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.

Islands and inland seas as Southern Africa hit by flooding

March 22, 2019“An entire community was submerged when people woke up on Saturday morning. Many have been left homeless and numerous others have either been confirmed dead or are still missing” said the urgent call to Anglican Aid from Tawanda Masango, newly returned to Zimbabwe from Sydney.

Kwashi warns of dangers within

March 10, 2019Archbishop Kwashi lives one of the most dangerous areas in the world to be a Christian, but he is more concerned about threats from within the Church

Happy in the service

February 16, 2019There were too many smiles to count as the ordinands of 2019 filed into a packed St Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney to be made deacons by the Archbishop of Sydney. Russ

Franklin Graham is touring Australia

February 10, 2019His message is one of celebration of the goodness and mercy of God shown to a fallen world

Anglicans honoured on Australia Day

January 27, 2019Christian businessman Tim Sims, Anglicare Board member Ian Steward, medical missionary Dr Andrew Browning and Sydney minister, Colin Mackellar are among those on the Australia Day Honours List.

Looking for a saviour

December 22, 2018The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has paid tribute to lifesavers and bushfire fighters while marking celebrations for the birth of Jesus, the Saviour.

Update on Bishop Lee

December 20, 2018The Bishop of Western Sydney, Bishop Ivan Lee has now been diagnosed with cancer in his liver.

“Willing to do anything” how Sydney is serving drought stricken Bathurst

December 2, 2018No sooner had the ink dried on the formal agreement between Sydney and the Bathurst Diocese than a group of a dozen people from Manly was heading west to help out.

We honour them today

November 11, 2018“To die for one’s country is an act of love for your fellow beings and we honour them today.” said Archbishop Davies, as bells rang out marking 100 years since the end of the Great War.

Bells to ring for Armistice Centenary

November 7, 2018Bells at Anglican churches across Greater Sydney and the Illawarra will ring to mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice which ended World War One.

Prayer through the longest drought

November 4, 2018 The Diocese of Armidale in northwestern NSW is still in the grip of the worst drought since Federation.

[REVIEW] Indivisible: Taking the strain

November 1, 2018Whatever else soldiers may understand about God, they get the idea of sacrifice – probably a good deal more clearly than those who pursue other careers.

How one church is sharing the light of Christ at Halloween

October 31, 2018Although Halloween is a time of celebrating things of the dark, some are using it to share the light of Jesus.

Anglican Educators write Open Letter to MPs

October 30, 2018The heads of the 34 Sydney Anglican schools have written an Open Letter to MPs, calling on Parliament to continue anti-discrimination exemptions which allow schools to main their Christian ethos and mission.

Backing for #kidsoffNauru

October 28, 2018Archbishop Glenn Davies has signalled continued support for the campaign to remove children from immigration detention on the island of Nauru.