Our news is full of predictions of impending doom. Global warming, economic failure, and the rise of the alt-right.
Yet the Christian notion of a 'Day of Judgement' has been parodied as the domain of apocalyptic fanatics, or the ultimate form of spiritual manipulation. But what does the Bible have to say on the topic, and what if anything might it contribute to a contemporary spirituality?
Our speaker is Kanishka Raffel who is the Dean of the Anglican Cathedral of St Andrews in Sydney. Kanishka was formerly a lawyer with Blake Dawson (now Ashurst).
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Kanishka Raffel was born in London to Sri Lankan parents and was raised as a Buddhist. While studying law at Sydney University a friend gave him a copy of The Gospel according to John and he subsequently became a Christian. Prior to becoming Dean in 2016, Kanishka served as Rector of St Matthew’s in Perth. He is married to Cailey and they have two daughters. He loves curry, cricket and having gelato at the beach with his family but knows no pleasure so great as sharing the news about Jesus with people who have no idea who Jesus is or how much he loves them.