Tribes, tensions and gay marriage: What’s the future for the Church of England?

Mar 29, 2017 by

by Joseph Hartropp, Christian Today: It’s no secret that the Church of England has been in turmoil of late. Internal tensions over impassioned positions on human sexuality and church leadership have dominated ecclesial news. Can ‘good disagreement’ in the broad church prevail, or...

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Why Princeton’s snub of Tim Keller should outrage progressives

Mar 23, 2017 by

by Jonathan Merritt, RNS: If you’re a conservative evangelical Christian who feels called to ministry, you’re welcome to attend Princeton Theological Seminary. But you’re not worthy of honor there. That’s the message sent by PTS’ president, Craig Barnes, today. In an email to faculty and students,...

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Conservative vicar calls on bishop to ‘repent’ over thanksgiving for gay couples

Mar 22, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A Conservative Anglican vicar is calling on his bishop to repent for saying the Church’s view on sexuality was ‘morally unacceptable’. Rev Steven Hanna, of St Elisabeth, Becontree, said his church ‘could not in good conscience’ attend...

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How should I respond to sub-Christian mottos like “Good Disagreement” and “Radical Inclusion”

Mar 21, 2017 by

from Transforming Grace: I am worried about two phrases which are being repeated in Church of England circles at this time. The phrases are “Good disagreement” and “Radical inclusion”. Why am I worried? First, I am worried because I don’t know what these phrases mean. I am really confused. Both...

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Here’s How the New Christian Left Is Twisting the Gospel

Mar 19, 2017 by

by Chelsen Vicari, Charisma Magazine: Peek behind the curtain of some “progressive” or “hip” evangelical churches, past the savvy technology and secular music, and you will find more than just a contemporary worship service. You’ll find faith leaders encouraging young...

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Bishop of Chelmsford calls for “prayers of thanksgiving” for same sex relationships

Mar 13, 2017 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream In his Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod on Saturday 11 March 2017, Bishop Stephen Cottrell has given one of the clearest indications yet of the next stage of major change in the Church of England’s approach to sexual ethics. Referring to the Archbishops’...

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