Website holiday

Jul 26, 2017 by

The Anglican Mainstream website will be taking a short break so posting will be lighter than usual for the next few days.      

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C of E evangelical theologian identifies ‘serious problems’ with ACANZP report on same-sex church blessings

Jul 27, 2017 by

A review of the ‘Interim Report of the Motion 29 Working Group – The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.’ By Martin Davie, CEEC.  What is the Motion 29 Working Group? The Motion 29 Working group was a group of six people set up by the Anglican Church in Aotearoea, New...

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Leaving the denomination

Jul 27, 2017 by

A report for Anglican Mainstream by Edward Lobb. In 2012, the Tron Church in Glasgow City Centre, to which I belong, took the difficult decision to leave the Church of Scotland. In this short article I hope to describe something of the experience our congregation went through, and something of...

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Liberals are quitting over slow pace of reform, warns bishop

Jul 26, 2017 by

by Kaya Burgess, The Times: Conservative Christians are not the only ones threatening to break away from the Church of England over its stance on homosexuality, a senior bishop has warned, with liberal and gay worshippers quitting over the slow pace of modernisation. The Church of England has...

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President Trump: Government Will Not Allow Transgender People in the Military

Jul 26, 2017 by

by Bob Eschliman, Charisma News: In a statement within the past hour, direct from his personal Twitter account, President Donald Trump shattered his predecessor’s grand social experiment in the U.S. military. “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised...

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Synods, Sexuality and Symbolic and Seismic Shifts

Jul 26, 2017 by

by Andrew Goddard, Fulcrum: […]  Jayne Ozanne posted on Facebook that what had happened in Synod was “a seismic shift – inclusion is now mainstream!”. Whether or not that is the case and if so what is meant by “inclusion”, or, in the Archbishops’ words, “radical new Christian inclusion in...

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Sperm count drop ‘could make humans extinct’

Jul 26, 2017 by

By Pallab Ghosh, BBC News: Humans could become extinct if sperm counts in men continue to fall at current rates, a doctor has warned. Researchers assessing the results of nearly 200 studies say sperm counts among men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, seem to have halved in...

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Alternative Synod?

Jul 26, 2017 by

by Peter Sanlon, Evangelicals Now: Nicknamed a ‘shadow synod’, it marked a new form of partnership between Anglican churches in Kent and Sussex. Pressing problems The clergy and lay leaders (PCCs) met at that first meeting to pray and ponder whether widespread denial of the gospel in our...

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UK Terrorism: ‘Enough’ is Not ‘Enough’

Jul 26, 2017 by

by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute: On June 3, Britain underwent its third Islamist terror assault in just ten weeks. Following on from a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena and a car- and knife-attack in Westminster, the London Bridge attacks seemed as if they might finally tip Britain into...

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Anglican conservatives rally support for traditionalists with online letter

Jul 26, 2017 by

by Mark Woods, Christian Today: Conservative Anglicans have begun gathering support for a ‘Movement for a Renewed Orthodox Anglicanism’ following the publication of a letter complaining of the treatment of traditionalists and warning the Church of England may split over sexuality...

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