Reaching Refugees in Iraq

Dec 24, 2016 by

from Anglican Frontier Missions: In this special Christmas Edition of the Comings & Goings, we highlight one AFM couple’s ministry to refugees in Northern Iraq. Comings & Goings    ...

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What is good news to the poor?

Dec 6, 2016 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. According to Bishop Philip North, writing in last week’s Church Times, the poor might hear the Church’s good news (not defined) when their voice is heard by the Church and amplified in the nation. Sadly, though, the Church hasn’t been listening, and so was...

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Advent, the Church of England, and Mission

Nov 29, 2016 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Mission through the local church. At our local village church we are preparing for an evangelistic mission which will take place next year. We don’t call it that, because some of the more traditional members who attend the 9am Communion service, and many of...

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Evangelical ‘shoebox’ scheme faces legal challenge in American schools

Nov 25, 2016 by

from National Secular Society: The American Humanist Association has filed a lawsuit in Colorado to challenge ‘Operation Christmas Child’, an evangelical charity scheme, being promoted by public schools. Samaritan’s Purse, which organises Operation Christmas Child, is run by...

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How Gypsies have moved from fortune telling to fervent Christianity

Nov 20, 2016 by

by Alex Strangways-Booth, BBC News. At a time when large numbers of people are drifting away from formal religion, one church is bucking the trend. Huge numbers of Gypsies and travellers in England now say they’ve joined a new movement called Light and Life. Those who join have given up...

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The ‘Just Be Positive’ message: are we substituting God’s grace with our own?

Sep 27, 2016 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. How should Christians live “in a culture which often either ignores faith or aggressively opposes it? What are Christians to do in… an environment, where traditional attitudes to morality are suddenly becoming extreme and unacceptable?” These questions were...

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