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

Sporting brain snaps

We don’t have the rich celebrity temper tantrum, racket smashers from around the world in Armidale. We just have the normal temper tantrum racket smashers and club throwers of our local region. Read More »

How should we respond?

So what if I said, “God is in control of the fires and drought?” Read More »

Patient leadership required

What has become of our culture that we, who are sown into the fabric of the culture, have become so impatient? Read More »

Why would God do the Christmas thing?

Christmas for many has become like a statue in the park where observers wonder why it is there and pigeons find it convenient for all the wrong reasons. Read More »

The virgin birth

We are nearing Christmas which is notorious for fuss when it comes to Jesus Christ. So let me begin with His birth. Read More »

A fresh look at the person of Jesus Christ - 1

Looking at life through the prism of Christ offers significant critique of our world and very helpful answers. But what if the people you are addressing are looking through a different prism or don’t understand mine? Read More »

Where the Christ is, there is power

I lay in bed like an actor in the movie “Alien” Read More »

When the smoke clears

While blue skies are hidden by plumes of smoke, rain seems a forlorn possibility and our inland communities suffer, I am inspired by those who would venture into the smoke to fight the flames. Read More »


“Come on Rick,” I said to myself, “you are only opening the door for people. What do you want people to do, sing the Hallelujah chorus?” Read More »

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is such an important day in the Australian Calendar. A day that celebrates the end of hostilities. A day we remembers those who risked life itself in the longed for hope of peace. Read More »