Gafcon Chairman’s Letter Pentecost 2020

May 30, 2020 by

Beloved in Christ Jesus: Greetings in the name of our Risen Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! At Pentecost we rejoice that we are indeed ‘not left as orphans’ (John 14:18), but through the crucified, risen and ascended Lord Jesus, the Holy Spirit is poured out upon us in fulfilment of God’s promise. It is by the Spirit of Jesus in our hearts that we are able to cry ‘Abba! Father! (Galatians 4:6) and even though many of us may not be able to able to sing the praises of God together in this time of...

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GAFCON Chairman’s April Letter

Apr 30, 2020 by

Beloved in Christ Jesus: Greetings in the name of our Risen Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Times of crisis such as we are now living through are revealing. They force us to focus on what is really important to us and it has been so encouraging to see Gafcon churches around the world quickly adapting to new ways of being church and proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ using the tools the internet gives us. Our churches are also making it a priority to care for the most vulnerable. Here in...

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A God-given moment?

Apr 23, 2020 by

by Chris Sugden, Evangelicals Now: Following the postponement of both the GAFCON Conference in Kigali (June 2020) and the Lambeth Conference (July 2020 to 2021) Canon Dr Vinay Samuel, the former General Secretary of EFAC, who attended the last three Lambeth Conferences, and was a founder of GAFCON, offers the following analysis. ‘On one side, a 500-year-old institution (the Church of England as it leads the Anglican Communion) is seeking to find itself in a world which has no place for the...

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Lambeth Conference and Gafcon Kigali Conference postponed to Summer 2021

Mar 23, 2020 by

The Lambeth Conference website has been revamped to reflect the postponement of the Conference until 2021. On March 23rd The Archbishop of Canterbury posted a message announcing the postponement: In recent weeks, the organising teams for the Lambeth Conference have been prayerfully thinking through the impact of coronavirus pandemic on the plans and preparations for this important event. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the Lambeth Conference Company has been monitoring the situation and...

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GAFCON Primate says no partnership with false teachers in the Anglican Communion

Feb 25, 2020 by

by David Virtue, VOL: The chairman of GAFCON, the Most Rev. Foley Beach railed against “false teachers” and those who “practice immorality” and partner with them, in his February newsletter to GAFCON followers. The ACNA archbishop said Christian discipleship and leadership calls us to make disciples of all nations and requires us to protect the flock from false teachers. “Encountering false teachers is nothing new in the history of the Church. The New Testament is...

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Undermining Gafcon

Jan 27, 2020 by

by David Virtue, VOL: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is doing his best to undermine GAFCON. Till recently, he wrote GAFCON off as a ginger group but that slur hasn’t worked, clearly hasn’t diminished their role nor dampened their progress or growth. All the conferences and gabfests calling for reconciliation, generous orthodoxy, prayers for unity, patience etc., has only prolonged the agony that he has failed to win GAFCON Anglicans over to his side. Welby must now face...

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