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 […]
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 […]
It seems that the role of every brave (or stupid) blogger is, at some point, to wander where angels fear to tread and make some comment on the hot issue of the day. No issue has been more fiery than the current furnace raging over the question of race and for many Christians there is […]
Chakra Bowls and Mindful Breathing to bring you into the presence of God.
Syncretism in the Diocese of Brisbane.
Over a month ago we reported on the failed attempt to elect a new Primate for the Anglican Church of Australia. As would be expected, the piece generated a lot of traffic and not a little comment. Much of the conversation was over the hard work we did to get sources from within the meeting […]
Well it’s that time of (the New) year again. A moment to look back at what you all thought were the most interesting (or, perhaps, exasperating) posts on davidould.net. Which posts got the most reads over the last 12 months? 10. Grafton Synod Indicates Rejection of Both National Constitution and Bishops’ Agreement You know that […]
On the night of 7 November about 200 people joined us at St John’s Anglican Cathedral Parramatta to listen to Kanye West’s new album, “Jesus is King” and think a little bit deeper about it’s musical and Biblical roots. Here’s how the evening went down. You can also see the playlist on YouTube.
update 22 October 2019: Lisa Ahuja is no longer licensed in the Diocese of Perth. It appears that she carried out this blessing shortly after the end of her license upon leaving her position at Perth College. davidould.net has obtained the full video of a same-sex blessing performed by a priest licensed in the Diocese […]
Lots and lots of ink has been spilled over the past few days over the Archbishop of Sydney’s call for those who want to change the Anglican Church of Australia’s doctrine of marriage to “please just leave”. I’m going to spill a bit more and I want it to leave a stain. Despite what you […]