he’s teaching on at Summer School, and the experience of losing his first wife […]
Over the past few days a number of clergy from Melbourne have contacted davidould.net over an ad clerum that Archbishop Philip Freier (who also serves as Primate of Australia) has issued. Various degrees of concern have been expressed over Freier’s call for “a respectful conversation about how the Church ministers in the tension between the changes […]
Here’s the whole set of Meet the Nativity videos from Speak Life. And when you’re done with that, check out the ebook, Four Kinds of Christmas.
In the fall-out from the SSM debate there’s been plenty of discussion by Christians and others about the wider ramifications of Parliament’s approval for redefining the Marriage Act. Are Christians the new persecuted minority? Do we only have ourselves to blame? Do we have things to repent of? (almost certainly) or are we the hapless […]
The AMiE Ordinations will be streamed live from their facebook page at 8pm London time, Thursday 7 December 2017. To watch the livestream follow this link.
I gave a brief interview to ABC Radio’s The World Today programme this morning for their coverage of the bishops’ letter. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
This’s morning’s smh reports that a group of 7 Anglican bishops, led by the bishop of Wangaratta, have written to all MPs in the House of Representative (lower house of the Australian parliament) to urge them to pass Senator Smith’s bill unamended, particular with respect to religious freedoms: A group of Anglican bishops has split […]
The Anglican Mission in England (“AMiE”) has announced a first set of ordinations to happen in London this coming Thursday, 7 December. A significant event in the life of the Church will take place on Thursday 7th December 2017 in London. The Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) will be holding its first ordination service led […]
The Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn have announced the resignation of Bishop Robinson after 10 years in the role.
I like going to the ice-cream shop. Or the gelataria (because, apparently, it’s better for me). Or even the frozen yogurt. I love looking through the myriad of options on display and marvelling at the creativity and variety of choice. I love it even though I (thoroughly steeped now in middle age) go back to […]