Warnings of a clergy revolt given to Bishop of Southwark

Mar 6, 2015 by

By George Conger, Anglican Ink: A manifesto calling upon the Bishop of Southwark to govern his diocese in conformance with the Canons of the Church of England and Holy Scripture has been delivered this week to the Rt. Rev. Christopher Chessun. Endorsed by approximately 60 priests (1 in 5 of the diocese’s stipendiary clergy) and 9 parish councils, the “Southwark Declaration” affirms the doctrinal principles of the Church of England and calls upon the bishop to ensure that the clergy he has...

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‘Good disagreement’ breaks out at CEEC meeting

Mar 6, 2015 by

By Madeleine Davies, Church Times: HOPES for the shared conversations about sexuality appear to have been raised by an outbreak of “good disagreement” at a conference held by the Church of England Evangelical Council (CEEC) in London on Saturday. The “consultation on scripture and sexuality” was held at St James the Less, Pimlico, and organised by the Revd Dr Andrew Goddard, associate director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics, and a member of the...

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Anglican Unscripted 164 – Is the Mother Church finished?

Mar 4, 2015 by

Kevin and George discuss ‘border crossing’ (church plant Christ Church Salisbury), and the influence of AMiE and Gafcon.  The Church of England is seen as a problem by the wider Anglican Communion, and Kevin and George attempt to join the dots.  

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A Wake-Up Call to the Church and Nation

Mar 3, 2015 by

by Margaret Brown. From Church of England Newspaper. [Editor’s Note: Margaret was an active member of General Synod from 1985-2005, and during that time founded and chaired the Third Province Movement. She has always spoken on behalf of ordinary, godly men and women, often elderly, often voiceless, faithfully praying and serving in their local churches but dismayed at the Church of England’s apparent departure from biblical truth and its own formularies.] I feel compelled to write this paper...

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Shared Conversations: a Foretaste

Mar 3, 2015 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream The Pilling Report came to a conclusion that the Church of England should be “cautious” about pronouncing definitively on the ethics of same sex relationships, because scholars are divided on what we can learn from the Bible in this matter. For many evangelicals not steeped in revisionist theology, this idea seems strange to say the least. Homosexual practice is repeatedly condemned in Scripture, isn’t it? Who are these scholars who deny...

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CEEC: New Vision, New Structures, New Leadership

Mar 2, 2015 by

THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND EVANGELICAL COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT New Vision, New Structures, New Leadership For over 50 years the Church of England Evangelical Council (CEEC) has sought to bring together evangelicals in the Church of England. Following a rigorous review of its structures and working practices, and after extensive consultation, CEEC has resolved that it should be re-envisioned and restructured for greater effectiveness in the 21st century. The Council has agreed a new vision and...

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