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Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference

Christ’s Mission for the Church  Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 conference has been scheduled for 20 — 22 October.  Located in Newcastle, the conference will feature presentations by Alistair Begg, Simon...

Chuck Collins: John Day & Foxe’s Book

John Day & Foxe’s Book By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins John Day was the foremost printer/publisher of the English Reformation. He is best known for collaborating with John Foxe in compiling and printing Actes and Monuments of These Latter and Perillous Dayes...

Pilgrim’s Process by the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon

Pilgrim’s Process Broken Hearts We all like to feel good about ourselves. Indeed there is a popular school of thought which suggests that the thing which most holds us back in life is ‘low self-esteem.’ When this outlook is accepted, the Christian message is adapted...

Prudence Dailey’s Commentary: What is the Church For?

Prudence Dailey’s Commentary What is the Church For? Amidst the political intrigue of the 2022 Lambeth Conference, the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, addressed the assembled bishops on the topic of evangelism. Whilst unsurprisingly less controversial than the...

Banner of Truth Borders Conference 2022 “Not Ashamed of the Gospel”

Held at the Church of Scotland Chapel in Carlisle, it is a gathering intended particularly to serve those in northern England and southern Scotland with fellowship and faithful biblical teaching. The conference is open to all, whether in full-time ministry in the...

Anglican Futures: Plural Truth, Playing the Cards Right

Anglican Futures Plural Truth: Playing The Cards Right This is the first in a series of three blog posts, examining the concept of 'Plural Truth,' in the light of what has been observed at the Lambeth Conference.  This one looks at how 'Plural Truth' has impacted the...

Orthodox Bishops at the Lambeth Conference Reaffirm Lambeth 1.10 as Anglican Teaching on Marriage & Sexuality

ORTHODOX BISHOPS AT THE LAMBETH CONFERENCE REAFFIRM LAMBETH 1.10 AS ANGLICAN TEACHING ON MARRIAGE & SEXUALITY “Resetting the Anglican Communion Back to Its Biblical Roots” ORTHODOX BISHOPS attending the Lambeth Conference have reaffirmed Lambeth 1.10 as the...

Statement from Anglican Bishops And Primates Who Are Keen to Affirm and Celebrate LGBT+ People

STATEMENT FROM ANGLICAN BISHOPS AND PRIMATES WHO ARE KEEN TO AFFIRM AND CELEBRATE LGBT+ PEOPLE August 2nd 2022 In the interest of full context we reproduce the letter signed by 170 bishops (26%), including five archbishops from across the Anglican Communion in support...

170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love

170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love 170 bishops from within the Anglican Communion signed a document supporting same-sex marriage and other issues promulgated by the LGBT community.  This means 480 of those bishops in attendance did not sign.  Over three...

Letter: The Abolition of Female Bishops?

Letter to the Editor The Abolition of Female Bishops? Dear Sir, Following the revelation at General Synod that there is no official definition of a woman, surely a Synod member could ask a further question, namely, ‘How many women bishops have served in the Church of...

Global South Bishops Call for Reaffirmation of Lambeth 1.10

Global South Bishops Call for Reaffirmation of Lambeth 1.10 Bishops from the Global South are not backing down in the face of vocal opposition to the original "Call" to reaffirm Lambeth 1.10.   At a press conference held at the Lambeth gathering they issued the...

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Barnabas Reports from Kaduna State Nigeria

Barnabas Reports from Kaduna State Nigeria

Barnabas Reports from Kaduna State Nigeria One Pastor Killed and One Escapes One of two church ministers abducted on 15 July in Kaduna State, Nigeria, has been killed by his captors, while the other was able to escape. John Cheitnum and Donatus Cleopas were captured...

Barnabas Fund Report: Two ChiBok Girls Found

Barnabas Fund Report: Two ChiBok Girls Found

Barnabas Fund Reports Two Chibok Girls Found After 8 Years 24 June 2022 Two women, who were among hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from the Nigerian town of Chibok eight years ago, have been found. Hauwa Joseph was discovered among a group of other...

FEATURED

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022 David Parsons, the Bishop of the Arctic in the Anglican Church in Canada was one of the few Canadian bishops to not support the revisionist line at Lambeth 2022. Despite struggling with a bout of Covid contracted after his arrival...

