CHEXIT:- Staying, leaving or consecrating new bishops

May 18, 2017 by

by Gavin Ashenden: The Church Society, through its president Dr Gatiss, has offered an enthusiastic case for staying in the Church of England as opposed to leaving it. But the choices before us are less binary than that. Some have left already, but for those who stay, the terms on which they stay...

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The Case for Idolatry: Why Christians Can Worship Idols

May 11, 2017 by

by Andrew Wilson, The Gospel Coalition: Author’s note: I really hope it’s obvious that this is a parody, but if not: it is. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to worship idols. It’s not that my parents raised me that way, because they didn’t; I was brought up in a loving, secure, Christian...

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The Christian Bridge Too Far

May 11, 2017 by

by Rod Dreher, The American Conservative: The liberal Baptist theologian David Gushee makes if official: he has left Evangelicalism. He explains why in this column. Excerpt: What happened? A love affair with Jesus that for the great majority of forty years was spent in Southern Baptist and...

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Of First Importance: The Priority of the Cross and the Empty Tomb

Apr 21, 2017 by

by Albert Mohler: The Christian faith is not a mere collection of doctrines — a bag of truths. Christianity is a comprehensive truth claim that encompasses every aspect… The Christian faith is not a mere collection of doctrines — a bag of truths. Christianity is a comprehensive truth claim that...

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Maundy Thursday: the Church divided and united by the Eucharistic mystery

Apr 13, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Bread and wine, broken and poured out. Was ever so much distress, division and human misery caused by a supper? Is it flesh and blood, or isn’t it? Jesus in a wafer? Seriously? Is it a memorial of sacrifice or a sacramental recreation? Do the elements actually change? Are...

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A Homily on Mothering Sunday, – Mothers, Jesus, and the care and renewal of the Church

Mar 26, 2017 by

by Dr Gavin Ashenden. A Homily on Mothering Sunday, – Mothers, Jesus, and the care and renewal of the Church. Watch here....

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