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Why it ain’t raining men in UK Christianity

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

By Julian Mann (Hat Tip: Cranmer) It's Raining Men! Hallelujah! It's Raining Men! Every Specimen! Tall, blonde, dark and lean Rough and tough and strong and mean So sang the Weather Girls in 1982. I ... Read more..

CANADA: Anglican Dioceses consider next steps towards same-sex blessings

Thursday, December 4th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Church Of Canada, Gay Marriage | Comments Off

by Keith Knight, Editor, Anglican Journal (Hat Tip: VOL) Bishops from four dioceses emerged from the house of bishops meeting in October struggling with how to proceed with plans to introduce ... Read more..

A snapshot of a culture in implosion

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008 Posted in News | Comments Off

The two realms where cultural degradation manifests with greatest clarity are those of sex and violence.  Of course not all British young people descend to these scatological levels!  Many in fact epitomize the best in British ... Read more..

Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest [book review]

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 Posted in Culture, Thought | Comments Off

Reviewed by Dale Soden, The Christian Century Hat-tip David Virtue  James Wellman of the University of Washington makes a case that the Pacific Northwest might be a window into the future of Protestantism ... Read more..

Why is this not public knowledge? More on Mumbai

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 Posted in News, Political Correctness, Social justice, social action | Comments Off

Doctors shocked at hostages's torture:  from 30 November 2008    Hat-tip Bill Muehlenberg [Victims Rabbi Gavriel Noach Holtzberg had dual Israeli-US citizenship; Rivkah Holtzberg was an Israeli citizen. Image:  Boston Globe] Doctors ... Read more..

Gay Marriage and a Moral Minority

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Culture, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Gender | Comments Off

By CHARLES M. BLOW, Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times  Hat-tip David Virtue We now know that blacks probably didn't tip the balance for Proposition 8. Myth busted. However, the fact remains that ... Read more..

Advancing a Heterosexual Public Ethic With Grace, Wit, and Natural Law

Saturday, November 29th, 2008 Posted in Apologetics, Homosexuality | Comments Off

By Dr. J. Budziszewski, Family Research Council (Hat Tip: Virtueonline) The talk these days among activists who want to keep the "hetero" in "sexuality" is that we need a "public philosophy" ... Read more..

Struggle to stay Christian

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Religious Liberty, Social justice, suffering church | Comments Off

by Julia Duin   The Washington Times    Hat-tip:  David Virtue   November 27, 2008 He sat in my office, a Turkish scholar and theologian who helps people who are tortured for their faith. According to Ziya ... Read more..

Death with Dignity? or Coercion?

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Euthanasia, Medical Ethics | Comments Off

By Mike McManus Hat tip VirtueOnline "They would pay to kill me, but they will not give me the medication to slow the growth of my cancer," Ever since Oregon became the ... Read more..

To think about…

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Thought | Comments Off

 ". . . But our age, receiving the republic as a chef-d'oeuvre of another age which has already begun to grow old, has not merely neglected to restore the colours ... Read more..

Those deciding upon the suspension of ++ Venables: The Joint Standing Committee

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, Anglican Covenant, Archbishop Of Canterbury, News, TEC | Comments Off

Hat Tip: Stand Firm This picture says it all! Read more..

Legislating Immorality

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Freedom Of Speech, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Secularism | Comments Off

By the Editors on National Review Online  (Hat Tip: Virtueonline) November 2008 Last week in a Denver suburb, someone lit a Book of Mormon on fire and dropped it on the doorstep ... Read more..

Dr Stephen Noll on Sydney Decision

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 Posted in Lay Presidency, Sydney Anglicans | Comments Off

From Stand Firm (Hat Tip: Barbara Gauthier) Dr. Stephen Noll, who has been closely involved with the GAFCON, welcomes discussion of Sydney's decision but only within the context of the wider ... Read more..

A response to Ephraim Radner’s piece on ‘A new province’

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Common Cause | Comments Off

By Robert S Munday (Hat Tip: Kendall Harmon) The Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner has written a piece entitled, A New "Province" in North America: Neither the Only Nor the Right Answer ... Read more..

We are all Mormons (now)

Monday, November 24th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, News | Comments Off

People have perhaps wondered: why the Mormons? Answer: they are a small, yet vocal Christian minority. They have been selected by the mobs as vulnerable, a group that might not ... Read more..

Bishop Iker Inhibited

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

Hat Tip: Thinking Anglicans Statement from the Steering Committee of North Texas Episcopalians The Steering Committee North Texas Episcopalians is heartened by the announcement that the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding ... Read more..

Sweden’s Left Party: ‘force pastors to perform gay weddings’

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Gay Marriage, Religious Liberty | Comments Off

From The Local (Hat Tip: IMaPP) As Sweden moves closer to a same-sex marriage law, Left Party leader Lars Ohly wants to include a provision to force pastors to wed gay couples. All ... Read more..

Proposition 8 – a winning proposition

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in Marriage | Comments Off

By Jennifer Roback Morse, National Review (Hat Tip: Stand Firm) I can hardly believe the campaign for Proposition 8, the California Marriage Amendment, is over and that we won. I will miss ... Read more..

Open Letter to the House of Bishops

Thursday, November 13th, 2008 Posted in Women Bishops | Comments Off

From Massinformation (Hat Tip: Kendall Harmon) Thursday 13th November 2008 Most Reverend and Right Reverend Fathers in God,   Tomorrow you will meet as a House of Bishops to discuss the current state of the ... Read more..

Contending for the Faith

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 Posted in TEC | Comments Off

Letter to the Diocese of Fort Worth from Bishop Jack Iker  (Hat tip: ACL Sydney) “Contending for the Faith” is the theme of this year’s Diocesan Convention, and it aptly describes ... Read more..