The Big Ticket – Matters of Life and Death

There are some big ticket questions in life and as Christians we’re convinced that Jesus brings Big Ticket answers so at Glenquarie Anglican Church we’re launching The Big Ticket. …every quarter we’re going to look at a Big Ticket question and provide some Big Ticket answers. Our first Big Ticket in January 2014 looked at the thorny question of Sex and Marriage. […]

Read More

No Recount

From yesterday’s bulletin at Glenquarie Anglican: On Saturday the Australian Electoral Commission finally announced the result of the election in the Queensland seat of Fairfax. It couldn’t have been closer! Weeks of counting and shuffling preferences has led to the declaration that the mining magnate Clive Palmer has won by just 36 votes. In fact […]

Read More

Sermon Series in Job

I’ve just finished a sermon series in Job at Glenquarie Anglican. Job’s a deep book, full of challenging thoughts and big questions and answers. It’s also 42 chapters long but not the sort of book (IMHO) that lends itself to a full systematic exposition. Instead I chose to break it up in the following way […]

Read More

In the Local Paper

Three weeks after coming and taking the photo (which, I’m told, is pretty much par for the course) we’re in the Macarthur Chronicle! I never used the word “aesthetic” but I did feed them the opening line almost word for word 😉

Read More

A New Role, but No Change

It’s been a while since I last posted. We’ve arrived back in Australia and moved ourselves to Macquarie Fields where I’ve just begun my new role as Rector (Senior Minister) of Glenquarie Anglican Church and Chair of Break the Cycle. Macquarie Fields [wiki] is obviously a very different place to Neutral Bay [wiki] where we’ve moved from and […]

Read More

An Announcement – Future Ministry

I’m very pleased to announce that our plans for future ministry have been finalised. This week I accepted the Archbishop of Sydney’s invitation to be the new rector of Glenquarie Anglican Church in the southwest of Sydney. We were attracted to the parish from our first meeting with the nominators and are excited to be […]

Read More