New Songs: A Live Tradition Playlist

Hymnal: I Need Thee Every Hour – Anthem LightsI’m normally not very good at sticking to rhythms but each night as I go to sleep I’ve been listening to Evening Prayer with Cradle of Prayer on podcast. It is read directly from the 1928 Book of Common Prayer (USA) by a Priest and soprano Cantor. […]

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Rule of Life: Desire and Choice

Earlier in July I introduced The Rule of Life Series. I’ll be exploring month-by-month what it means to live out each Rule of Life from the Community of St Anselm (COSA), now I’m an alumni. September 2019: Desire and Choice The Rule Living it out in Community When we joined the Community, we had no idea […]

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August 2019: Newsletter

Hello readers, the month of August began with conferences and interviews but then became a struggle, with our family getting sick one-by-one. My immune system is pretty low, so I was out for a whole week. After that, it was all about playing catch up on writing and life organisation. Read on for a little […]

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Ancient Future Practitioners: Ryan Flanigan

Earlier this year, my husband Jonathan flew to Dallas, Texas to check out some ministry opportunities (and see the Dallas Mavericks play some bball!) and he met Ryan Flanigan. As well as being shaped by different streams of Christianity throughout his life, ancient future faith is something he has thought deeply about, having studied under […]

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Introducing: A Live Tradition Playlist

I’m what you call eclectic… When I say eclectic, what I mean is, I like lots of different types of music. Opera. Rock and roll. Rap. I like it all… And what I love when I think about music is how you can take this type of music and that type of music and fuse […]

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Rule of Life: Learning from Jesus

Earlier in July I introduced The Rule of Life Series. I’ll be exploring month-by-month what it means to live out each Rule of Life from the Community of St Anselm (COSA), now I’m an alumni. August 2019: Learning from Jesus The Rule Living it out in Community This was the broadest of all the rules and […]

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Charismatic Anglicanism: David Jones

Since returning from England, I’ve been pondering what it means to be a charismatic Anglican here in Australia. I felt my identity as a charismatic Anglican being affirmed and stretched while living in London, but in Melbourne it’s still seen as a little odd! But there’s a lot of us around, coming out of the […]

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Finding Her Voice – A Belated Story

I wrote this piece in August last year upon request from a publication, but it was never published. It was about the Evangelical Women in Academic Conference at Ridley College, held July 28th, 2018. I thought I’d post it up here for my readers. Looking at this piece again, I was reminded of how encouraging […]

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Evangelical, Sacramental & Pentecostal. Can we be all three?

A few years ago, I was talking to an Anglican Priest friend about how difficult it is for a pastor to balance all the priorities of ministry. “There’s leadership development, administration, pastoral care and then spending 15-20 hours a week preparing a sermon.” She was completely dumfounded. How on earth can someone spend that much […]

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