Russell Powell

Russell Powell has more than 30 years experience across all forms of media, with a long career as one of Australian radio's most prominent journalists and presenters. He was one of the pioneers of the ABC's NewsRadio network. As well as his on-air work, he has taught at the Australian Film, TV and Radio School. He is now the CEO of Anglican Media Sydney and the Archbishop of Sydney's Media Adviser.

PSU takes on safe ministry

May 26, 2017Online courses will soon be available for Safe Ministry training in the Diocese, making training more flexible and easily accessible.

Bite-size history

May 19, 2017If you have been leading a bible study group for a few years you will have tried most things.

Marriage booklets out

April 28, 2017More than 65,000 booklets discussing God’s plan for marriage in light of the current push for its redefinition are being distributed to Sydney churches.

Community chaplaincy growth spurt

April 21, 2017Plans are underway to recruit a force of 1000 community chaplains by the year 2020.

Easter Message 2017

April 13, 2017

Rescuing Australia

April 13, 2017Archbishop Davies has paid tribute to those who risked their lives to perform rescues in the recent cyclone and flooding and describes Jesus as the 'ultimate rescuer'.

SRE review welcomed

April 11, 2017Archbishop Glenn Davies has welcomed a report to the State Government on Special Religious Education (SRE) and Special Education in Ethics (SEE).

Euthanasia challenged

April 7, 2017Scottish theologian Professor John Swinton has urged Christians to resist the renewed push for the introduction of assisted suicide.

Tackling Debbie’s damage

March 30, 2017Anglican Aid has launched an appeal for the victims of Cyclone Debbie in North Queensland.

Jordan Springs Anglican Church

March 26, 2017

Royal Commission ends Anglican phase

March 22, 2017The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has finished its investigation of the Anglican Church, with a summary hearing in Sydney.

Archbishop pays tribute to Newcastle bishop

March 16, 2017Archbishop Glenn Davies says he learned 'with great sadness' of the resignation of Newcastle Bishop Greg Thompson.

Chinese ministry booms

March 12, 2017A special consultant has been appointed as the rapid growth of Chinese ministries continues in the Sydney Diocese.

Olonga appeals for water

February 26, 2017Former Test Cricketer Henry Olonga has headlined a series of Anglican Aid fundraisers for water in the third world.

Bishop challenges ordinands

February 19, 2017The Bishop of Western Sydney, Ivan Lee, has recalled his inspiration for ministry in challenging 34 men and women being ordained as deacons.