Wonderful Free J.C. Ryle Resource from Monergism

This is well worth getting, and the price is perfect. J.C. Ryle was a prolific writer, vigorous preacher, faithful pastor, husband of three wives, [widowed three times: Matilda died in 1847, Jessie died in 1860, Henrietta died in 1889] and the father to five children [one with Matilta and four with Jessie]. He was thoroughly evangelical in his doctrine and […]

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General Synod Day 1- A Quest for Unity?

Today was the first full day of business for the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia meeting in the grounds of St Peter’s College, Adelaide. The morning had a bunch of procedural business but the first real point of interest was the outgoing Primate, Philip Aspinall’s, presidential address. The speech sought to encompass the […]

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Electing A Primate

Tomorrow morning sees the start of business at the 2014 General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia. But even before then some important business has already been carried out with the election of a new Primate [pdf] – Archbishop Philip Freier of Melbourne. The electors consisted of the diocesan bishops (20 in total out of 23 […]

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On Writing

Over the past few days my post on the Hillsong Conference has generated a massive amount of feedback. That was only to be expected since the topic matter is so contentious and the implications for a major Christian organisation is so far-reaching. Thank you to the many of you who have made contact with me over […]

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