Revisionist Bishops Rebel Against Call to Reaffirm Lambeth 1.10

Revisionist Bishops Rebel Against Call to Reaffirm Lambeth 1.10

Revisionist Bishops Rebel Against Call to Reaffirm Lambeth 1.10 Revisionist bishops from within the Church of England, Church in Wales, Scottish Episcopal Church,The Episcopal Church, and the Anglican Church of Canada are rebelling against the “Call” to reaffirm the...

Letter: Monsignor Nazir-Ali’s Long Discomfort with Anglican Doctrine

Letter: Monsignor Nazir-Ali’s Long Discomfort with Anglican Doctrine

Nazir-Ali’s Long Discomfort with Anglican Doctrine   Dear Sir, I am grateful to Dr Ro Mody for his informative piece on Rome and Justification (EC, June 17th). It deserves wider dissemination within the Church. In an article published on the First Things website...

“Unbiblical” Archbishops?

“Unbiblical” Archbishops?

Editorial “Unbiblical” Archbishops? The Most Revd and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury does not have an easy job.  He is the Primus inter pares of the Anglican Communion.  We are now told that means 85,000,000 people look to him as the first...

Archbishop of Canterbury Entangled in Robinson Case

Archbishop of Canterbury Entangled in Robinson Case

Archbishop of Canterbury Entangled in Robinson Case Information has been made public that seems quite clearly to show that the Archbishop of Canterbury has been entangled in the public disputes over the cancellation of the ordination of former Church of England...

NATIONAL

Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference

Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference

Christ’s Mission for the Church  Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 conference has been scheduled for 20 — 22 October.  Located in Newcastle, the conference will feature presentations by Alistair Begg, Simon...

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170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love

170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love

170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love 170 bishops from within the Anglican Communion signed a document supporting same-sex marriage and other issues promulgated by the LGBT community.  This means 480 of those bishops in attendance did not sign.  Over three...

Letter: The Abolition of Female Bishops?

Letter: The Abolition of Female Bishops?

Letter to the Editor The Abolition of Female Bishops? Dear Sir, Following the revelation at General Synod that there is no official definition of a woman, surely a Synod member could ask a further question, namely, ‘How many women bishops have served in the Church of...

Hymn Singing Society & Christian Voice Sponsor Hymn Sing

Hymn Singing Society & Christian Voice Sponsor Hymn Sing

Hymn Singing Society & Christian Voice Sponsor Hymn Sing 30 - 31 July  The Hymn Singing Society and Christian Voice are sponsoring a hymn sing this weekend at All Saints Church, Monkland which is near Hereford.  For GPS directions, the postcode is: HR6 9DB. ...

INTERNATIONAL

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022 David Parsons, the Bishop of the Arctic in the Anglican Church in Canada was one of the few Canadian bishops to not support the revisionist line at Lambeth 2022. Despite struggling with a bout of Covid contracted after his arrival...

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Has the Sun Set on the Lambeth Conference?

Has the Sun Set on the Lambeth Conference?

Has the Sun Set on the Last Lambeth Conference? By Susie Leafe The buses are lined up, 650 bishops and their spouses are wheeling their bags across the campus, and the journey home begins.  Flags have been folded and over the next few days, security fences, marquees...

Global South Bishops Call for Reaffirmation of Lambeth 1.10

Global South Bishops Call for Reaffirmation of Lambeth 1.10

Global South Bishops Call for Reaffirmation of Lambeth 1.10 Bishops from the Global South are not backing down in the face of vocal opposition to the original "Call" to reaffirm Lambeth 1.10.   At a press conference held at the Lambeth gathering they issued the...

REVIEWS

Review: The Rise & Fall of Mars Hill

Review: The Rise & Fall of Mars Hill

The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill, Christianity Today Produced, Written, Edited and Hosted by Mike Cosper Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or at  https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/podcasts/rise-and-fall-of-mars-hill/ One of the most intriguing and...

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer, International

The 1662 Book of Common Prayer, International

Book Review The 1662 Book of Common Prayer International Edition Given that the vast majority of 110 million Anglican Christians around belong to provinces that identify the 1662 Book of Common Prayer as their standard liturgy, it is no surprise that a publisher has...

