Q&A – Christianity in Australia – Monday 25th April – ABC TV

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This link will take you directly to information about panelists on next Monday’s Q&A session at  9.36pm – Q&A Monday 25th April

Tony Jones with panelists:

Professor John Haldane – Distinguished Visiting Professor in Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame Australia, is one of the world’s foremost thinkers and a significant public intellectual within the Catholic tradition.

Journalist Julie McCrossin – An Elder and Church Council Member of the South Sydney Uniting Church in Redfern in Sydney. After 20 years as a broadcaster with ABC Radio National, ABC TV and Network Ten, she is now a freelance journalist and facilitator. She presented the radio show Life Matters on ABC Radio National for 5 years

Indigenous Anglican Pastor Ray Minniecon – A descendant of the Kabi Kabi nation and the Gurang Gurang nation of South-East Queensland. Ray is also a descendant of the South Sea Islander people with connections to the people of Ambrym Island. Ray’s most recent career engagement was with the Anglican Diocese of Sydney as a Pastor and Director of Crossroads Aboriginal Ministries.

Rev. Tiffany Sparks –  Tiffany was ordained in 2011 and appointed as priest in charge of St Paul’s Ashgrove. As one of the youngest female priests in Brisbane, Tiffany has continued on with her passion with social justice issues. Tiffany considers herself contemporary and egalitarian in her beliefs and ministry, while her liturgical style is traditional Anglo-Catholic.

Managing Dir. of the Australian Christian Lobby Lyle Shelton – In 1997 he became youth pastor at Toowoomba City Church before being elected to Toowoomba City Council in 2000. He was re-elected in 2004 and stood as a candidate in the 2006 Queensland State election. After a short stint as a political adviser to Queensland Senators Ron Boswell and Barnaby Joyce, Lyle was appointed national chief of staff at the Australian Christian Lobby in 2007. He was appointed managing director in May 2013.

More extensive bios are available at  Q&A Monday 25th April.

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