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

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 »

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 »


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 »