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Sydney Anglicans: The Challenge of Being on Our Watch

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I have had the privilege of being at the Sydney Anglican Synod for much of the last week or so. It has been a wonderful time in so many ways. I am delighted that we (the synod) has been able… Continue Reading →

A COVID accelerated move from smaller to medium and larger churches?

Are we in the midst of seeing a COVID fuelled shift from smaller to larger churches?

Taking 2021/2 NCLS with a grain (or two) of salt … this time

The Lord has shaped me to be someone who values data. Over the years I have realised that it is so easy to be driven by warm-hearted anecdotes, and generalise our views, and formulate strategy, accordingly. So, for many years,… Continue Reading →

Going Beyond Nice in Christian Leadership

The importance and power of leading ministry staff with love.

Sydney Anglican Synod: Where is the Diocese on the Lifecycle Model?

Last week, I began a diagnostic survey to attempt to give some idea as to where the Sydney Anglican Diocese is up to on the church lifecycle model. Our conclusion is that the Diocese is in the vicinity of Retirement… Continue Reading →

Einstein and Insanity

Apologies to those outside the Sydney Anglican World. Last night was the presentation and passing of the Sydney Anglican Diocese budget for the next 3 years (a total of some $6m of income). Please contribute to our survey to see where… Continue Reading →

Sydney Anglican Synod – Day 1

The first day of the Sydney Anglcian Synod is always a day to look forward to (maybe I am just weird). It is great to come together with colleagues, friends and aquaintences from across the city, who share the Lordship… Continue Reading →

Synod Preview

Today, the Sydney Anglican Synod begins. It is my intention to provide a brief blog each day. Don’t forget to contribute to our survey to see where the Diocese sits on the church lifececyle model. When one looks at the… Continue Reading →

Where is the Sydney Anglican Diocese on the Lifecycle model?

Where is the Sydney Anglican Diocese on the Lifecycle model? Complete a short survey and let’s see what we find!

The chicken or the egg: The place of Vision

Around 20 years ago, Phillip Jensen developed the so-called Uluru church life-cycle model. Since then, research has identified Vision as the key human element.

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