Pray and Fast: Sunday 22nd March

Mar 18, 2020 by

Call to Prayer and Fast: Sunday 22nd March, from Gafcon: GAFCON Chairman Archbishop Foley Beach and General Secretary Archbishop Ben Kwashi issue a call to prayer and fasting for this Sunday, 22 March, interceding against the spread of COVID-19 across the globe, swarming locusts in East Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, and famine and hunger in regions of Africa. “In these days where global fear and anxiety are on the increase due to the pandemic spread of the Coronavirus, and the...

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Archbishops call for Church of England to become radically different as public worship put on hold to help stem spread of coronavirus

Mar 17, 2020 by

Press Release from Church of England website: The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of coronavirus. In a joint letter, Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu said it was now necessary to put public services on hold until further notice. But they said that far from having to “shut up shop”, the Church of England must face the challenge...

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Mission and the Anglican Tradition: A Survey

Mar 15, 2020 by

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, former Bishop of Rochester and current President of OXTRAD, will be delivering a series of lectures at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies on Mission and the Anglican Tradition. The lectures will begin at 11am and will take place at St Philip and St James Church, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HR. Bishop Michael says: The lectures arise out of a planned series of works on Reformation Anglicanism. The other contributors are Ashley Null, Archbishop Ben Kwashi, and John...

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The J Curve: the gospel message lived out

Mar 10, 2020 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: Christians wanting to remain faithful to the apostolic gospel and the teachings of Scripture in the context of an uncomprehending and sometimes hostile world and increasingly secularised church, need wise guides to help navigate the future. In the face of discouragement and complexity, leaders can capture imaginations by articulating vision with optimism, simplicity and clarity – for example: “our mission is to plant churches, our message is the...

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ANGLICAN MAINSTREAM KENYA APPEAL: YOUTH FOR LIFE

Feb 26, 2020 by

Youth for Life is a community organisation based in Athi River, near Nairobi. Kenya. It works with disadvantaged young people in a holistic way, assisting with education, health, relief of poverty, economic empowerment and care for the local environment. YfL has a clear Christian foundation. One of the aims of the ministry is to enable young people to come to faith in Jesus, to grow in that faith, and to make a positive difference for the gospel in the community. Raphael Gakinya, the Director...

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Lift Up Your Hearts

Feb 26, 2020 by

Meditation for Ash Wednesday from Gafcon: It is Ash Wednesday. Today we begin Lent. When we receive the imposition of ashes, we are told to remember that we are dust, and that we will return to dust. We are dust and ashes. But too many of our persecuted brothers and sisters need no reminder that they are dust and ashes. Too many of our Christian family in such places as Nigeria, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere have been turned into ashes because of their love for Jesus....

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