‘Sexuality and holiness’ – a review

Nov 1, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: An excellent new resource on a faithful Christian response to sexuality and gender controversies courageously goes further than many standard evangelical treatments of this challenging topic....

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Why is a new Anglican jurisdiction necessary?

Oct 24, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: It’s very encouraging to read Andrew Atherstone’s report on the Psephizo site on the consecration of three new bishops for the Anglican Network in Europe in Hull last week (more here…). Andrew is a...

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Pray for rain

Aug 10, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: The English have always talked about the weather. Because of our geography, weather is often changeable. This gives an opportunity to engage in smalltalk on the basis of shared experience. perhaps...

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Possible outcomes after Lambeth 2022 – how should we pray?

Aug 2, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: It’s a risk saying anything about this Lambeth Conference, because any “news” being reported will have almost certainly been reported somewhere else first, and comment on the latest...

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Persecution reveals a church’s true character

Jul 28, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: “People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart”. Most of us have heard this applied to us as individuals, but it is also true of the church. The most important aspect of the...

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Lambeth Conference: “Human Dignity” call to be revised

Jul 26, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: The Study Guide for the Lambeth Conference sets out the ten areas for discussion and the draft “calls” which the bishops are being asked to endorse.  Following its publication, many bishops from the...

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