Archbishop Glenn Davies’ Easter Message 2014

Posted on April 17, 2014 
Filed under Resources, Sydney Diocese

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Resurrection and Judgement

Posted on April 19, 2014 
Filed under Theology

The Last Judgment“It may seem odd to associate resurrection with judgement, especially in a world that considers ‘judgement’ as some kind of swear word, but Jesus’ resurrection actually has much to say about judgement…”

– A third reflection on Easter from The Australian Church Record.

Duke and Duchess to sign Australia’s first Bible on Easter Sunday

Posted on April 18, 2014 
Filed under Sydney Diocese

Richard Johnson's Bible and Prayer Book“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are attending church this Easter, joining the congregation at Sydney’s St Andrew’s Cathedral.

The royal couple will sign the First Fleet Bible and Prayer Book as they leave the church on Easter Day. The books were originally the personal Bible and prayer book of Australia’s first chaplain, Richard Johnson…”

– Story from Eternity Newspaper.

Abp of Melbourne on ABC News 24

Posted on April 18, 2014 
Filed under Opinion

Archbishop of Melbourne Philip FreierThe Archbishop of Melbourne, Dr. Philip Freier, was interviewed on ABC News 24 this morning – on the meaning of Easter and a compassionate society. Watch it here.

Related: Jesus Christ’s resurrection relevant to all Australians, Sydney Archbishop says in Easter message.

The Most Dangerous Idea

Posted on April 17, 2014 
Filed under Opinion

Phillip Jensen“Which dangerous idea has the greatest potential to change the world for the better?

This was a question put to the panellists at the end of a QandA show during the “Festival of Dangerous Ideas” last year.

One of the panellists asked time to think of an answer. That, in itself, is an extraordinary event in a show that censors anything above a sound bite…”

– Dean of Sydney, Phillip Jensen, points to the most dangerous idea of all.

Mike Baird elected Premier of New South Wales

Posted on April 17, 2014 
Filed under Opinion

Mike Baird“Committed Christian and father of three, Liberal MP Mike Baird has been elected Premier of New South Wales.”

– Story from Eternity Newspaper.

and Miranda Devine at The Telegraph gives some background –

“[Mike Baird] became involved in Anglican church fellowship, where he met his wife, Kerryn, whom he married at age 21. …

His investment banking career was flourishing at Deutsche Bank when he began to wonder: ‘Is that all there is? Should I be just about accumulating money?’ So in 1994 he told Kerryn he wanted to go to Bible college and within a year they were in Vancouver at Regent College…”

(Photo: Parliament of NSW.)

The Flesh and Bones of the Resurrection

Posted on April 17, 2014 
Filed under Resources, Theology

australian-church-record-10“Now the first thing to affirm is that Jesus’ resurrection really was bodily. Thomas was able to observe and touch Jesus’ hands and side (Jn. 20:27). Jesus himself declared that he was ‘flesh and bones’ and not some ghost (Luke 24:39). Jesus was even able to eat (Luke 24:43). And lets not forget that the tomb itself was empty.

In a world that has always been sceptical about the resurrection this great truth must continue to be proclaimed.”

– The Australian Church Record publishes a second article on the significance of Easter.

Anglican Network in Canada Easter Message

Posted on April 17, 2014 
Filed under Anglican Communion

Bishop Charlie Masters“Imagine someone announcing that:

This, of course, is exactly the message we bring and would remind you of …”

Bishop Charlie Masters’ Easter Letter.

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