Survey finds most people who call themselves Anglicans never read the Bible

Sep 15, 2017 by

from Premier: Most people who call themselves Church of England Christians never read the Bible. That is one of the findings of a survey commissioned by the Church of England to help revamp its evangelism efforts. Figures show that 60 per cent of self-declared followers of the Church admit they...

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The Philip North Sheffield fiasco — and the question that simply wasn’t asked

Sep 15, 2017 by

by Paul Handley, Church Times: THE botched nomination of the Rt Revd Philip North to the see of Sheffield in January this year stemmed from one simple omission, a review has found. It did not occur to anyone to ask whether the diocese would accept a diocesan bishop who did not ordain women as...

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Some Reflections on the Global South Primates Meeting

Sep 13, 2017 by

by Canon Phil Ashey, AAC: Many of you will have read the statement of the Global South Primates Steering Committee from their meeting in Cairo this past weekend. In the swirl of the weekly news cycle, it’s easy to look at this statement as just another murmur from the background of Anglican...

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Michael Horton’s four coordinates on the compass of ‘Pilgrim Theology’

Sep 13, 2017 by

By Justin Taylor, The Gospel Coalition. In Pilgrim Theology, the concise, lay-level version of Michael Horton’s Systematic Theology, Horton explains the four coordinates of the compass for integrating faith and practice as pilgrims seeking to glorify God: All of our faith and practice arise out of...

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Parents to challenge school over transgender policy

Sep 13, 2017 by

from Christian Concern. […] Nigel and Sally Rowe raised concerns with the school when another child in their six-year-old son’s class started coming to school on some days dressed as girl. But the school defended its approach. In a letter, the school implied that the Rowe’s...

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ACNA bishops vote for the status quo on women’s orders

Sep 9, 2017 by

A Statement from the College of Bishops on the Ordination of Women September 7, 2017 PREAMBLE In an act of mutual submission at the foundation of the Anglican Church in North America, it was agreed that each Diocese and Jurisdiction has the freedom, responsibility, and authority to study Holy...

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