CHURCH OF ENGLAND

Margrave’s Letter to Justin Welby

Margrave’s Letter to Justin Welby

Margrave’s Letter to Archbishop Welby 26 July 2022 Dear Justin Welby, At July's Synod you answered a question I put to you, by telling me the most important role of members of General Synod is accountability of Bishops and our institutions.  In removing the...

Samuel J Margrave: Gadfly of the General Synod or Faithful Layman?

Samuel J Margrave: Gadfly of the General Synod or Faithful Layman?

Samuel J Margrave Gadfly of the General Synod or Faithful Layman? Those that follow the news of the General Synod of the Church of England are more than passingly familiar with Samuel J Margrave.  The 39 year old entrepreneur and doctoral student is on his third...

DEVOTIONALS

Pilgrim’s Process: Inward Work

Pilgrim’s Process: Inward Work

Pilgrim’s Process By the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon Inward Work On our pilgrimage there are many things that it is good to do. Many actions and ventures that would serve others and benefit the Church. It is easy to focus on the needful actions. Many books and strategies and...

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Are You a Lucky Dipper?

Are You a Lucky Dipper?

Are You a Lucky Dipper? by The Revd Christopher D. Pierce Do you read the Bible methodically or are you a lucky dipper?  To be more explicit, do you start at the beginning of a book and work your way through to the end?  Perhaps you merely open the Bible and let your...

Pilgrim’s Process: “The Chief End of Man”

Pilgrim’s Process: “The Chief End of Man”

  Pilgrim’s Process By the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon “The Chief End of Man” We all are conscious of our own trials, struggles and burdens — they make our pilgrimage to heaven difficult in ways unique to us. Perhaps some of your challenges are difficulties known only...

The Cost of Christian Discipleship

The Cost of Christian Discipleship

The Cost of Christian Discipleship By The Revd Christopher Pierce   Everything in life has a price but have you ever thought about the cost of Christian discipleship?  Is there a monetary value placed upon it? If you’d only watched some of the prosperity gospel...

Pilgrim’s Process by Peter Sanlon

Pilgrim’s Process by Peter Sanlon

Pilgrim’s Process By the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon As we travel to heaven we long to share the good news of Jesus' death and victory with others. We pray for opportunities and seek to redeem the time. The challenge to be bold, brave and open in testifying to the good news...

DOCTRINE

Happy Radbertus Day! by Chuck Collins

Happy Radbertus Day! by Chuck Collins

Happy Radbertus Day! By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins Happy Radbertus Day (April 26th)! Saint Paschasius Radbertus (785-860) was the first theologian to articulate “transubstantiation.” He didn't use the term that became widely used in the latter part of the 12th...

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Gospel-Driven Anglicanism: Towards a Strategy, Pioneering

Gospel-Driven Anglicanism: Towards a Strategy, Pioneering

Towards a Strategy Revitalisation by Pioneering Pioneer  Revitalisation begins here. The immediate task is firstly ensuring that there are enough gospel- hearted ministers, who have been thoroughly equipped and well-trained, with convictional courage and gracious...

Who’s YOUR Righteousness?

Who’s YOUR Righteousness?

Who’s Your Righteousness? By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins Who’s your righteousness? "The Lord our Righteousness" was the sermon preached March 20, 1757 at St. Mary's Church in Oxford. It offended nearly everyone that day and William Romaine was invited to never preach...

The Visible Churches Warned: JC Ryle

The Visible Churches Warned: JC Ryle

The Visible Churches Warned By JC Ryle 2. I ask my readers to observe that in every epistle the Lord Jesus says, 'I know your works'. That repeated expression is very striking. It is not for nothing that we read these words seven times over. To one church the Lord...

Evangelical Theological College of Asia

Evangelical Theological College of Asia

Evangelical Theological College of Asia Have you ever wondered if there was a sound reformed theological training institution in Asia?  The Evangelical Theological College of Asia is just such a school.  It is located in Singapore and its faculty are mostly from...

COLUMNIST

Happy Radbertus Day! by Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins: John Day & Foxe’s Book

John Day & Foxe’s Book By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins John Day was the foremost printer/publisher of the English Reformation. He is best known for collaborating with John Foxe in compiling and printing Actes and Monuments of These Latter and Perillous Dayes...

