2 mainly rural Anglican dioceses in Australia are currently going through the process of selecting a new bishop. The Diocese of Bunbury, in the south of Western Australia, is currently in the process of gathering nominations. Their process is a typical variant of many in Australia. There is a nomination committee (6 clerical and 6 […]
On June 4 the Bishop of Grafton, Rt Rev Dr Sarah McNeil, announced that academic Gregory Jenks would be the new dean of the Cathedral in Grafton. Jenks is a well-known scholar amongst the Jesus Seminar movement – that branch of historical Jesus study that is incredibly sceptical about how reliable the New Testament can […]
The following comment was left on my website on Wednesday evening, A few years ago a person who is the daughter of Christian friends of mine entered into a lesbian relationship in Canberra. The two young women participated in a same gender civil union ceremony at an embassy as one of them came from that […]
Tomorrow marks yet another line crossed in the Anglican Church of Australia. With that in mind the following statement from the Anglican Church League is very important.
I wrote last week about the appointment of Rev Dr Sarah Macneil as the new Bishop of Grafton diocese in NSW, Australia. Not only is she due to be Australia’s first female diocesan, but far more troubling she is on the record as holding what many consider to be heterodox views on human sexuality and […]
I talk all things Grafton and GAFCON (and Golbourn) with Kevin. Direct link to my segment. Enjoy please note I’ve made one error in the broadcast. Dr Macneil was first Archdeacon in Canberra (appointed before Stuart Robinson was made bishop), then moved to be Dean of Adelaide and subsequently returned to Canberra where she […]