The secular, postmodern re-shaping of church and society

Dec 11, 2018 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. A detailed and helpful article on Wikipedia begins by describing propaganda as “information that is not objective and is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis or...

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Guidance for gender transition services published

Dec 11, 2018 by

From Church of England website. [Editor’s note: A leading evangelical Bishop commends new services to mark gender transition. Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn and the President of Church of England Evangelical Council, has commended a liturgy developed by C of E priests and transgender...

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Evangelical ‘banned’ by Derby Cathedral receives widespread support

Dec 10, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: An evangelical minister excluded by Derby Cathedral from preaching at a Christian Union (CU) carol service, has told The Christian Institute he has received “a lot of support from people all around the world”. Revd Melvin Tinker, an evangelical minister from St John...

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What are the church attendance statistics telling us?

Dec 10, 2018 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: The annual Statistics for Mission were published a few weeks by the C of E for 2017, and there was a range of reactions though few of them really caught the headlines. Before saying anything else, it is worth acknowledging what a remarkable resource this; does any other...

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Derby Cathedral and radical inclusion

Nov 30, 2018 by

The Christian Union just wanted to host their Carol Service in a wonderful venue, and invite a respected clergyman to preach the gospel faithfully. Their organising committee could not have imagined that this would involve them in the heart the Church of England ‘Inclusion Wars’, as...

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Cathedral denies banning vicar from preaching at carol service

Nov 28, 2018 by

from Premier: Derby Cathedral has denied banning a Church of England vicar from preaching at the city’s university Christian Union (CU) carol service which it is hosting next month. Rev Melvin Tinker, vicar of St John Newland in Hull, accepted an invitation by students at the CU but was...

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