another promo video for the Oxygen Conference. See you there?
some great promo material for the Oxygen Conference. You can read the full list of Edwards’ resolutions here, arranged by theme/topic and even buy a copy here.
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 […]
A short stint of me talking about the recent General Synod in Australia begins at 10:54.
The astute amongst you will have noticed I didn’t get to a “Day 4” on my General Synod reports. Truth be told, I was just too tired. But now, with a weekend between me and all those long days, I thought it might be helpful to reflect a little on how everything wrapped up and […]
Today’s General Synod passed a number of great motions, all aimed at protecting and reaching out to the most marginalised. We agreed on a funding model to support the national church as it responds to the vitally important work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse. The resources required to cooperate […]
There was a wonderful moment this evening in Adelaide. A member of General Synod from Canberra gave their maiden speech. It consisted of a set of amendments that were intended to bring clarity of language to a motion being debated. With the precision of a lawyer (despite not being one!) our friend proceeded to correct […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]