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.

Are we there yet?

July 2, 2020The latest COVID-19 regulations allow larger gatherings but again churches must do the maths.

Restrictions ease quickly but July is key

June 15, 2020The Head of the COVID-19 Task Force, Bishop Gary Koo, says churches should continue to be 'good citizens' during the return to in-person services, which he says is happening more quickly than most people expected.

What’s unorthodox about Unorthodox?

June 10, 2020Unorthodox made me uncomfortable

Safety first as restrictions on church gatherings eased

May 29, 2020Archbishop Glenn Davies has welcomed the lifting of numbers allowed for church gatherings, weddings and funerals saying a return to public worship will bring 'relief, joy and comfort' to many people.

Preparing and praying for return

May 27, 2020Archbishop Glenn Davies and diocesan bishops have held talks with the NSW government about re-opening churches as pubs, clubs and restaurants are allowed to have 50 seated patrons.

Too soon to open doors again

May 12, 2020The first step of the 3 step Framework for a Covidsafe Australia is not the time to open the doors to public Sunday gatherings, Archbishop Glenn Davies has advised.

Responding to domestic violence

May 7, 2020Something might not be right as we adjust to the new normal

Psalms of Lament series

April 29, 2020

We are all equal in a pandemic

April 25, 2020A rare glimpse into the lives of celebrities reminds us that they can't save us

Zoom Guidelines and Best Practice

April 16, 2020

I’m interested in Jesus, what next?

April 11, 2020

He is Risen! Now pray

April 11, 2020As Easter Day was celebrated in a nationally televised service from St Andrew’s Cathedral, Archbishop Glenn Davies urged that there be ‘a great wave of prayer’ during the coronavirus pandemic.

Children’s Resources during COVID-19 pandemic

April 9, 2020

COVID-19 is not ‘the virus that killed Easter’

April 9, 2020The leader of the largest Anglican diocese in the country, Sydney Archbishop Glenn Davies has spoken of the hope Jesus brings in declaring that the joy of Easter will not be extinguished by the coronavirus.

Musicians rising to the challenge

April 6, 2020Church music teams are finding new and creative ways to connect during the COVID-19 crisis, providing songs for online services with new techniques.