Manchester terror, the nation’s future, Thy Kingdom Come

May 23, 2017 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Britain’s security services have been on high alert for some years now, anticipating terrorist attacks on the general population. We have felt that we have got off lightly compared to France, but today (Tuesday 23rd May) there is a sombre mood in the nation...

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Transgender liturgies? Why are we even asking the question?

May 16, 2017 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. If a destructive, anti-Christian, revolutionary ideology is taking over society and even sections of the church, how should it be effectively countered? Whose responsibility is it to do so? Should Christians address the ideology itself and its dangers to...

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Transgender Liturgies: Should the Church of England develop liturgical materials to mark gender transition?

May 15, 2017 by

By Martin Davie, Latimer Trust. In April 2015 Blackburn Diocesan Synod passed the following motion: That this Synod, recognising the need for transgender people to be welcomed and affirmed in their parish church, calls on the House of Bishops to consider whether some nationally commended...

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Episcopal Presiding Bishop’s faux Jesus movement evangelistic crusades

May 13, 2017 by

By David Virtue, VirtueOnline. […] By any reading, Curry’s understanding of evangelism falls far short of authentic Biblical evangelism and no one apparently came forward because there was no altar call and no mention of who Jesus is and what He came into the world to do and die for, but...

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Welsh Bishop asks parish to rethink yoga ban

May 13, 2017 by

by George Conger, Anglican Ink. A Welsh bishop has asked a parish to rethink its ban on allowing yoga classes in its parish hall, saying “many people” in the Diocese of St Davids “have found practicing yoga to be of huge benefit.” The Rt. Rev. Joanna Penberthy urged the parish pastoral council...

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Mike Davidson speaks to BBC Three’s ‘Queer Britain’ about unwanted same sex attraction

May 13, 2017 by

from Christian Concern website. BBC Three’s new series, Queer Britain, presented by YouTuber and journalist Riyadh Khalaf started yesterday on BBC Three’s iPlayer and YouTube channels. Five more Episodes are to follow, weekly, each of which “aims to get under the skin of queer...

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