Canterbury rebuke to African Primates reveals theological difference and personal animosity

Jun 7, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: The public slap-down of the Primates of Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda by the Archbishop of Canterbury (press release here, open letter here ) will not do anything to heal the long-running rift or promote...

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Pentecost: the descent of truth

Jun 2, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: Jesus predicted many times that the Holy Spirit would come after his death, resurrection and ascension. In John 16:13 we see one of those prophecies: When he, the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide...

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What are the main problems with contemporary secular culture, and why?

May 20, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: “In late 2020, while the world was on lockdown due to Covid-19, Carl Trueman published one of the most important books of the past several decades”. So begins Ryan Anderson in his foreword to...

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CEEC releases new short films on sexuality

Apr 26, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: The Church of England Evangelical Council has launched a series of four short videos to help churches to engage biblically with issues around human sexuality. The first two films are available to view...

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What’s behind the bad news? Is there hope?

Apr 2, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: We’re entering a season where the church prepares to celebrate and communicate with confidence a message of hope. This was a challenge two years ago, when churches were closed for Easter at the start...

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Bishops crossing the Tiber: What is the church?

Mar 18, 2022 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: When Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali announced that he was leaving Anglicanism to join the Roman Catholic Church in September last year, it was a bombshell that even those who thought they were close to him...

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