BREAKING: Australian Bishops Agree to Strengthened Protocol

The annual meeting of the Australian Anglican Bishops has responded to a request to revisit a protocol on appointments and human sexuality by broadening and strengthening the protocol. I understand from reliable sources that the new version of the protocol, which previously only specified sexual ethics, now refers to the entire of Faithfulness in Service, the […]

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Anglican Question of the Day

From the service for the making of deacons, AAPB: Q: Do you unreservedly believe all the canonical scriptures of the old and new testament, as given by God to convey to us in many and varied ways the revelation of himself which is fulfilled in our Lord Jesus Christ? A: I do believe them. That’s […]

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Stretching the Limits of Diversity? Melbourne Diocese has Denier of Christ’s Resurrection as Speaker at Ministry Conference

Melbourne Diocese has always been a genuine smorgasbord of theological perspectives. Conservatives minister in parishes that neighbour with liberal ministers or those openly living in same-sex relationships. As a result there have always been some tensions. The Diocese of Melbourne has been affected by issues that have been debated in the worldwide Anglican Communion. The theological diversity […]

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Putin, the Anglican

from the BBC For his part, President Putin said US-Russian “relations should not be sacrificed due to disagreements over individual, albeit extremely significant, international problems,” the Kremlin said. Right out of the playbook. Yes we have our issues, but we’re really all still friends. Think about it for a minute. If only Obama and the […]

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Why All the Fuss? or “Principles of Protest”

I thought it helpful just to stop and outline my motivation in writing about the current tensions in the Anglican Church in Australia and wider abroad. At times it can look like those of us who speak up are just unhelpful destroyers of unity. So, in response, a few basic principles that are currently guiding […]

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