Our modern opinions are irrelevant. God’s Word is not up for a vote

Mar 17, 2017 by

by Matt Walsh, The Blaze: A new study has been released showing that a majority of Americans are in favor of female pastors and priests. Of course, this isn’t at all surprising. It’s been a while since Scripture has enjoyed popular support in this country. There are probably more Americans...

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Women Bishops And Bishop Philip North: What Does ‘Mutual Flourishing’ Actually Mean?

Mar 13, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Church of England is heading for ongoing clashes on women’s ordination after Philip North stepped down following a campaign against his promotion as Bishop of Sheffield. Martyn Percy, who led the calls for him to withdraw, has hinted he will continue to...

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New Study Reveals What Americans Think of Women Pastors

Mar 13, 2017 by

by Anugrah Kumar , Christian Post: A newly released report by Barna Group reveals that evangelicals in the United States find it more difficult to embrace the presence of female leadership in the Christian ministry than other Protestants and Catholics do. Only 39 percent of evangelicals, as...

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Statement following Rt Rev’d Philip North’s withdrawal from nomination to the See of Sheffield

Mar 10, 2017 by

Reform Press Statement Reform members throughout the country are disappointed but not surprised by the news that Bishop Philip North will not be the next Bishop of Sheffield. The furor that has followed his nomination reveals the arrogance and assumptions of those who believe, “that it is not...

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Those who attacked +Philip North have made same-sex blessing compromise impossible

Mar 10, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Remember that “radical new Christian inclusion” Justin Welby spoke of in the wake of Synod’s decision not to ‘take note’ of the Bishops’ report on marriage and same-sex relations? Well, you can forget it. There can now be no radically inclusive formula of words, no guiding...

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Abstaining: Martyn Percy’s excellent (but flawed) Lenten reflection (on Sheffield)

Mar 8, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Martyn Percy has written an excellent Lenten reflection on abstaining, in the context of the appointment of the next Bishop of Sheffield. We wait with bated breath to see if Philip North will proceed to consecration or stand down, as Professor Percy has suggested he should....

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