Giveaway! – Australian Christian Book of the Year 2019

It’s time for another davidould.net competition! Tell your friends! We’re teaming up with SparkLit, the organisers of the 2019 Australian Christian Book of the Year to give away a copy of each of the nominees! Yes, that’s right! We’re giving away 10 books. Here’s the nominees and, of course, your potential prize. Go read about […]

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Grafton: Bishops’ Agreement “not about appointments”

The Diocese of Grafton has provided a very timely “2019 Synod recap” providing confirmation of the results we reported on Wednesday and, more importantly, the full text of the bishop’s answer to questions surrounding the appointment of a priest in a same-sex marriage to the Cathedral. As we reported, the bishop was asked the following […]

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Nairobi Press Conference – Welby’s Compromised Leadership on Marriage

davidould.net has obtained video of the entire press conference held in Nairobi by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Kenyan Primate Jackson Ole Sapit. Welby’s performance is a clear display of what Anglican commentators have already called his “chameleon” nature. He will say one thing in one place then another in another, depending on who […]

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Oz General Synod 2020 to be “Special Session” avoiding conflict over same-sex marriage debate

In a move clearly designed to avoid an open conflict over the question of blessing same-sex relationships, the Standing Committee of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia have decided to postpone the 2020 General Synod and replace it with a “Special Session” that will deal solely with necessary legislation arising from the […]

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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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