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.

We have lost a giant among us

February 22, 2018Archbishop Glenn Davies has led tributes from leaders across Sydney at the death of Dr Billy Graham at the age of 99.

Thumbs up for ministry

February 17, 2018There was thunderous applause in St Andrew’s Cathedral and hugs and plenty of pictures outside as 26 men and women were ordained as Deacons for various ministries around Sydney and Wollongong.

Prominent Anglicans honoured

January 26, 2018The Reverend Dr David Claydon and Lawyer Garth Blake are among Sydney Anglicans named on the 2018 Australia Day Honours list.

God, History and Australia Day

January 25, 2018I arrived in Australia at the age of seven, in October 1972.

Bondi and Waverley team up

December 29, 2017The parishes of Bondi and Waverley have begun a process of amalgamation after more than a year of increased partnership.

Tweeting the truth

December 20, 2017The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney has for the first time tweeted his Christmas message, condensing Christmas in 280 characters.

Brain for Bendigo as Robinson resigns

December 8, 2017The Anglican Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn has lost two senior leaders in the space of a week, with the resignation of Bishop Stuart Robinson and the appointment of Bishop Matt Brain as Bishop of Bendigo.

The Case Against Chappo

November 29, 2017John Chapman wasn’t everybody’s cup of coffee.

Mission 2020 updated

November 23, 2017Synod has heard an update on the first year of Mission 2020, with mixed results but still featuring stories of success and people being changed by the gospel.

Marriage vote returns Yes majority

November 15, 2017Archbishop Glenn Davies says he accepts the outcome of the postal plebiscite delivered this morning but warns there must be freedom of speech, conscience and belief for Christians and others who disagree.

Domestic abuse policy passes

October 10, 2017A policy on responding to domestic abuse in churches has been passed overwhelmingly by Synod, following years of work by a Diocesan task force.

Timeless gospel meets changing world

October 9, 2017Archbishop Glenn Davies has used his Presidential Address, delivered within days of the 500 year anniversary of the start of the Reformation, as a rallying call to stand firm in proclaiming the gospel.

Anglicans help Vanuatu Volcano Evacuees

October 8, 2017A major volcanic eruption is threatening, forcing the evacuation of more than 11 thousand residents of Ambae Island in Vanuatu.

We mourn with you

October 4, 2017A special commemorative service has been held at St Andrew's Cathedral for those affected by the Las Vegas massacre at the weekend.

Our man Isaac working magic

October 1, 2017On weekdays you can see Isaac Kuruvilla in smart business suit performing his duty at the Sydney Diocesan Secretariat. On weekends, he is a different kind of performer.