Anglican Analysis

Strengthening the ties that bind

February 7, 2012 | Glenn DaviesBishop Glenn Davies on the mission convention bringing together delegates from the the seven Dioceses of NSW and ACT.

Current state of play

January 4, 2011 | Jeremy HalcrowWhat were the highest rating news stories of the year, and how did these events shape the life of Sydney Diocese?

Five big trends in Sydney Anglicanism

December 27, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowFarewell Sydneyanglicans.net! I finish with my traditional end of year analysis of the trends in Sydney Anglicanism thrown up by our site.

Be a bigger person

November 29, 2010 | Peter KellAs Christmas approaches and our diaries get fuller and our credit cards heavier, I challenge you to rise above worldly concerns – I challenge you to be a bigger person.

Free artwork and mags for Christmas

November 16, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowThe new Mission Areas have started meeting around Sydney Diocese and they are throwing up some interesting initiatives.

Synod diary #6 - Together we can grow far

October 20, 2010 | Nigel FortescueOur Ugandan guest, Alfred Olwa, shared an African proverb that seems particularly relevant to this Synod.

Synod diary #5 - no creative solutions

October 18, 2010 | Nigel FortescueThe Bishopscourt debate was passionate, long, and informative but for me, sadly soul-less

Synod diary #4: big decisions

October 14, 2010 | Nigel FortescueAs I reflect on the first three days of Synod, I feel we have made some significant decisions.

Synod diary #2 - A great start

October 11, 2010 | Nigel FortescueWhen I was in high school, 3.15pm marked the end of the day; at Synod it marks the start. And what a great start it was.

Synod diary #1: A question to ask

October 10, 2010 | Nigel FortescueDay One gives Synod members the first opportunity to ask a question.

General Synod 2010: the verdict?

September 24, 2010 | Robert ForsythHow you judge General Synod 2010 will depend on your expectations.

The end is nigh

September 22, 2010 | Robert ForsythIt is now well towards the end of the General Synod here in Melbourne. It is towards the end of the last full day. Let me tell you what goes on down here.

Church, constitution and creeping centralism

September 21, 2010 | David OuldGeneral Synod newbie, David Ould takes a behind the scenes look at the pleasure and pain of being a Sydney delegate.

The power of proximity

September 20, 2010 | Robert ForsythBy Monday morning the somewhat dull beginning of the Synod had brightened up, as had the weather. (Melbourne can sure do with a bit of global warming.)

Minefields at this General Synod?

September 17, 2010 | Robert ForsythThis Synod there are no big issues, at least not on the surface.