The Appellate Tribunal of the Anglican Church of Australia has issued it’s opinion on perhaps the most controversial question ever put before it: is the liturgy from Wangaratta to bless the parties of a same-sex marriage consistent with the Fundamental Declarations and Ruling Principles in the Constitution of the Anglican Church of Australia? The answer […]
How can sensible, fair-minded Christians vote for a man like Trump? If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on in their minds then here’s an hour of helpful conversation with some blogging colleagues from Stand Firm. You might not agree with everything you hear (and our panellists certainly didn’t agree with each other) but hopefully at […]
So here’s something a little different for you all. I wanted to write something about the current hullabaloo in the U.S. over alleged fraud in the election and the way that many have responded to the allegations. It’s not a particularly Anglican or even Christian post (although having finished it I think it does shine […]
Keen observers of the Anglican Church of Australia will be anxiously watching for any sign of an opinion being issued by the Appellate Tribunal. The Tribunal is the Anglican Church of Australia’s equivalent of a highest court, albeit with no actual power to rule but only to offer opinions. Nevertheless, in recent years it has […]
A couple of recent events, similar to each other yet also radically different, serve to demonstrate the vastly different approaches being taken by our most senior leaders in the Anglican Church of Australia on the most pressing issues before us. It is now perfectly obvious that some of our leaders are more than prepared to […]
Here’s the submission I wrote to the Joint Committee about to look at the question of religious discrimination.
A few weeks ago I sat down with Fiona Wright and Luke Pereira as part of The Gospel Coalition Australia’s new podcast series, Everyday Conversations. We discussed what preachers and church leaders can learn from our fellow educators. As you might expect, the answer is “a huge amount”. Enjoy.
The Governor-General and the Chief Secretary have had their books opened today. Time will tell what the judgement will be. One day we will stand alongside them and even the monarch that they represent as our own books are opened. What will the judgement be then for you?
Call it “Cultural Marxism”, call it something else, there can surely be no doubting that there is a particular wave of Marxist-influenced leftism that is coursing through much of Western society today. While it may not be on the lips of everyone who is currently holding a protest banner, it’s proponents are obviously working away […]
I’m doing a number of posts on this topic over these few days. Here’s a conversation I had with Mark Powell of Cultural Markisms on the new website the good sauce. Thanks for all your engagement. I’ll have one more thing for you tomorrow.