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.

New Anglican diocese created in New Zealand

May 17, 2019A new Anglican diocese has been created in New Zealand, to be led by the Rev Jay Behan, who is now Bishop Elect of the diocese.

Why we should thank Israel Folau

May 16, 2019You might have had the experience, especially with a mobile phone in hand, of someone suddenly grabbing you to hold you back from crossing a busy city street.

Standing with Israel Folau and religious freedom

May 12, 2019Archbishop Glenn Davies and the chair of the Religious Freedom Reference Committee, Bishop Michael Stead, have been pushing for assurances on religious freedom as the election campaign enters its final stages.

Celebrating the Cathedral’s 200th Birthday

May 9, 2019A centenary of Bush Church Aid kicks off the bicentenary for the Cathedral.

‘Sri Lanka is dear to us all and these attacks have wounded us all’

April 27, 2019Three Christian leaders from across denominations came together with the Sri Lankan community in Sydney for a Service of Commemoration for those affected by the bombings in Sri Lanka.

Praying for Sri Lanka

April 23, 2019A Service of Commemoration will be held at St Andrew's Cathedral on Saturday in the wake of the Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka.

Jesus and the Moon Landing

April 17, 2019Archbishop Davies, has recalled the Moon Landing and its 50th anniversary, in his Easter Message this year.

Missions boss named as new International Bishop

April 16, 2019The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has named Canon Malcolm Richards as the new Bishop for International Relations.

The Graham Tour: “You have a Soul”

April 7, 2019More than 4000 people made decisions for Christ in person at the events.

Why I went on national TV to talk about Jesus

March 31, 2019I may as well tell you upfront that being on Christians Like Us broke me physically, mentally and spiritually.

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.