“Troublesome Priest” interview 3 – Heaven and Hell

A while ago I was interviewed for an documentary (“The Troublesome Priest”) about Ven. Rod Bower, Rector of Gosford Anglican and now Archdeacon of the Central Coast, by documentary maker Kaye Harrison (Bunya Treehouse for ABC Compass). While my interview ended up not being used in the film (the director decided to go in a different direction) […]

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GAFCON Announce New Missionary Bishop for Europe

GAFCON have officially announced their intention to consecrate a missionary bishop for Europe at a press conference deliberately placed to juxtapose with the Scottish Episcopal Church’s vote to change the definition of marriage. The full statement, given by Archbishop Foley Beach of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), is available on the GAFCON website […]

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GAFCON to announce new Missionary Bishop for the UK

GAFCON have called a press conference for Thursday 8 June 2017 in order to announce and introduce their new missionary bishop for the United Kingdom. The presser is to be held in Edinburgh and is prompted by the recent decision by the Scottish Episcopal Church to legislate to extend the definition of marriage to include […]

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“Troublesome Priest” interview 2 – A Broad Church?

A while ago I was interviewed for an documentary (“The Troublesome Priest”) about Ven. Rod Bower, Rector of Gosford Anglican and now Archdeacon of the Central Coast, by documentary maker Kaye Harrison (Bunya Treehouse for ABC Compass). While my interview ended up not being used in the film (at the time of the interview the focus of […]

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“Troublesome Priest” interview 1 – Asylum Seekers

A while ago I was interviewed for an documentary (“The Troublesome Priest”) about Ven. Rod Bower, Rector of Gosford Anglican and now Archdeacon of the Central Coast, by documentary maker Kaye Harrison (Bunya Treehouse for ABC Compass). While my interview ended up not being used in the film (at the time of the interview the focus of […]

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New Assistant Bishop of Brisbane is “happy to abandon the Creed”

The Archbishop of Brisbane and former Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Phillip Aspinall, has today announced in an ad clerum that he has appointed Archdeacon Jeremy Greaves as an assistant bishop in the Diocese. [scribd id=332240852 key=key-vWz7yFmP5NtBgFAy6JGL mode=scroll]   Greaves’ appointment will be viewed by many as controversial and even provocative. He gained notoriety for […]

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Media Statement by Bishop Thompson Increases Tensions

Bishop Greg Thompson has issued a media statement following on from yesterday’s story: [scribd id=300215696 key=key-AOqCl4CsvHibDlEKlVlK mode=scroll] Some initial reactions: He presents his diocese as having a uniform understanding on matters with no sense by many I’ve spoken to that the statement values or respects the evangelicals or Catholics in his diocese. He conflates the topics […]

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Bishop of Newcastle, Greg Thompson, Openly Brands Sydney Diocese and Archbishop as “Divisive”

In an article, that the more I look at it the more I think is a huge moment in our national church life, the Bishop of Newcastle Greg Thompson has branded both the Diocese of Sydney and its Archbishop Glenn Davies as “divisive”. FRACTURES in the Australian Anglican Church on the issue of gay clergy […]

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