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

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 »

Martin Luther

There is no doubt that Luther had a brilliant mind but he recognised that human truth has its limits. As Metaxas puts it, “Luther came to believe that the very idea that mere human reason could reach heaven was not merely wrong but a hubristic folly. How, with human words and thoughts, could we bridge the infinite distance between man and God, between earth and heaven?” Read More »

Depending on Others

Like a farmer who hates to see his stock in poor condition, I am a person who hates to see any of God’s people in a similar condition. Sadly, those two things go hand in hand in times of drought. Read More »