Remnant in Scotland find hope through Gafcon

Jan 19, 2017 by

In this video, Revd David McCarthy, rector of St Thomas’s Edinburgh, laments the crisis which hit the Scottish Episcopal Church in June 2016 when the General Synod rejected the bible’s teaching by voting to change the church’s Canon on marriage. However, reminded how in the recent past the Gafcon Primates came to the aid of Anglicans in North America, David and fellow orthodox Anglicans in Scotland are encouraged by support from within the wider communion and ask for our prayers. You can watch...

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Who is Jesus?

Jan 13, 2017 by

from Gafcon: The GAFCON UK website carries a report that Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali and a GAFCON UK leader have called on the Archbishop of Canterbury to rebuke the Scottish Episcopal Church following a reading from the Koran at an Epiphany service in St Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow, in which the divinity of Jesus is denied. While the Archbishop does not have jurisdiction in the Scottish Episcopal Church, it is disappointing that he has not publicly distanced himself and the Anglican Communion from...

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Gafcon Chairman’s New Year Message 2017

Jan 3, 2017 by

To the Faithful of the GAFCON movement and friends from Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria and Chairman, the GAFCON Primates Council. My dear people of God, Receive New Year’s Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ who is the same yesterday, today and forever (Hebrews 13:8). As 2017AD begins, let us not forget that the way we measure time itself bears witness to Jesus Christ as Lord of history. The era in which we live began with his birth and it will end with his...

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Is Gafcon the problem?

Jan 1, 2017 by

by Peter Jensen, GAFCON: An interview with the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, was recently published as an article in the Church of Ireland Gazette. The newspaper’s website carried the audio of the interview in full here. For a self-confessed Ambassador and reconciler, Archbishop Josiah Fearon uses some undiplomatic language. The frank expression of his views on the Anglican Communion and the sexuality debate, and his sweeping dismissal of GAFCON...

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Are the Leaders of Africa’s Anglican Churches “Despotic”?

Dec 30, 2016 by

by David W Virtue, DD, VOL: A Nigerian Archbishop who is also secretary general of the Anglican Consultative Council — an instrument of unity in the Anglican Communion – blasted Anglican provinces in Africa as the cause of “disagreement even hatred” between fellow Anglicans and conceded that there was no hope or possibility of the Anglican Church ever agreeing on human sexuality. “They [the provinces] must live together or splinter into groups and that will not...

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GAFCON 2018 ‘To free our churches’

Dec 28, 2016 by

by Charles Raven, Evangelicals Now, January 2017 GAFCON has confirmed the dates for its third international conference. Between 17-22 June 2018 it will return to Jerusalem, the venue of the first Global Anglican Future Conference in 2008 (from which the movement takes its name). The GAFCON announcement explains that ‘The city stands as a constant reminder of the birth of the gospel and the movement’s determination to remain true to the teachings of our Lord and his Word’ and so, to appreciate...

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