This sermon, entitled ‘The Power and Promise of Friendship,’ and based on various Proverbs, was preached at WPC Belconnen’s Sunday evening service, held on June 13, 2021 by Dan Anderson.
Dan is the Director of the The Lachlan Macquarie Institute (LMI) based in Canberra, Australia. LMI seeks to train Christian men and women for wise leadership in politics and culture. Prior to LMI, Dan was chaplain to Robert Menzies College (a residential college at Macquarie Uni established by the Anglican church of Sydney) and the pastor of Trinity Chapel (the University church on the RMC Campus). He also served as the Anglican Chaplain to Macquarie University. Dan is completing a PhD at Macquarie Uni exploring the ethics of forgiveness in political contexts. From 2017-2021 he was the Chair of the Board of the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (AFES). Dan holds a B.A. (hons) from the ANU and a B.Div from Moore Theological College. Dan is married to Emma and they have two young children (Nat and Evie). Dan and Emma met while studying at the Australian National University through the Christian Union.