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Thoughts on the Jerusalem Declaration Pt 3: Should Clause 13 Be Excised?

In my first essay, I looked at the portions of the Jerusalem Declaration that expound Gafcon’s understanding of the nature of the church....

Resisting assisted suicide, for the sake of the vulnerable

When I heard that I was going to have the opportunity of debating the issue of euthanasia and assisted dying with Silvan...

Thoughts on the Jerusalem Declaration Pt 2: Proposing a Life-and-Death Amendment

In my first essay on “Gafcon and the Church” I argued that the Jerusalem Declaration is establishing an ecclesial identity for the Gafcon movement in the...

What Grows & Kills Churches?

Yesterday my colleague Jeff Walton posted about the opening of Falls Church Anglican’s glorious new sanctuary outside Washington, DC. Their history is extraordinary. George...

Thoughts on the Jerusalem Declaration: Pt 1: Gafcon and the Church

The Jerusalem Declaration has been one of the best and enduring fruits of the Gafcon movement. I was a member of the Statement Group...

Failure of Christian leadership a plague on Sri Lanka

Ever since the terrible slaughter of 259 people – nearly all of them Christians – on Easter Sunday 2019  the air has been thick...

Citizen Welby and the Cosmetics of ‘Reconciliation

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been asked to play a highly significant political role as the would be chair of something that...

Congregational dynamics and murder

A murder story, widely reported last week in the Press, would not normally have attracted any comment from this blog.  But the...

Convert or be converted – the challenge for Anglican cathedrals today.

Three Anglican cathedrals have set out to increase both their appeal to the  public and to get more people into the building.

The Political Litany of ¡Caminemos Juntos!

I post this with sadness.  My church supports ministry to Hispanics, and our beloved bilingual Rector is remarkably active in that.  As part of...

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The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care in New Zealand has asked the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and...

Archbishop urges govt to come clean on the murder...

The former Archbishop of Kenya has asked the government to come clean over the death of the former bishop of Eldoret, the...

Thoughts on the Jerusalem Declaration Pt 3: Should Clause...

In my first essay, I looked at the portions of the Jerusalem Declaration that expound Gafcon’s understanding of the nature of the church....

African religious leaders urge East African governments to take...

NAIROBI, KENYA – SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 – Today marks one year since warring parties in South Sudan signed a momentous renewed agreement...