Welsh Anglican Evangelicals reject Bishops’ proposals

Sep 27, 2018 by

The Evangelical Fellowship of the Church in Wales: A Statement following the discussion at Governing Body on “Formal Measures” for Same-Sex Couples EFCW recognises that churches have often failed in their pastoral care of people with same-sex attraction. We recognise that the way we have spoken about this issue has at times been unloving and judgemental, and that this has caused personal hurt and left people feeling unable to be honest about their sexuality. We repent of these failures, and...

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Suum ius cuique, or why the Welsh Bishops are calling evil good.

Sep 14, 2018 by

by Martin Barrett Davie, Reflections of an Anglican Theologian: ‘Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.’ (Isaiah 5:20) These words were addressed by the prophet Isaiah to the people of Judah as part of his warning of forthcoming divine judgement. They warn that God will judge those who seek to justify sin by arguing that it is not really sinful at all because good is evil and evil is...

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Gay marriage in Welsh churches? Welsh bishops say it is ‘unjust’ not to provide for same-sex couples

Sep 13, 2018 by

by David Williamson, Walesonline: The Bishops of the Church in Wales say it is “unsustainable and unjust” not to make formal provisions for people who are in committed same-gender relationships. Members of the church’s governing body will today vote in a private ballot to say whether or not they agree that new arrangements are needed. This could pave the way for future legislation to open the door to gay marriage in the Church in Wales. Last year Scottish Anglicans voted to allow gay couples...

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Church in Wales bench of bishops in renewed push for same sex marriage

Sep 4, 2018 by

from Ancient Briton: In biblical times priestesses were associated with pagan temples and fertility rites. They and their sympathizers are now calling the tune in many churches, especially in Western Anglicanism. Joining the homosexual obsessed bench of bishops which is hell bent on reflecting society rather than preaching the Gospel, the first woman bishop in the Church in Wales lost no time in identifying with LGBT campaigners. She was quickly followed by the second woman bishop who likewise...

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Archbishop of Wales chooses EASTER to cast doubt on the Resurrection

Apr 1, 2018 by

bt Jonathan Petre, Mailonline: One of Britain’s leading Anglican clerics has sparked controversy by casting doubts over the Resurrection of Jesus – just days before Easter. The Archbishop of Wales, John Davies, has been accused of ‘sowing confusion’ over the biblical story that will be celebrated by millions around the world today. Asked in an interview about the New Testament account of Jesus rising from the tomb, the Archbishop said: ‘I don’t think any of us actually knows, quite frankly.’...

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110 Anglican churches closed in Wales in 10 years

Sep 25, 2017 by

from BBC News: More than 10 Anglican churches a year are closing Wales, figures have shown. Data from the Church in Wales showed 115 churches have closed over a 10-year period, about 8% of the total, with 1,319 still in use. There are currently 11 properties advertised for sale on the church’s website. The Church in Wales said closures were a “significant issue” and while the sale rate had stayed steady, it was unlikely to slow down. Head of property, Alex Glanville, said...

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