Christ Church dean exonerated after safeguarding allegations

Sep 11, 2020 by

By Imogen Duke, Cherwell: The Dean of Christ Church has been exonerated by the Church of England after investigation into claims that he mishandled sexual assault allegations at the college. In March, allegations were made that the dean, Martyn Percy, had not fulfilled his safeguarding responsibilities in handling four separate disclosures made by survivors of sexual assault. These claims were brought by the college to the Church of England, as an independent QC advised that this fell under...

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Church Society launches new journal

Sep 9, 2020 by

By Ros Clarke, Church Society blog: The Global Anglican is the new name for Church Society’s quarterly theological journal…The Global Anglican is a theological journal committed to publishing international scholarship that speaks to the pastoral needs of the contemporary church. The journal will continue in the long tradition of The Churchman, as it was known when it was established in 1879, and more recently as Churchman. The launch issue of The Global Anglican demonstrates the...

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Asia Bibi pleads with Pakistani government to help kidnapped Christian girls

Sep 9, 2020 by

From Christian Today: The Pakistani Government is being urged to help Christian girls abducted, raped and forced to marry their captors. Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent nearly a decade on death row for blasphemy, is calling on the country’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to take action following the high profile kidnappings of Huma Younus and Maira Shahbaz, both 14. “I know that these girls are being persecuted and I appeal to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, please...

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The Third Great African Rescue

Sep 9, 2020 by

By Phil Ashey, American Anglican Council: During the 5th Century Christianity was wracked by a theological crisis. A monk from Britain named Pelagius was teaching that original sin did not taint human nature and that humans have the free will to achieve human perfection without divine grace. Pelagius reasoned that God could not command believers to do the impossible, and therefore it must be possible to satisfy all divine commandments. He also taught that it was unjust to punish one person for...

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Gafcon Chairman’s September Letter

Sep 9, 2020 by

By Foley Beach, Gafcon: […] It seems trite and overused to say we are living in ‘unprecedented times.’  But the reality is that we are.  These times are still ‘unprecedented.’  But they are not unique.  The history of the Church is full of the changes and chances of life and the followers of Jesus continued on with His ministry and His message.  So, in the midst of these times, we press on towards Christ and His purposes for us.  We go forward.  Always Forward.  Everywhere Forward! In 2008, as...

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The disembodied brain of Christ

Sep 9, 2020 by

By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative: […] I really, really hope that Southern Baptists don’t accept online church as normative. It will deform discipleship, no matter how high-quality the information transmitted from pastors over the Internet connection is. It’s a big mistake to think of one’s church life as only receiving information about Jesus Christ and the Bible, and arranging your own thoughts and emotional reactions to it. Like I said, I was never Evangelical, but I pretty...

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