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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The mysterious case of the Anglican Primates, Gafcon and Justin Welby

Jan 21, 2020 by

by David Baker, Christian Today: There is a curious resemblance between the recently-completed meeting of Anglican Primates in Jordan and the hit TV show The Masked Singer. In both cases, you see the pictures and get some words – but are left scratching your head as to what lies underneath. Perhaps best, though, not to start comparing the attire… Of course, let’s get real: the gathering of Anglican leaders in Amman has rather more serious ramifications than last week’s...

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What will happen to the Episcopal Church, the ACNA, the Church of England and Global Anglicans in 2020?

Jan 15, 2020 by

by David Virtue, VOL: The question might fairly be asked what can we expect in the coming year for The Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church in North America, the Church of England and the broader Anglican Communion. Second Coming predictors and speculators have been notoriously wrong for decades bearing in mind that their sole purpose has been to spare Americans and Brits from the bitter course of persecution thereby demanding the Lord relieve them of the stress and return to rescue them....

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Gafcon UK leader ‘very concerned’ by appointment of Stephen Cottrell as Archbishop of York

Jan 3, 2020 by

from Christian Today: The President of Gafcon UK, Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, has said he is “very concerned” by the appointment of Stephen Cottrell as Archbishop of York. Cottrell is the current Bishop of Chelmsford and will succeed Dr John Sentamu as Archbishop of York following his retirement in June. The bishop’s appointment has been met with alarm by some evangelicals because of a dispute in his diocese last year over a Church of England primary school’s approach to...

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