Texas Supreme Court Rules in favor of Fort Worth Anglicans

May 23, 2020 by

by Jeff Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: Anglicans who departed the Episcopal Church (TEC) in 2008 are the legally recognized Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth and control its corporation, according to a ruling issued this morning by the Texas Supreme Court. As a result, Anglicans will likely continue to hold tens of millions in real estate and other ministry assets. “We are grateful for the Court’s hard work on this decision and for the clarity with which it was rendered,” read a statement issued by...

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From Cairo to Colorado Springs: an historic breakthrough

Oct 21, 2019 by

Briefing from American Anglican Council: Canon Phil Ashey shares the exciting news of an historic breakthrough in the reformation of the Anglican Communion. On October 12, 2019, representatives at the 7th Global South Conference adopted a Covenantal Structure [see full Communique here] that could reshape the Anglican Communion around a Biblical confession of faith. (Read more about the supporting arguments for such a structure in Canon Ashey’s book Anglican Conciliarism.) On October 15,...

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Anglicans for Life President reflects on abortion as the leading moral issue of our time

Aug 8, 2019 by

Interview with Georgette Forney by David Virtue, VirtueOnline. […] VOL: A recent article in The Living Church questions whether the abortion debate should be one of legality — defending or repealing Roe v. Wade. The writer said it was a failure in “moral catechesis.” He said the legal issue is not the most important question in the debate. Do you agree with that? FORNEY: Well, the reality is that we won’t stand before a court to defend our actions — ultimately, we...

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A more diverse, conservative Anglicanism is growing

Jul 2, 2019 by

by Kara Bettis, Religion Unplugged: BOSTON — On a recent summer afternoon in a brownstone apartment, a Nigerian Christian man shared his experience with his church’s small group as an Anglican church-hunting in New England. “I’m an Anglican at heart,” he said. “But I’m now attending a Baptist church.” After visiting an Episcopal church downtown, he quickly realized that the doctrine they taught veered significantly from his home church in Nigeria. He’s not alone. Another Nigerian man in the...

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Communion in Crisis: A new Reformation or a new Dark Age?

Jun 22, 2019 by

By the Rev. Canon J. Philip Ashey, President & Chief Executive Officer of AAC. Delivered during the Anglican Church in North America’s Provincial Assembly, June 18, 2019. View Canon Ashey’s slide show here. We are on the cusp of a once-every-500-year Reformation of Christianity! This time the presenting issues are around the meaning of human identity and “human flourishing.” At the same time, we are in a time of unprecedented persecution and martyrdom of Christians. Within our...

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PLANO, TX: ACNA Annual Assembly Draws over 1,100 Anglicans including Global South Primates and Bishops

Jun 21, 2019 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: The Anglican Church in North America celebrated its 10-year anniversary in Plano this week with over 1,100 attendees from 23 countries, that included 10 Primates from the Global South, ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach announced new GAFCON Anglican dioceses, as the moral and theological divide between Lambeth and GAFCON grows exponentially. “The Anglican Communion has a rich heritage that is evangelical and catholic, but the virus of revisionism and liberalism...

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