Double Book Launch at Ridley College

Here’s a piece I wrote for EFAC Vic/Tas. Last month, two history books were launched, along with a discussion about raising future leaders of the Victorian church.   The first book to be launched was Edward’s the Mentor by Rhys Bezzant, published by Oxford University Press. Rhys Bezzant is a Church History lecturer at Ridley College but […]

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Ever Ancient, Ever New – A Review

A few months ago my uncle messaged me saying he’d read about me in a book, I was intrigued! I thought, I’d better order it and check it out. Since it arrived, I’ve enjoyed dipping into Ever Ancient Ever New by Winfield Bevins. The book focuses on the Liturgical renewal among young people, mainly in […]

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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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Mini Book Review: The Year of Small Things

The Year of Small Things “radical faith for the rest of us” by Sarah Arthur & Erin F. Wasinger “… if you get nothing else out of this book, we want you to get this: radical faith is not about being übercommitted. It’s not about being überspiritual. It’s about discernment.” I identify with Sarah and […]

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Slow by Brooke McAlary: Some thoughts

I almost bought the book ‘Slow’ by Brooke McAlary a couple of months ago in a local bookshop but I was worried my desire for slow living and simplicity was becoming somewhat idolatrous. Also, the thought of spending more money on a self-help book was ludicrous when clearly the other ten I’ve read haven’t changed […]

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