Celebrating History in the Making
Thirty years ago as Queen Elizabeth graced the front page of The London Times, 14 Anglican women made their own headlines seven pages later in the same edition. The reason? They were the first women ordained as deacons in the Sydney Diocese. This past May, over 200 ministers and friends gathered in St Andrew’s Cathedral to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of that historic ordination.
Australia: The Good Neighbour? ADM and Micah Foundation Co-Host Panel Discussion on Foreign Policy
In a time of global suffering and political unrest, how can Australia best serve its global neighbours? As the nation approaches a federal election, how can Christians think biblically about engagement in politics?
How to Care for Those with Mental Illness: New courses provide practical help
When friends confide about their struggles with a mental health challenge, it’s not always easy for Christians to know how to respond. Beyond dropping off a casserole, what practical ways can we offer genuine love and Christian care?
From Happiness to Politics: ADM’s Second Annual School of Theology, Culture & Public Engagement Showcases the Connection between Faith and Ideas.
As summer holidays were ending in January, almost 300 people exchanged beach reads for notebooks and BBQs for lectures on topics as diverse as literature, leadership and liberalism.
Award-Winning Historian Meredith Lake Calls for a Better Understanding of Story
In a society that seems increasingly polarised, can understanding history play a role in shaping our future? Which stories of our shared past could enhance our current civic discourse? Dr Meredith Lake, 2017 ADM Senior Research Fellow, award-winning historian and ABC Radio National host explores these questions in ADM’s 2018 Annual Public Lecture.
How could you use $25,000 for the Kingdom?
Applications are now open for ADM’s 2018 Annual Funding Event. Are you a Christian woman with an idea, initiative or project that needs funding? How could up to $25,000 help you to use your God-given gifts for the good of the world? Now in its third year, ADM’s Annual Funding Event provides an opportunity for entrepreneurial Christian women to bring their ideas and initiatives before a panel and pitch for funding…
Success for ADM's First School of Theology, Culture & Public Engagement
ADM’s first School of Theology, Culture & Public Engagement (STCPE) was a resounding success, with over 100 people experiencing the sell-out event from 22–25 January. Participants enjoyed four days of intense theological courses from world-class lecturers and practical workshops from ADM’s partner organisations, CPX and Seed, along with a number of other presenters...
Hundreds Experience Life with the Luthers
Mary Andrews College was asked early this year to do something to mark the 500-year anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to a Wittenberg church door in 1517. The outcome of this request was the ‘Life with the Luthers’ event held on 23 and 25 September, at which was attended by around 800 people. Rev. Jill Williams tells us about the day...
ADM's Visiting Fellow Events Announced
This year's ADM Visiting Fellow is New York writer, critic and scholar Alissa Wilkinson and ADM has a group of fantastic events scheduled for her visit from 9 – 14 October.
Mercy & Justice In Action: A Practical Workshop
ADM’s recent Mercy & Justice in Action workshop, co-hosted with Hope for Sydney, provided many opportunities to learn from and connect with ministries that serve refugees and the homeless …
Art, Culture and the Bible
It’s been an exciting month for our Creative Fellow, Jo Chew, as the first art exhibition in her Fellowship draws to a close this week. Jo shares about her Fellowship journey so far, and the experience of her ‘Numbering Stars’ exhibition …