Advent Meditations: Wednesday 13 December

Dec 13, 2017 by

Wed Dec 13 am: 1 pm: 34 Zeph 3:1-2,9-13 Rev 1:17-2:7   Matt 21:28-32 WEDNESDAY OF ADVENT II NOTES ON THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR: The Feast of St. Lucy, Martyr of Syracuse, 304 According to the traditional story, she was born to rich and noble parents about 283. Her father died when she was...

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Morale Deficit among Faithful Ministers in the Church of England needs Tackling

Dec 12, 2017 by

by Julian Mann, Virtueonline: The ordinations in east London last Thursday (December 7th) by the Anglican Mission in England were a wonderful occasion for the gospel. But it must be remembered that the main platform for orthodox Anglican ministry remains within the Church of England. Nine men were...

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Breakaway AMiE is ‘fully part of the Anglican Communion’ says GAFCON head in challenge to Justin Welby

Dec 12, 2017 by

from Christian Today: The chairman of the conservative GAFCON movement has said it recognises the breakaway Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) as ‘fully part of the Anglican Communion’. In his December letter dated December 14 but published today, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, Metropolitan...

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Bermuda repeals same-sex marriage

Dec 12, 2017 by

from Coalition for Marriage: Bermuda has become the first territory in the world to restore the traditional definition of marriage by legislating to ban same-sex weddings only six months after they were introduced. Voters in the British Overseas Territory had rejected same-sex marriage by a...

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GAFCON Chairman’s December 2017 letter

Dec 12, 2017 by

To the Faithful of the Gafcon movement and friends from Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria and Chairman, the Gafcon Primates Council. My dear people of God, On the 7th December, the first ordinations of the Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) took place in London....

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The Slippery Slope Was A Precipice After All

Dec 12, 2017 by

by Stephen McAlpine: For all the talk of slippery slope arguments, when it came to it the same sex marriage decision in Australia was not a slippery slope.  It was a precipice after all. And in such times we need precipitous thinkers.  We need leaders in our church who are not content to wait for...

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ECHR Hears Sharia Law Case

Dec 12, 2017 by

from Christian Concern: Tim Dieppe attended a hearing of The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights this week in which a case concerning the application of sharia law was discussed. The case concerns an inheritance dispute and whether it should be resolved according to a civil will,...

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The Rage of the New Puritans Is Sweeping America

Dec 12, 2017 by

by John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine: The announcement that the “Silence Breakers” have been named “Person of the Year” by TIME magazine has catapulted the sexual harassment scandals into the national spotlight. Sexual assault in the workplace has taken on crisis proportions. Many are saying that...

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8 ways our civilization has become a moral insane asylum

Dec 12, 2017 by

by Rev George Rutler, LifeSite: As a chaplain in a state mental hospital, I quickly learned two things. First, sometimes it was easy to mistake a psychiatrist for one of the patients. Second, and more importantly, the mentally ill can be highly intelligent. If one begins with an illogical premise,...

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Maths teacher takes school to court in ‘transgender’ row

Dec 12, 2017 by

From Christian Concern. Joshua Sutcliffe is taking his employers – an Oxfordshire school and its headmaster – to an Employment Tribunal, after accusations of gross misconduct by ‘misgendering’ a ‘transgender’ student. In November, Joshua was suspended and placed in isolation for...

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