C of E future: debate

Jul 12, 2021 by

An initiative to encourage more lay participation in evangelism and planting of new churches was unveiled by the Church of England just before July’s General Synod. An introductory summary can be found in this paper: Simpler, Humbler, Bolder: A Church for the whole nation. General Synod Paper GS 2223: “The vision for the Church of England in the 2020s is that we become a Church that is centred on Jesus Christ and shaped by Jesus Christ through the five marks of mission. This is not a new...

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Stonewall: overreach and backlash

Jun 1, 2021 by

Stonewall’s support for an increasingly aggressive ‘trans rights’ agenda, including the no-platforming of dissenters from trans ideology, and the promotion of ideologically biased “diversity training”, is coming under fire as some leading institutions distance themselves. Have we reached ‘peak LGBT’, or is this a brief setback for the powerful lobby group? Most recent articles at the top: Stonewall equality list ‘bullies bosses and silences...

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‘Conversion therapy’ ban: latest

May 17, 2021 by

News and comment following the government’s promise to bring a bill to Parliament to ‘ban conversion therapy’, as mentioned briefly in the Queen’s Speech: (Newer items at the top) What’s wrong with banning ‘conversion therapy’? from Christian Concern The problem with the ‘born gay’ theory, by Gavin Ashenden, Christian Today Canadian Psychotherapist Says That School Teachers are Cultivating Transgender Kids by Wyatt Claypool, The National Telegraph Born gay? Sam Salter:...

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