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.

GAFCON ends with Letter to Churches

June 23, 2018The largest Anglican gathering for 50 years has ended in Jerusalem with a series of announcements about the Global Anglican Future (GAFCON) movement and a ‘Letter to the Churches’.

GAFCON grows - conference doubles

June 19, 2018“Not to choose to embrace Jesus is to choose to reject Jesus.” This stirring call to Jesus-centred mission, and biblical faithfulness came from Ugandan Bishop Alfred Olwa at the start of Global Anglican Future Conference 2018 in Jerusalem today. 

Hanging his hat on Connect09

June 15, 2018It is estimated that 750,000 people live in the central corridor of NSW, west of the “sandstone curtain” as locals refer to the Blue Mountains.

School head honoured in Queen’s list

June 12, 2018The head of Barker College, Phillip Heath, is among Anglicans honoured in the Queen’s birthday list for 2018.

Anglicans joining Federal redress

June 5, 2018The Diocese of Sydney has agreed to participate in the Commonwealth Government’s Redress Scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse.

Reconciliation Prayers

May 25, 2018Prayers you and your church can use for National Reconciliation Week, starting 27 May.

NZ move prompts ‘deep regret’

May 22, 2018A move by the Anglican Church in New Zealand to allow for the blessing of same-sex unions has led to a strong statement from the Diocese of Sydney.

Anglicare Sydney goes north

May 9, 2018Anglicare Sydney will amalgamate with Anglicare Northern Inland (ANI) from July, extending services to the diocese of Armidale.

Bill echoes Christian abolitionists

May 4, 2018The Modern Slavery Bill introduced by NSW MP Paul Green has passed.

Employable Me

April 19, 2018In a perfect answer to the question of the value to workplaces of those with disability, Employable Me follows nine Australians with a range of neurological conditions such as autism, Fragile X, Asperger’s and Tourette’s Syndrome as they seek to find a job.

‘I’m on about Jesus’

April 13, 2018Archbishop Glenn Davies has put the furore over an Instagram post by star Rugby player Israel Folau in context, saying all people should turn to Jesus.

Jesus is… relaunching a church

April 8, 2018Relaunching a church in a fast-growing area at the start of a major mission can be daunting but the folks at Christ Church Anglican, Wollondilly are made of strong stuff.

Fundraising for GAFCON

April 5, 2018With preparations well underway for the third Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), there has been an appeal for churches and individuals to sponsor delegates from poorer areas.

The good things about The Good Doctor

April 4, 2018“We hire Shaun, and we give hope to those people with limitations that those limitations are not what they think they are – that they do have a shot!

Busy month at Moore

April 4, 2018But let me remind you: it will all have been wasted if you are not prepared to tell the world this great truth: ‘God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.