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

Droning on

Interestingly, no one suggested that the drone would teach me things about life and I certainly wasn’t expecting it. But it did. Let me explain. Read More »

What is death like for a Christian?

It presents itself in inscriptions, statues of the departed, places of remembrance, tombs and plaques. It presents heroes, slaves, the persecuted, and holocausts. Death is everywhere. It favours no one culture, it speaks every language, and even the living are on its guest list. Confronting? Absolutely! Grievous? Certainly! Any hope? Well that depends. Read More »

Faith in times of drought

I pray for rain regularly as does the church Sunday after Sunday. I’ll stop and say hi to the long yarders and let them know that we care and offer some encouragement not to give up. I want what they want and that’s survival and for them to succeed. However, I do wonder sometimes if drought is a helpful reminder of our ultimate lack of control and issues of mortality. I often wonder if God has written into his creation a capacity for it to force us to consider ultimate realities that have no answers but the answers God offers. Read More »

The gift suitable for the whole world

If you were to give a gift that would be suitable for the whole world, what would it be? Books? But some people are illiterate. Food perhaps? Internationally diet is so very diverse. What about clothing? Climates will create some dilemmas here. Read More »

Eat by faith

I am not the best cook but I am happily married to one who is. So it was a little surprising to find myself volunteered to be the cook at a women’s conference. Read More »