The Church of England’s long-running internal strife over the question of same-sex marriage has boiled over as a number of bishops made the choice to issue public statements following their most recent meeting. The bishops had met as part of the “Living in Love and Faith” process which appears to have satisfied very few of […]
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The GAFCON Primates Council have issued a communiqué with very strong language challenging Welby’s statement over the appointment of the new Dean of Canterbury Cathedral, a man living in a same-sex relationship. They write, The announcement from the Archbishop of Canterbury distanced himself from this appointment, as it was the recommendation of a Selection Panel, requiring […]
This past Saturday and Sunday has seen the annual synod of the Diocese of Perth on Australia’s west coast. Over that weekend and since then many delegates who were present have contacted me to let me know of what happened. In particular, many of them voiced deep frustration over Archbishop Kay Goldsworthy’s handling of the […]
One week ago I got on a plane in Singapore to begin the 8 hour flight back home to Sydney. While I was in the air Australia went through the latest convulsion of what is an ongoing struggle to work out the place of Christians in our contemporary society. I say Christians, rather than the […]
I had the privilege of preaching at yesterday’s service at St John’s Anglican Cathedral Parramatta.
The discovery of the risen Christ on the first Easter Day gave his followers new hope and fresh purpose, and we can all take heart from this… As dark as death can be – particularly for those suffering with grief – light and life are greater. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Easter Message 2020 To what […]
Thursday night saw Sparklit‘s annual Australian Christian Book of the Year award night. Here’s the full video of the evening: Many congratulations to the winner, Tony Rinaudo, for The Forest Underground: Hope for a Planet in Crisis. So who won a copy in our own competition? We were giving away one copy of each of […]
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The Primate is “perplexed” by claims the the Anglican doctrine of marriage has changed. What has really happened?