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

A matter of gender

Dr John Whitehall is Professor of Paediatrics at Western Sydney University. He recently wrote an article in Quadrant entitled “Experimenting on Gender Dysphoric Kids”. He begins by noting that “Paediatricians with a total of 931 years' experience reported only 12 cases of gender confusion, meaning just one genuine case might be expected every 76 years. Now, each year in Australia, hundreds are presenting for treatment which the ascendant orthodoxy decrees must be provided.” Read More »

Zoe's Law

The death of Katherine Hoang’s unborn twins is worthy of consideration by us all. The law charged the driver with Katherine’s manslaughter, but proved silent on the twins killed one week from their due date. Read More »

A better worldview

Dr Christine Blasey Ford would not be a name people are familiar with except for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination and now election to the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Claims of teen sexual assault could not be more serious. It’s a timely reminder to every young person that youthful bad decisions can affect your entire life. The truly sad part of the Kavanaugh and Ford issue is that no one knows who to trust any more. Read More »

A sleepless night

I read a really interesting story of a poor woman who came to her king and asked for compensation for the loss of some property. “How did you lose the property?” asked the monarch. “I fell asleep and a robber entered my dwelling”, she replied. “Why did you fall asleep?” the king asked. “I fell asleep because I believed that you were awake.” The king’s response was to compensate the woman for the trust she invested in him. I wonder if any of us could fall asleep under the leadership we experience in 2018, whether from bishops, principals, chairmen, captains or state and federal politicians. Read More »