In the Steps of Jesus: new film series launched

Oct 27, 2020 by

Anglican Mainstream report: November sees the preview launch of a new 15-part Film Series about the historical ministry of Jesus, based on the book In the Steps of Jesus written by Peter Walker, who has taught biblical studies in England (Wycliffe Hall, Oxford) and in the USA (Trinity School for Ministry, PA), and has extensive experience of researching the Holy Land and leading tours there. Andrew Symes asked Peter a few questions: Why do you have such a fascination for the Holy Land? I first...

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The thing that matters most

Oct 26, 2020 by

By Martin Davie, Reflections of an Anglican Theologian: […] In 1992 America was in recession and ‘It’s the economy stupid’ successfully communicated the message that the key issue in the election was the US economy, and that Clinton would do a better job of handling the economy than Bush. What this piece of American political history reminds us is that any successful communications strategy has to have a clear focus. Those seeking to communicate need to decide what really matters in terms of...

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John Piper warns against Trump; Bill Muehlenberg responds

Oct 26, 2020 by

Editor’s note: These two articles reflect the depth and seriousness of the debate occurring among faithful believers in the US and around the world as the election approaches. Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin, by John Piper, Desiring God: […] I think it is a drastic mistake to think that the deadly influences of a leader come only through his policies and not also through his person. This is true not only because flagrant boastfulness, vulgarity, immorality, and factiousness...

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Should evangelicals stay in the C of E? These reasons aren’t good enough!

Oct 23, 2020 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: Should evangelicals consider leaving the Church of England? This question has been asked ever since the middle of the sixteenth century. In every generation the arguments to “stick with the ship” (Ryle’s phrase) have prevailed; most have stayed and only a few have left. More recently, John Stott and Martyn Lloyd-Jones clashed in 1966 over whether the time had come for faithful, bible-believing evangelicals to leave the mainline churches and form a new...

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RSE: Video highlights inappropriate material shown to children

Oct 21, 2020 by

From RSE Review: Children need to receive well-researched and evidenced RSE lessons that will prepare them for the highly sexualised society in which they will be living as adults. However, evidence shows that RSE teaching  in some schools has been far from acceptable. RSE Review highlights resources that expose children to explicit sexual content before they have the cognition to understand its context. These lower children’s natural inhibitions and expose them to abuse and possibly grooming....

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New National Director for CEEC

Oct 20, 2020 by

The Church of England Evangelical Council announces the appointment of the Rt Revd Keith Sinclair, currently Bishop of Birkenhead in the Diocese of Chester, as its National Director. Bishop Keith’s retirement from the See of Birkenhead in March 2021 was announced earlier this month. He will assume this new role on 27 April 2021, the 100th anniversary of the birth of CEEC’s founder, the late Revd Dr John Stott CBE. The appointment of a National Director represents a significant development in...

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