Peter Jensen on ABC’s Q&A

I had the great privilege and, as it turned out, pleasure, to be in the studio audience for the ABC‘s live panel show Q&A. The panel last night included ArchBishop Peter Jensen who was set against “comedian” Catherine Deveny and a number of other panelists who faded away into relative insignificance given the “dialogue” that would develop (and by […]

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My Submission on Submission

  This is going to be a lengthy one. Pour yourself a long drink and settle down. Another reactionary frenzy of criticism of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney is underway here in Australia, triggered by some minor changes to wedding liturgy. I’ll let the Sydney Morning Herald, that bastion of objective reporting when it comes […]

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“A Double-Minded Man”

A brilliant editorial by Gerald Bray in the current Churchman, one of the most astute reflections upon Rowan Williams I’ve read in a long time: “A double-minded man” [pdf]. Evangelicals have never warmed to him, partly because he is too different in temperament and interests to have much appeal to them, and partly because his […]

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A new bishop for Singapore

The Christian Post in Singapore are reporting that the Diocese of Singapore has elected Rennis Ponniah as it’s 9th bishop. The Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Church in Singapore, the Right Reverend Rennis Ponniah has been appointed the Ninth Bishop of the Diocese of Singapore, the Archbishop of South East Asia, the Most Revd. Bolly […]

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GAFCON Leaders’ Meeting Closes Outlining “Mission”

The GAFCON leaders’ meeting in London has closed with a media release entitled “The movement begins its mission“. It is, essentially, the first stakes in the ground marking out GAFCON’s vision of the future. In their final conference ‘Commitment’, the leaders resolved to work together in an ever-strengthening partnership, to stand by each other and […]

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