Australian and English evangelicals show different approaches to Anglican institutional revisionism

Jul 30, 2021 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: On the same day (19th July) that Gafcon Australia publicly unveiled their plans to establish an alternative Anglican jurisdiction in response to the trajectory of revisionism in the Church of Australia, the Church of England Evangelical Council issued a statement about the Bishop of Liverpool’s address to the MOSAIC campaign group, in which he called for same sex marriage in the Church of England. The difference in the two statements is symptomatic of more...

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“Remaining Faithful” – Evangelical CofE Bishops respond to GAFCON “Letter to the Churches”

Oct 22, 2018 by

by David Ould: A group of evangelical Church of England bishops have written a detailed response to the GAFCON “Letter to the Churches” issued at GAFCON2018 in Jerusalem. Their response, published by the Church of England Evangelical Council (“CEEC”), has much which supporters of GAFCON will find encouraging. There are, however, sections that demonstrate the differing positions both between those bishops and GAFCON and between the bishops themselves. Read letter here The most contentious...

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Church of England Evangelical Council warns against redefining marriage

Oct 16, 2018 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: The Church of England Evangelical Council describes itself as “a network of networks, bringing evangelicals in the Church of England together for the sake of the gospel”. It was created by John Stott in 1960 “to provide a ‘collective’ evangelical voice”, and they have just used that collective voice to write a letter to the ‘Living in Love and Faith’ (LLF) Coordinating Group (the what?), which is presently considering certain matters of identity, marriage and...

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Where is the Church of England Evangelical Council when we need it?

Aug 1, 2017 by

by David Baker, Christian Today: A long time ago, in a land that certainly now feels far, far away, the renowned Anglican evangelical theologian John Stott had a good idea. What would happen, he mused, if different evangelicals within the CofE could be brought together to talk, pray, plan and resolve any differences? Thus was born the Church of England Evangelical Council (CEEC) in 1960. And it still exists today. Indeed, in 2014, according to its website, it had a bit of a revamp, with a new...

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