It is becoming increasingly evident that there are some disturbing divisions developing within the Church we love so deeply on the matter of blessing same-sex unions.
I would like to supply an extension to Bob Derrenbacker’s interpretative method in exegeting Matthew 19:3-9 in August’s Melbourne Anglican.
General Synod heralded to those outside the church our angst over human sexuality. What we are known for now is our disunity and inability to honour the face of God in all of God’s people.
Acting on the theory that Putin’s mind is megalomaniacal and mega-sadistic, yet humiliatingly vulnerable, what about the Church trying the following?
igious Discrimination Bill – now thankfully pulled – has damaged the Church and Christians.
Our church’s mission in “new Melbourne” was one of my passions in synod. At my final session, a couple of months ago, I asked about progress in this sphere over the last decade in view of synod commitments made ten years ago.
2 December 2021 Sales not the answer I was concerned that the “…Rich in Assets” headline in November’s Melbourne Anglican meant that diocese was intending to sell assets to meet an operating deficit. Sadly, capital appreciation will not fund a deficit. Is the implication that diocese intends to sell long-term assets to fund short-term deficits? This is surely not sustainable – when the farm […]
10 November 2021 Nuclear power the only option for Australia Ms Marshall’s commentary (October 2021) epitomises the reason we need to look carefully at what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports about science, before being carried away with rhetoric from senior United Nations politicians and others, who have certainly used some extravagant language. While […]