Australian Analysis

Ministry in Kakadu

July 4, 2011 | Karin SowadaThe Anglican Church in the NT ministers under difficult conditions, with a faithful band of Aboriginal people seeking to make Christ known to the locals.

Take-outs from Chicago

April 17, 2011 | Karin SowadaKarin Sowada blogs from Chicago about Melchizedek, Sam Gamgee and the take-away messages from the the Gospel Coalition Conference.

The aussies in Chicago

April 13, 2011 | Karin SowadaChicago, Tim Keller, books galore, over 5,000 Christian tongues a-singing .... Welcome to the Gospel Coalition Conference 2011!

Harnessing the power of choice

November 30, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowThe proponents of the ethics classes co-opted the most powerful cultural myth in our society to their cause: an individual's absolute right to choice.

Great aged care gives life dignity

November 9, 2010 | Peter KellThe euthanasia debate which is set to erupt could be neutralised, if not dispelled by a Christian response referenced aged care, the needs of carers and services for people with a disability.

Easter marks end of multicultural Australia

November 2, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowNSW is the first Australian State to make Easter Day a public holiday, a decision made far easier by the slow death of multiculturalism.

Parent carers need help from your church

October 26, 2010 | Peter KellThose who care for someone with a sickness or disability are some of the most vulnerable in our society. They are increasingly isolated and forgotten.

Ethics battle enters final phase

October 21, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowConcerned Christians should be heartened that the Knight report represents genuine movement from where we were 6 months ago.

Synod diary #3: God at work?

October 12, 2010 | Nigel FortescueKanishka Raffel challenged us to see Christ at work by growing his gospel in and among his people - even those in Synod!

Proclaim and care God’s way

September 27, 2010 | Peter KellBeing a do-gooder is profoundly Christ-focused.

Stop the gambling tsunami

August 30, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowFrom international cricket to the NSW Government's pokie addiction, there is urgent need for gambling reform.

Vote for them, not for you

August 18, 2010 | Peter KellTo help you be informed about others' needs, Anglicare Sydney has launched Election Fact Sheets on its website addressing: disability and carers, aged care and refugee housing.

Media is failing good government

August 17, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowUPDATED RESPONSE TO FRED NILE: One of the most troubling developments of the 2010 election campaign has been the trend to turn political reporting into a tool for entertaining the public rather than informing them.

Hedonists who hate adultery

August 10, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowResearch suggests that Australians are becoming more liberal towards pre-marital sex while at the same time more conservative about adultery. We explain why...

Thank God, you are Australian

August 4, 2010 | Jeremy HalcrowNew research shows Australians are very well off. But their happiness is put at risk by material envy of peers. So what is the antidote?