The latest edition of the Australian Church Record is out. Lots of good material including some articles on marriage, church planting and the place of Christian faith in the public sphere. Grab your copy now [pdf].
Thank you to everyone who got in touch to let me know I got named in today’s Fairfax piece by Elizabeth Farrelly, “When the Anglican church can’t follow its own code” originally titled “When the Anglican church has forsaken it’s own values”. I’ll let the reader decide for themselves what they make of the article. […]
From a fascinating interview published yesterday: On Christmas Day, 1982, Rod woke at his home in Newcastle after a night on the tiles and the accompanying handover [sic.] and thought, “a bloody man should do the right thing and go to church”. “I was 20. I had plenty of money and I was living the […]
Video says it all. This is going to be a great day conference. For more details check out the information page. This year sees 4 workshop strands: Strand 1 – Sex, Gender, and Identity – Patricia and Kamal Weerakoon Patricia and Kamal Weerakoon will be seeking to help ministry leaders understand the current societal shift […]
Our local community here in Southwest Sydney has been rocked over the weekend with the news of what looks like another Islamic terror attack. “It was a deliberate act yesterday it resulted in a person receiving extremely serious injuries. As we understand of what happened yesterday, there was some degree of planning and preparation to […]
More information on Operation 315 here. The crowd funding page for Brisbane is here and for the Gold Coast here.
Yesterday we heard the sad news that boxing legend Muhammad Ali had passed away. Ali was famous for his quick one-liners and arrogant attitude. It made him compulsively watchable. I’m so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and got into bed before the room was dark. But […]
Here’s my presentation from Monday’s #Nexus16 conference. I was asked to speak for 10 minutes on what it’s like “living in exile” online. This is a short clip from a much larger video of the whole day’s events. I was also helping co-host for the livestream event, keeping viewers up to date with the twitter conversation. […]
This year’s Nexus Conference is on tomorrow Monday 23 May. Beginning at 915am AEST (UK 00:15 BST, US 19:15 EST Sunday night) there’s a great program centred around the theme of “Ministry in Exile”. You can watch straight from the embedded youtube video at the top of this post. It will also be available on the […]
I’m currently resting in Darwin after spending a few days with a small team from Glenquarie Anglican at the Katherine Christian Convention. One thing that has struck me is the wonderful people who give so much to serve their indigenous brothers and sisters. Here’s a sampling of some that I met this week…