Why GAFCON’s decision to appoint its own bishop is good news for the Anglican Church

May 6, 2017 by

by Gavin Ashenden, Premier: Rev Gavin Ashenden explains why he believes GAFCON’s decision to appoint a bishop is the first step toward restoring the Anglican communion to biblical faithfulness. Jesus warned the Church of two things in particular. It would always be under attack – both...

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‘This isn’t an attempt to storm Lambeth Palace’: GAFCON not looking for split in Church

May 2, 2017 by

by Marcus Jones, Premier: GAFCON, a worldwide group of conservative Anglicans, has told Premier it’s not looking to break up the Church of England but is instead working to keep Anglican Communion united. Over the weekend, a statement from the group was released with details of the creation...

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GAFCON Primates’ Communiqué

May 1, 2017 by

More recent items at the bottom A Communiqué from the Gafcon Primates to Members and Supporters GAFCON UK statement in response to the Primates’ Communiqué Challenge to CofE as GAFCON Anglicans appoint ‘missionary bishop’, Mark Woods, Christian Today Responding to the Gafcon communiqué by...

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GAFCON’s ‘missionary bishop’ – the spark to blow up Anglicanism?

May 1, 2017 by

by David Baker, Christian Today: The fuse has been lit – and all we now have to wait for is the explosion which will mark the end of Anglicanism as we know it in the British Isles and Europe. That, at least, is how some in the media and some in the church might well have us understand it,...

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Responding to the Gafcon communique

May 1, 2017 by

by Gavin Ashenden: “Gretna Green and the dog that didn’t bark”-opportunities and omissions. Marriage as source of contention has history between England and Scotland. In 1754 Lord Hardwicke’s Marriage Act came into force in England. It was designed to stop young people marrying without parental...

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Challenge to CofE as GAFCON Anglicans appoint ‘missionary bishop’

Apr 30, 2017 by

by Mark Woods, Christian Today: The Global Anglican Futures Conference – GAFCON – is to appoint a ‘missionary bishop’ for conservative Christians in Europe, bypassing Anglican Churches in England and Scotland. The move was announced in a communiqué yesterday from GAFCON’S meeting...

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