Church of England must make progress on LGBT+ rights

Mar 4, 2019 by

by Jeremy Pemberton, Thomas Reuters Foundation: This has been a strange few weeks in which to be LGBT+ and a member of the Church of England. The bishops of the church have commissioned a process called “Living in Love and Faith”. This will, according to its website, produce “resources that will help bishops” lead others in thinking about “what it means to be holy in a society in which understandings and practices of gender, sexuality and marriage continue to change”. It is a slow process...

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Preparations for Lambeth 2020

Feb 16, 2019 by

Selected recent articles, most recent at the bottom: Warning from Gafcon Chairman, from the Gafcon website: “…the Lambeth Conference of 2020 will itself be an obstacle to the gospel by embracing teaching and a pattern of life which are profoundly at odds with the biblical witness and the apostolic Christianity through the ages.” Lambeth Conference is advertised as a celebration of diversity Lambeth 2020: what is the future of the Anglican Communion? by Andrew Goddard,...

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Archbishop calls on Bishops to “express your difference”

Feb 10, 2019 by

by David Virtue, VOL: Fisking Thabo Makgoba: The archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba in conjunction with Archbishop Justin Welby says that he wants all the bishops in the Anglican Communion to attend Lambeth in 2020 and has issued a heartfelt call to all primates and their bishops. MAKGOBA: I know people talk about the fabric of the communion as torn, but we are all fallible human beings in need of God’s love and grace, and we need each other. VOL: The Anglican Communion has been...

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Anglican Communion is now Two Communions

Dec 29, 2018 by

by David W Virtue, VOL: It’s unofficial of course, and only a few dare whisper it in the corridors of Lambeth Palace or the Anglican Communion office, but the truth is, the Communion is so badly broken that only a miracle now can ever reconcile what has now become unofficially two bodies of Anglicans. Archbishop Justin Welby can hotly dispute this all he wants, and he can fake talk about GAFCON being a “ginger group”, preach inclusion, reconciliation and diversity, but the...

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Anglican Unscripted 466

Dec 26, 2018 by

The Christmas Eve edition, with Kevin Kallsen, George Conger and Gavin Ashenden. A must-watch.

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Request for prayers for Democratic Republic of Congo

Dec 18, 2018 by

[From an email sent to Anglican Mainstream]: An estimated 45 million Congolese voters will be able to cast their ballots on 23rd December 2018. In the build-up to the vote and during the campaigns, there have been a number of clashes between groups supporting rival political parties in different parts of the country. There are some areas where rebels are still disturbing and killing people. A large number of displaced people continue to look for places where they can live safely. We pray that...

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