Anglican Diocese of Armidale

The Anglican Diocese of Armidale exists to glorify God by introducing people to Jesus and helping them home to heaven.


In Focus

All good things come to an end

At the end of this week I leave my position as the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Armidale. Sadly I must also lay down my pen as the writer of articles for the Extra and Express. Read More »

Seasonal Thanksgiving

The road from Moree to Collarenebri was unusually busy. As the miners’ dusty dreams are carried from the beneath the ground, harvester dust was in the air as their GPS’s plotted the gathering of a wealth unseen through the previous 6 years of drought. Read More »

If only we stopped blaming the ref

What is it about our losses that always have us blaming the referee? Read More »

Euthanasia in a time of COVID

A vote for someone who will not defend the sanctity of human life is a vote for a very uncertain future. Read More »

Transgender and Sport

I am not sure that the women I know are looking forward to being unrepresented at an elite level in the sports of their choice. Read More »

Feel the Breeze

I want to give a plug for some time in the sun, to walk the great outdoors. Read More »

A Crucial Clean Up

Cleaning up has never been one of my great loves and it is worse when confronted by things that need cleaning up but seem impossible to get on top of. Read More »

An Introduction on Offer

I observe the stats on suicide increasing and listen as I am told of the alarming rates of teen depression. I live with a death carrying pandemic, causing economic woe. I listen as medic and politician try to calm our anxious fears. I watch, as once stable foundations for the likes of justice, life, family, employment and national security become increasingly unstable. In that context how is one to think about the future with a sense of security unless there is something greater than ourselves to rely upon? Read More »


I don’t understand why people would have a problem being asked to wear a mask. It might not be popular to say it out loud, but we all put on masks. So what’s the problem? Read More »