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Proposed North American Province Rocks Anglican Boat

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America | Comments Off

By Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion & Democracy “While disaffected groups have split from the Episcopal Church in the past, the fact that many of these groups are now unifying is unprecedented.” — ... Read more..

Church of England must serve all the faiths, says Archbishop

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, Faith | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, Timesonline The Church of England should be open for use by people of any religion or none, like a hospital, says Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York. There ... Read more..

ACNA – It’s About Theology, Not Territory

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church in North America | Comments Off

By Albert Mohler Christian leaders formerly associated with the Episcopal Church have announced the creation of a new denomination -- the Anglican Church in North America.  The announcement came Wednesday as ... Read more..

Financial Threat over Women Bishops

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, Women Bishops | Comments Off

By Toby Cohen, Church of England Newspaper THE THIRD Province Movement has threatened the cancellation of diocesan quota payments if the House of Bishops introduces women bishops without making greater provisions ... Read more..

Labour’s new Equality Bill – all religions are equal

Friday, December 5th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, Faith, Politics | Comments Off

From Cranmer The Queen’s Speech contained proposals for only 14 Bills, compared with the 18 promised in a draft Queen’s Speech in May. The Government said that their overriding aim was ... Read more..

‘Lightning rod for anti-Semites’

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 Posted in Faith, News | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, Timesonline As we report, the row over the 'alternative lessons and carols' at St James' Picadilly last Wednesday is escalating as the implications begin to sink in of ... Read more..

Bishop lashes City ‘fat cats’

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 Posted in Apologetics, Church of England | Comments Off

By Michael Brown, Religious Intelligence A Church of England bishop is "at a loss" to understand why some City "fat cats" are getting bonuses when billions of pounds of taxpayers' money ... Read more..

An Anglican Summer – 2008

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Global Anglican Future Conference, Jerusalem Declaration, Lambeth Conference, TEC | Comments Off

Crosslinks’ Mission Director Andy Lines reflects on a turbulent year. Dr Jim Packer, the noted author and theologian, was for many years involved in the BCMS training college, Tyndale Hall, in ... Read more..

£35,000 of taxpayers’ cash given to ‘atheist bus’ group

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Martin Beckford, Telegraph.co.uk The British Humanist Association, which is running a campaign get rid of faith schools and wants to end the Church of England's position as the established religion, ... Read more..

The punishment of the Southern Cone

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Archbishop Of Canterbury, Recife -Southern Cone, TEC | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine  Southern Cone heading south Looks like action is about to be taken against Greg Venables and the Southern Cone for sheltering no fewer than four TEC ... Read more..

Forget Mammon, start praying, says Church

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Prayer | Comments Off

By Ruth Gledhill, TimesonLine Church leaders appeared to set themselves against the Chancellor’s “carry on spending” message when they urged consumers to stop shopping and turn to God instead.. The Church of ... Read more..

Request to support legal defence for Diocese of Recife by December 1

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Dear Colleagues, The Diocese of Recife led by Bishop Robinson Cavalcanti is being sued for its property. They need $10,000 by December 1 to pay legal fees to defend their property. The ... Read more..

The Way Forward or The Ways Forward – Dr Michael Ovey

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Presentation at NEAC 5 on November 15. There’s an old theological principle that says the nature of the disease determines the nature of the remedy. So, if you think your headache ... Read more..

A foot in many camps – a reply to Stephen Kuhrt

Thursday, November 20th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

by Chris Sugden in the Church of England Newspaper November 21 2008 In his CEN article last week, Stephen Kuhrt argued that the 57 member CEEC is not representative because 28 ... Read more..

WORLDVIEW: London: End of ‘Christian civilization’?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in Faith | Comments Off

From Townhall.com by Erich Bridges, Baptist Press The discouraging news headlines just keep coming for Christians in London and the rest of the United Kingdom: -- "Government plays down Christmas for fear of ... Read more..

Evangelical equivocation

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 Posted in Church of England | Comments Off

By David Phillips, Church Society A consultation of Evangelical Anglicans took place on Saturday at All Soul’s Langham Place.  The meeting was called by the Church of England Evangelical Council and was ... Read more..

The Crisis in the Episcopal Church – could the same thing happen in the C of E?

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Church of England, TEC | Comments Off

By Geoffrey Kirk, New Directions So it's official; we are past the worst of the crisis in The Episcopal Church. The presiding Bishop has told us so. The remarkable thing was ... Read more..

Prince Charles ‘will not amend Coronation Oath’

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

By George Conger, Religious Intelligence Claims that Prince Charles will amend the coronation oath to become “Defender of Faith,” as opposed to the “Defender of the Faith” are unfounded, a spokesman ... Read more..

The Way Forward – Bishop Pete Broadbent

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

Notes of Presentation at NEAC November 15 2008 Four propositions 1.       That, in relation to Anglican Communion issues, the majority of the leadership of ECUSA and various Canadian dioceses have placed themselves ... Read more..

Reports from National Evangelical Anglican Consultation, 15th November 2008

Sunday, November 16th, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

 NEAC 5 Saturday 15th November 2008 All Souls Langham Place. The following motion was placed before the consultation by the Chairman on behalf of the Executive of the Church of England ... Read more..