Raj Gupta

The Rev Raj Gupta is the senior minister of Toongabbie Anglican Church, member of Standing Committee, and Mission Area Leader of the Parramatta Mission Area. He is also a partner with the 'Exploring Effective Ministry under God' team, and currently undertaking a Doctor of Ministry at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDs).

The Intolerance of Tolerance

September 18, 2016How far we have come from the days of “I disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

The Perils of Perception

January 8, 2016Out of every hundred people, about how many do you think do not affiliate themselves with any religion?

The voice of the pleb-iscite

August 14, 2015Is a plebiscite the best way to hear the voice of the people?

Reflecting on a tragedy

November 28, 2014This week our nation, both cricket lovers and many others, mourn the loss of Philip Hughes.

Anecdotes and Statistics

December 30, 2013It is tempting to formulate a strategy around anecdotes.

The Bread and Butter … without the knife!

December 5, 2013Imagine going to a dinner party, and receiving a bread roll and butter, but no knife to use!

Life Cycle of a Diocese

October 15, 2013Why have I been thinking about this over Day 2 at synod this year?

Anglo Outposts?

October 14, 2013The first day of synod was one in which our evangelistic priority could not be missed.

The Public Square – It is Time

September 4, 2013Whoever wins the Federal election this weekend; it will cap a tumultuous term in federal politics.

Epic Fail?

August 13, 2013I recently visited a well known church while in another country.

Christian ‘Electioneering’

July 11, 2013Recent weeks have again seen incredible scenes on the federal political landscape.

Revving a Church’s ‘Growth Engines’

July 2, 2013How can we plant and water in a way that may be most effective?

Working In and On Ministry

May 17, 2013This is a saying that I was first introduced to by a plumber – an extremely effective one.

The Brave New Facebook World

March 27, 2013How are you going on Facebook?

Taking a Church to a Doctor – Part 2

March 13, 2013Last year, I wrote about the concept of a ‘church consultation’.