davidould.net predicts that tonight’s Brisbane Presidential Address will take a similar tack to that of Bishop Treloar in Gippsland and we’ll have our first Archbishop leading their diocese across a line that may very well permanently split the Anglican Church of Australia.
Friday saw day 5 of General Synod as we wrapped things up and then made our way to the airport and began the long trip home to our various dioceses. I’m sure each of us will have had our own thoughts as the plane lifted into the early evening sky. Is it too melodramatic to […]
Thursday morning arrived with one pressing question for the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia – what would be the immediate response to the rejection by a majority of the House of Bishops of basic orthodoxy on the doctrine of marriage? The answer came at almost the very beginning of business. Following morning […]
Kevin and I discuss where we’re up to at General Synod.
A momentous day has closed at the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia. In a key vote to affirm a Statement on Marriage as the union of a man and a woman a majority House of Bishops showed themselves to be in a very different place to the overwhelming majority of the rest […]
Day 2 of General Synod has drawn to a close and I think it’s fair to say that the consensus is that, all in all, it’s been a good day. While most of the attention will naturally have been on the closing debate, we spent the morning and first half of the afternoon working through […]
General Synod 18 of the Anglican Church of Australia is now well underway with a full day of business already dealt with. First order of business was the Presidential Address [pdf] from Primate Archbishop Smith of Adelaide. The Primate set a gentle encouraging tone as he spoke to the almost 300 delegates. His talk outlined […]
The 18th Session of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia is finally upon us after numerous delays. Delegates from all 23 dioceses will gather together for 5 days on the Gold Coast to consider a range of matters but it is clear that a long-awaited debate on human sexuality is the topic […]
Here’s the latest Dual Citizens episode. I talk about the mess that is Brian Houston’s fall from grace and the poor handling by the Hillsong board and we also think about the euthanasia bill currently before the NSW Parliament. Here’s the audio: https://media.blubrry.com/dual_citizens/p/content.blubrry.com/dual_citizens/PODCAST.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS
Here’s the latest Dual Citizens. What does the acquittal of a Northern Territory police constable say about the need for justice? And as Russia silences all those who dissent, are we any better? Just want to listen? Here’s the audio: https://media.blubrry.com/dual_citizens/p/content.blubrry.com/dual_citizens/EP9-PODCAST.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS