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

Cardinal Pell Conviction

I am writing this the morning after Cardinal Pell’s conviction for child sexual abuse became public knowledge. I will admit to not following Cardinal Pell’s case all that closely but I expect that the courts will deal with him in accordance with the rule of law. I also admit that it is always wise to pull the log out of my own eye before trying it on someone else. As an outside observer who is not a Roman Catholic it might be argued that I should say nothing. But saying nothing about an issue that impacts the faith of many would be remiss of me and perhaps irresponsible, especially in a column entitled “Faith Matters”. Read More »

Lead us not into temptation

The surrender to temptation and the resultant freedom for evil has enormous implications for us personally and corporately and a myriad number of examples could follow. Read More »

Forgive us our debts

After thirty years of ministering to people I am glad that it was only a brown snake between my son and me. That may sound strange but the snake was just passing through. Anger, resentment, bitterness and hatreds don’t just pass through and people often run sending the venom coursing through their existence. Read More »