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 […]
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 […]
The Archbishop of Perth has today released a statement in response to growing concerns about tonight’s ordination and the appointment of a new precentor at the Cathedral. The statement is reproduced below: davidould.net understands that conservatives in the diocese are not placated by this message. In particular they find the assertion of the Archbishop that […]
The Archbishop of Perth, Kay Goldsworthy, is set to proceed with an ordination later this week that, according to sources in the diocese, is set to “split the diocese”. On the evening of Thursday 24 February 2022 Archbishop Goldsworthy will preside over the ordination at St George’s Cathedral where four candidates will be made deacon. […]
Here’s the latest episode of Dual Citizens! I talk about the attempts to de-platform Joe Rogan from Spotify, noting the overlap of issues with the Citipointe College furoré. We close with some thoughts on why it’s taken so long for Brian Houston to step down from all his Hillsong roles. you can subscribe to the […]