ECUSA Loses (Again) in Quincy; San Joaquin Seeks Review

May 18, 2016 by

by A S Haley, Anglican Ink: [Note to new readers: You may be surprised at the degree of bias evident in this post, but I do not apologize. After eight years of participating in and writing about all of the matters collected under the links at this page, your Curmudgeon can no longer even try to appear neutral. The long and short of it is that the Episcopal Church (USA) is a bully, and is a bully with unlimited funds behind it. So it would be inhuman not to sound delighted when — now and...

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VirtueOnline publishes detailed timeline showing doctrinal shifts in The Episcopal Church

May 7, 2016 by

[Editor’s note]: The article by Mary-Ann Mueller, entitled ‘Liberation theology in the Episcopal Church 1970-2016’, charts how the north American denomination abandoned biblical foundations and understandings of Christian faith shared with the worldwide church, and followed a path of exploration guided by the radical philosophies of a small minority intent on changing Western culture. It is written in the form of a list of events, grouped under various thematic headings. Here is a...

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Companion link sees US bishop take assisting role in Liverpool

May 5, 2016 by

From ACNS: A companion link between the US-based Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Virginia and the Church of England’s Diocese of Liverpool took a step further this week when the Suffragan Bishop of Virginia was commissioned to serve also as the Assisting Bishop of Liverpool. The Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, was at the Shrine Mont Retreat Centre in Orkney Springs, Virginia, for the history-making event this week. With the blessing of the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, and the...

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What Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Means by “Core Doctrine”

Mar 22, 2016 by

From Not Another Episcopal Church Blog: After the Episcopal church got spanked by the Anglican Primates over same-sex marriage, and were asked to not take part of any voting on doctrinal issues ( ruling which TEc has disavowed), it was only a matter of time before revisionist teaching as to what exactly constitutes “doctrine” reared its ugly head. For most of us, doctrines should not only be derived from the Bible but should also be consistent with a plain reading of the texts. The...

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Reflections on the aftermath of the Primates’ Meeting at Canterbury

Mar 12, 2016 by

by Gavin Ashenden, Anglican Ink: “As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” Joshua 24.15. If we look to Scripture when difficulties arise between Christians we have on the one hand the profound call to unity amongst those who love Jesus that we find in St John, 17. 20ff: “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you.” But we also have Jesus’ instructions on...

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African bishops to boycott meeting of Anglican council over Episcopal Church attendance

Mar 11, 2016 by

by Fredrick Nzwil, RNS: The Anglican Church in Kenya has become the latest province to announce it will boycott the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Zambia over the participation of the Episcopal Church. The Episcopal Church was recently censured at a primates’ meeting in Canterbury, England, because of the American church’s willingness to ordain and marry LGBT people. According to the sanctions, the Episcopal Church cannot represent the communion at the April meeting or vote on...

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