Southwark Responds as Story Hits the Mainstream Media

Mar 14, 2015 by

By David Ould, Stand Firm: The Southwark Muslim Prayer Story has begun to hit the mainstream media in a big way. A quick google search shows an increasing number of papers and other online news services picking it up. A number of images (screengrabs from the video) are being used repeatedly including this one which shows Cannon Goddard affirming the commonality of Allah and the God of the Bible, not a sight that will make the orthodox happy and which is beginning to give the bishop of...

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Liberal “Christianity” Reveals Its Soul and Bares Its Fangs

Nov 30, 2014 by

By Peter Jones, The Aquila Report: The Church’s conflict with non-Christian religions is to be expected. Israel’s monotheistic faith was in direct confrontation with the many gods of Babylon and Egypt. Christians were confronted with the many altars to the gods of the Greco-Roman Empire. Interfaith was not on the cards. This situation clearly reflected the fundamental differences between the many forms of Oneist paganism in which everything is God, and Twoist biblical faith, in which God is...

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A litmus test for orthodoxy

May 16, 2014 by

From Premier Christianity: The Evangelical Alliance’s decision to remove Steve Chalke’s organisation Oasis from membership raises the question of what defines an evangelical today. Justin Brierley reflects on why homosexuality has become the latest tipping point. ‘So where do you stand on homosexuality?’ asked the church leader I had met only five minutes ago. We were attending a media event, and had reached the wine-and-canapés-hobnobbing part that inevitably follows. It’s the kind...

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ACI's letter to the Bishops of the Episocpal Church – revisited

Nov 30, 2012 by

Read open letter from The Rev. Prof. Christopher Seitz, The Rev. Dr. Philip Turner and The Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner here Read also some of the comments from Kendall Harmon's blog, including this one by Pageantmaster (an Englishman) : If I were an Episcopal Church Bishop receiving this letter as an addressee, which thankfully I am not qualified to be, and therefore do not have to swear allegience to a particular interpretation of TEC’s constitution as Goodwin Proctor shall...

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Episcopal Bishop Promotes Homosexuality, Denies Biblical Authority

Aug 14, 2012 by

By Kristin Rudolph, IRD Christians on either side of the homosexuality debate have “a lot to agree on … [but] one of the things we might not agree on is that book … the Bible,” said Bishop Gene Robinson at Skyline Church’s “Conversation on the Definition of Marriage.” Robinson was the first openly gay bishop ordained in the Episcopal Church. On Sunday, July 28, San Diego’s Skyline Church invited Robinson, John Corvino, Jennifer Roback Morse, and...

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That’s enough flannel about women bishops

Jul 11, 2012 by

by Melanie McDonagh, London Evening Standard The Church of England has agonised for 12 years about whether to ordain women as bishops and at last has come to a decision, viz, to put the whole thing off until November. Or possibly February, so the new Archbishop of Canterbury can get to grips with the question. (And you wonder why there aren’t any outstanding candidates?)   The proponents of women bishops, you see, are hugely exercised by the opt-out clause in the deal. That allows...

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