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

Masks

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 »

In times of crisis

At least four things are crucial to every worldview: origin, meaning, morality and destiny. Miss one of these and you will have a worldview that cannot sustain you in a crisis. Read More »

Made for Relationships

One could argue that there is nothing better than friendship, and indeed it was God who made us in His own image. He made us for relationships. Read More »

Hugs

You can imagine how bad things were when between the sixth and seventh hole one of my opponents said, “Do you need a hug?” Read More »

Hidden behind the bannered slogan

To present a truism but then hide other agendas may attract listeners at first, but when what is hidden is exposed, trust will be lost, cynicism will grow, and the community will be wounded. Read More »

A Despairing Sigh, or a Sigh of Relief?

If you look around our world and are confronted by its confusing nature and you find yourself almost accidentally responding with a despairing sigh, then Ecclesiastes is the book for you. Read More »

Lennox

The name Lennox means “From the field of elm trees”. It is Gaelic in origin and both the name of a character in Macbeth and the name given to my newly born grandchild. Read More »

Remembrance

How’s your memory? Failing to Remember what your wife asked you to pick up from the shopping centre can have implications. Forgetting a doctor’s appointment could prove disastrous. Missing an anniversary hurts. Remembering is such an important aspect of living. Read More »

How are you going with COVID-19?

Although I’m a bit of a rebel, this has not been a time for rebellion but a time to make whatever contribution we can. Read More »

Cardinal Pell's Acquittal

My challenger reminded me of the article I wrote regarding the conviction of Cardinal Pell after his conviction in 2019. Following Cardinal Pell’s acquittal, my correspondent asked if I would now write again on the matter. Read More »