“Including the Exclusive” responses to the first Inclusive Church lecture

Jul 25, 2017 by

In the first Inclusive Church Lecture, initiated by the Dean of St Pauls, the Dean, the Very Rev Dr David ison, speaks on “Including the Exclusive: How Liberal can you be?” It can be downloaded from the Inclusive Church website here We publish three engagements with this lecture below. My brief...

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” ‘Gay love’- Roman decadence & Christian virtue – a response to Steve Chalke.”

Jul 19, 2017 by

by Gavin Ashenden: Steve Chalke is a Baptist minister and an admirable campaigner for social justice. He founded a the Charity Oasis. A few years ago he adopted a progressive and liberal theology of sexuality. Recently he launched a video that was widely reported (see this link for the Church...

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New Anglican cracks emerge as rebel clergy group say Synod ‘crossed a line’ on sexuality issues

Jul 19, 2017 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: Rebel conservative Anglican clergy have signed a document saying that the General Synod ‘crossed a line’ when it voted to condemn so-called gay ‘conversion therapy’ and to consider liturgical support to Christians who...

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Why is the Episcopal Church near collapse?

Jul 17, 2017 by

from Beliefnet: Prominent bishops are pulling out. Convention-goers were told headquarters had spent $18 million suing local congregations. Members are leaving at a record rate. This is no longer George Washington’s church – once the largest denomination in the colonies. The headlines coming out...

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Synod puts sex before the horrors of Christian persecution

Jul 9, 2017 by

by Jules Gomes, TCW: General Synod is the Church of England’s highest decision-making body. It holds congress twice a year—in Westminster and in York. It is copulating (in the original Latin sense) this weekend in York. Over 400 bishops, clergy and laity will attend its sessions. Members may...

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Friendly Theological Liberalism: A Threat in Every Age

Jul 9, 2017 by

by Dan Doriani, The Gospel Coalition: For centuries, liberal theologians have believed it their task to make Christianity palatable to “modern man.” In most cases, the modern man in question is anyone who shares the liberal theologian’s heritage and social status. The liberal theologian’s goal is...

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