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

Cronk and Slater

The week leading up to the Grand Final was like few before, with its strange focus on “shoulders”. Who would have thought that shoulders would demand such media exposure? I can’t really remember when the simple shoulder ever headlined the news. Read More »

Foolish Footballers

It is finals time with winners and losers. As I write, my cardinal and myrtle colours are still flying but only just. I say this not because we were kept in the competition by three field goals but because of my disappointment in off field behaviour. Read More »

Serving at Fault

In a brilliant display of tantrum throwing, poor sportsmanship and an inability to cope with the umpire’s decision, a one-time champion tennis player, Serena Williams, accused the umpire of being a ‘point thief’ while she herself stole one of the biggest moments in Naomi Osaka’s life. Read More »

A Drought Reflection

I teared up! The farmer’s dozer was broken down, the diesel mechanic had returned to town for parts and the farmer's chainsaw filled the bush with noise as he brought down branches suitable for his sheep to eat. Over a sandwich we talked of assistance but the response was like that of others, “There are people a lot worse off than us!” Five thousand dollars a week I am told to keep his sheep alive but his wife made clear that they’d take no help. Read More »