Received from a well-placed source. I haven’t got a second confirmation of these names but I’m as close to 100% confident as I can be that these are the nominees to be the next Archbishop of Perth. Edit. For clarity, there are some who have received the high honour of being nominated for this position who […]
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Kevin and I discuss all the latest. Just one point of clarification passed on to me: Bishop Farren did not resign over sex abuse issues but retired when his time ran out. He was the one who (finally) dealt with Lawrence and defrocked him. Although there was some question about him taking his time at […]
somehow this came to mind About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way.A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in a lot of business for the craftsmen there. He called them together, along with the workers in related trades, and said: “You know, my friends, that we receive […]
The bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia have met this week as they do every year. Not much to report but the following big ticket items should be noted: Some time was spent looking at the Royal Commission (into Institutional Responses to Sexual Abuse of Children) and it’s impact upon the Anglican Church. The […]
The Diocese of Newcastle has just issued the following statement announcing the retirement of Diocesan Bishop Greg Thompson. [scribd id=342019817 key=key-BrMxy4gXKuS97b3FFE5I mode=scroll] No doubt in weeks to come there will be renewed discussion about Thompson’s legacy but now is a time to pray for him, his family, and the entire diocese of Newcastle.
Mike Bull is an Australian Christian author who writes stimulating books under the (self-publishing) moniker of “Bible Matrix“. Here’s how he describes his own work: …the basic premise is that the Bible is a “literary fractal.” This means that every part of it is the same shape as the entire book. This is because God […]
So here’s a new project I’ve started. #ouldisms Pithy sayings from yours truly, for better or worse. Stimulated by whatever I’m thinking about at the time. Free. To you all 🙂 Here’s the first.
Some of the smaller and (to some) more obscure books in the Bible are also where we find some of the most beautiful hidden treasures. Paul’s letter to Titus is one of them. Even if you don’t know Titus from Nahum you probably do know the famous verse: Titus 1:12 One of Crete’s own prophets has […]