The challenge of ordination

Tomorrow at 10am at St Andrew’s Cathedral Sydney, 35 men and women will be ordained as deacons for service in the Anglican church, including our own Adam Hotson. Apart from gaining a ‘Rev.’ at the start of their name and permission to wear a ‘dog collar’, ordinands are officially given a copy of the Bible … Read more…

Thank you God for Australia

Australia Day is a great opportunity to give thanks to God for the country he has made for us, and for the many great things about this nation: the freedom, the prosperity, the natural beauty, and the relaxed attitude to life. Yet, strangely, when some people reflect about something they have that is good, they … Read more…

Tolerating intolerance

I recently heard a missionary being asked what had changed most in society in the five years since he moved away from Australia. His answer was that he noticed that the Australian media had become increasingly active in their intolerance of Christian belief. When individuals speak out about issues of human sexuality, they are regularly … Read more…

How we can help the people in South Sudan

To help us understand what is happening on the ground in South Sudan, here is an excerpt of a letter from the Archbishop of South Sudan, who writes to ask the worldwide Anglican church “to pray for us and lobby your governments to come in to end this senseless war.” He continues: The crisis began as … Read more…

Welcome to the Hotsons!

As the new year begins, our church is delighted to welcome Adam, Anita, Nick, Noah and Chloe Hotson as Adam joins our ministry team as our Assistant Minister. Adam has spent the past four years studying at Moore Theological College in preparation for this full-time position, adding to his two full-time years studying at Youthworks … Read more…