AUSTRALIA: GAFCON Will “Disaffiliate” from ACA if Pushed to the Wall over Homosexuality

Dec 20, 2020 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: Australian evangelical Anglicans have issued an ultimatum to the Anglican Church of Australia, threatening to “disaffiliate” from them in response to the national church’s legal approval over blessing services for civil same sex marriages. They say they will set up “alternative oversight” under GAFCON for Anglicans who want out, and they have released a statement called “Commitment 2020”. The Australian branch of GAFCON...

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GAFCON Issues “Commitment 2020” including contingency for “Extra-Provincial Diocese for Australia”

Dec 16, 2020 by

by David Ould: In a significant response to the Appellate Tribunal opinion of last month, GAFCON Australia have this afternoon issued their “Commitment 2020“. The Commitment, accompanied by a covering letter, sets out very clearly what steps they will take in order to respond to any further departures from orthodoxy in the Anglican Church of Australia. The cover letter, addressed to GAFCON’s supporters, urges restraint and perseverance until the General Synod in May/June 2021 can take a...

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New Anglican jurisdiction approved by Gafcon

Dec 8, 2020 by

Press Release: The Anglican Network in Europe (ANiE) is a partnership of new and existing church initiatives led by the Gafcon Missionary Bishop for Europe. This new organisation is an authentic expression of Anglican church life and mission, authorised and supported by the Gafcon Primates. In June 2020 they passed a resolution, recommending that: “Bishop Andy Lines be appointed as the Bishop of the Anglican Network in Europe, encompassing two convocations, the Anglican Mission in England...

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A Statement of the Board of Gafcon Australia – Appellate Tribunal Matters November 2020

Nov 19, 2020 by

[Editor’s note: Gafcon Australia comments on the ruling by a national church committee which appears to permit the blessing of same sex relationships]: The sheep follow (me) because they know (my) voice … I have come that they may have life and have it to the full. John 10:4, 10. Gafcon Australia exists to promote the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ through the Anglican Church of Australia. We are convinced that the fullness of life that only Jesus gives is experienced through hearing,...

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GAFCON Chairman’s November letter

Nov 13, 2020 by

by Archbishop Foley Beach: Grace and peace to you in the Name of Jesus Christ our Lord and only Savior! I pray that you are experiencing the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit as you serve Christ in the place and context our Heavenly Father has you. As the pandemic continues amidst economic hardship, violence, wars, and injustice in so many of our provinces, let us revive our work to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless, and provide for the...

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GAFCON Chairman blasts “good disagreement” touted by Archbishop Welby

Oct 21, 2020 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach blasted the concept of “good disagreement” touted by the Archbishop of Canterbury in his October letter to GAFCON readers. While the Anglican Establishment of the West would call us to “get along” and have “good disagreement,” even over basic matters of the faith, the Scriptures call us to uphold truth on all matters pertaining to salvation. Our forefathers and mothers in the faith have left us...

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