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Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Resources & Research Archbishop Jeremy Greaves Resources & Research

ACSQ Ministry Reflection and Review Program: important update

“Following more than three years of research into the use of performance reviews in ministry and other professional settings, consultation about concerns and consideration of the benefits — including two pilots and feedback gathering from over 20 ACSQ clergy to create, trial and finetune our own ministry and wellbeing reflection tools and process — the Ministry Review Sub-committee is now ready to launch an ACSQ Ministry Reflection and Review Program,” says Archbishop Jeremy

"This book offers a deep dive into the scholarly analysis of this parable [Matthew’s parable of the royal wedding feast], while offering an interpretation that speaks truth to power within the Anglican Church of Australia today," (The Rev’d Dr Greg Jenks)
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Matthew’s Parable of the Royal Wedding Feast: A sociorhetorical Interpretation

“It is the intertextual dynamic with the findings of the Royal Commission that sets this huge piece of critical biblical scholarship apart. This is not just an arcane treatise for members of the guild of biblical scholars…This is a serious piece of critical biblical interpretation that also deals with the prophetic message of the text for our Church in wider Australian society today,” says The Rev’d Dr Greg Jenks


Ministry review reflections

“The ministry review model that I chose for the pilot provides a framework to truly ponder, reflect and pray about our faithfulness and commitment to the Ordinal, which covers, in some way, all a parish priest’s ministry responsibilities,” says The Rev’d Rick Gummow from The Parish of Drayton