Hyssop for Barnaby?

Barnaby Joyce, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, is in a mess. In case you’ve been living under a rock over the past few days here’s the brief run-down of what’s been going on: It’s been revealed that he has been conducting an extra-marital affair with a woman who was a political staffer. The affair has led […]

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Interview with Richard Chin (CMS Summer School)

davidould.net is, once again, attending the CMS (Church Missionary Society) Summer School. The main session speaker this year is Richard Chin of AFES. We sat down together to chat about Summer School, his ministry to students, the book of Colossians that’s he’s teaching on at Summer School, and the experience of losing his first wife […]

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Some First Thoughts on the Marriage Survey

Well, Australia has voted “yes” in the much-debated Postal Survey on marriage. As I write this the Prime Minister is addressing a press conference speaking about an “overwhelming”, “emphatic” and “unequivocal” decision. The actual result was 61.6% in favour on a turnout of 79.5% (12,727,920 people voted). So let’s be clear on a few things: […]

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SEC Motion: Dean Raffel’s Speech as Proposer

from sydneyanglicans.net Across the Anglican communion churches are trying to work out how best to love people of diverse sexual orientation. This is important because all people are made in God’s image; and God hates nothing that he has made. It is important because all people are to be valued honoured and loved not only because they are […]

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