Archbishop of Sydney’s Easter 2018 Message

from SydneyAnglicans.net The leader of Australia’s largest Anglican Diocese, the Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has urged Christians to be talk about their faith, especially at Easter. Dr Davies said free speech about faith and spirituality has always been difficult. “These days there is a lot of talk about free speech – are we […]

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You Can’t Lock Evil Out of the Cockpit

One of the fascinating byproducts of the GermanWings tragedy that unfolded last week is the effort by governments and civil aviation authorities to seek to mitigate against such an event happening again. Current practice has a secure cockpit, to prevent hijackers taking over the plane. Control rests inside the cockpit so that even though a keycode […]

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Christianity Lives or Dies with Jesus

A great poster campaign from Outreach Media in this Easter month: Jesus made both a promise and a prediction in His earthly ministry… the church He was building would never fail. ‘The gates of Hades’ Jesus said, ‘would never prevail’ over the church (Matthew 16:18). In other words, Hades (the place of the dead) would […]

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Come People of the Risen King

This Sunday we kick off a short series looking at some of the 39 Articles. It’s the first Sunday after Easter so we’ll start with this one… Article IV Of the Resurrection of Christ Christ did truly rise again from death, and took again his body, with flesh, bones, and all things appertaining to the […]

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Easter Eve – Christ in Hell?

a repost from a few years back. Originally an academic paper, hopefully not too dry.  Turns out, Calvin wasn’t right about everything… Article III Of the going down of Christ into Hell As Christ died for us, and was buried, so also is it to be believed, that he went down into Hell. Calvin’s position […]

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Easter Opinions in Sydney

A bunch of material got published here in Australia over Easter. First up, the ABC's Religion and Ethics site put up a great article by NT Wright, “Can We Believe in the Resurrection?“. The Christian claim from the beginning was that the question of Jesus's resurrection was a question, not of the internal mental and […]

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