The Scripture and Unbelieving Church Leaders

Sep 7, 2023 by

By Dave Doveton. The recent Times survey in which a small portion of Church of England clerics were asked to give their opinions on a wide range of subjects – including sexual ethics and whether they thought England was still a Christian...

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Theology of victimhood: a pastoral response

Aug 17, 2023 by

By Dave Doveton. Victimhood: the condition of having been hurt, damaged, or made to suffer, especially when you want people to feel sorry for you because of this or use it as an excuse for something. (Cambridge Dictionary) Introduction...

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Titan, Titanic and Ignored Warnings.

Jul 5, 2023 by

By Dave Doveton. (Picture credit: Titanic Sinking, engraving by Willy Stöwer; From Wikimedia Commons.) The world’s attention was rivetted on the recent tragic events that unfolded in the penultimate week of June – when an experimental...

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Deception and Desire

Jun 5, 2023 by

By Dave Doveton. In a recent article on the individualistic and self-centred nature of western culture that has captivated the western church the Indonesian theologian N Gray Sutanto commented on how churches can fall prey to the same...

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The reordering of the Anglican Communion and the correlation with contemporary events in the geopolitical world order.

May 9, 2023 by

By Dave Doveton. The Revd. William Taylor, rector of St Helens Bishopsgate, in a recent interview described the rejection of the Archbishop of Canterbury as head of the Anglican Communion by the GAFCON Kigali Statement as “the end of an...

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Domestic Blessings?

Apr 4, 2023 by

By Dave Doveton. (Editor’s note: What I write on here arises from a Southern African context, but the principles are applicable everywhere) An addendum to the communique from the last Episcopal Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern...

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