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Pilgrim’s Process by the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon

Pilgrim’s Process by the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon

Pilgrim’s Process Broken Hearts We all like to feel good about ourselves. Indeed there is a popular school of thought which suggests that the thing which most holds us back in life is ‘low self-esteem.’ When this outlook is accepted, the Christian message is adapted...

Has the Sun Set on the Lambeth Conference?

Has the Sun Set on the Lambeth Conference?

Has the Sun Set on the Last Lambeth Conference? By Susie Leafe The buses are lined up, 650 bishops and their spouses are wheeling their bags across the campus, and the journey home begins.  Flags have been folded and over the next few days, security fences, marquees...

EDITORIALS

“Unbiblical” Archbishops?

“Unbiblical” Archbishops?

Editorial “Unbiblical” Archbishops? The Most Revd and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury does not have an easy job.  He is the Primus inter pares of the Anglican Communion.  We are now told that means 85,000,000 people look to him as the first...

Editorial:  The Queen’s Treasure

Editorial: The Queen’s Treasure

The Queen’s Treasure As Nation and Commonwealth celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, we will inevitably see pictures and footage of Coronation Day sixty-nine years this month. Those who remember it may marvel at how...

Editorial:  Necessary for These Times

Editorial: Necessary for These Times

Necessary for These Times The last editorial generated much discussion about its opinion that the Caleb Clergy Stream was not suited for purpose.  Some cheered whilst others jeered. We still maintain that it is a manifestly bad idea; however might there be a way of...

LETTERS

Letter: Scottish Family Party and Islam

Letter: Scottish Family Party and Islam

Letter to the Editor Scottish Family Party and Islam Dear Sir, The Scottish Family Party (SFP) take a valiant stand on family issues.  But recently, a seriously controversial video was aired by them featuring a Muslim woman defending Islam as a religion of tolerance...

Letter to the Editor: Pastor Sherwood’s Trial

Letter to the Editor: Pastor Sherwood’s Trial

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:             Pastor Sherwood’s Trial                         Dear Sir,        "Whatever was the criminal trial of Pastor John Sherwood all about?" Having examined my 6 pages of trial transcript it clearly shows there was an attempt to make...

Letter: The Abolition of Female Bishops?

Letter: The Abolition of Female Bishops?

Letter to the Editor The Abolition of Female Bishops? Dear Sir, Following the revelation at General Synod that there is no official definition of a woman, surely a Synod member could ask a further question, namely, ‘How many women bishops have served in the Church of...

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Prayers for Archbishop Mbanda

Prayers for Archbishop Mbanda

Letter to the Editor Prayers for Archbishop Mbanda Dear Editor, Thoughts and prayers to Archbishop Laurent Mbanda, the Primate of Rwanda. For his support of the UK Government’s immigration policy he has been branded ‘immoral’ by the House of Bishops, led by Archbishop...

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170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love

170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love

170 Bishops Affirm “Holiness” of Same-Sex Love 170 bishops from within the Anglican Communion signed a document supporting same-sex marriage and other issues promulgated by the LGBT community.  This means 480 of those bishops in attendance did not sign.  Over three...

Letter: The Abolition of Female Bishops?

Letter: The Abolition of Female Bishops?

Letter to the Editor The Abolition of Female Bishops? Dear Sir, Following the revelation at General Synod that there is no official definition of a woman, surely a Synod member could ask a further question, namely, ‘How many women bishops have served in the Church of...

Margrave’s Letter to Justin Welby

Margrave’s Letter to Justin Welby

Margrave’s Letter to Archbishop Welby 26 July 2022 Dear Justin Welby, At July's Synod you answered a question I put to you, by telling me the most important role of members of General Synod is accountability of Bishops and our institutions.  In removing the...

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022

Bishop of the Arctic on Lambeth 2022 David Parsons, the Bishop of the Arctic in the Anglican Church in Canada was one of the few Canadian bishops to not support the revisionist line at Lambeth 2022. Despite struggling with a bout of Covid contracted after his arrival...

Has the Sun Set on the Lambeth Conference?

Has the Sun Set on the Lambeth Conference?

Has the Sun Set on the Last Lambeth Conference? By Susie Leafe The buses are lined up, 650 bishops and their spouses are wheeling their bags across the campus, and the journey home begins.  Flags have been folded and over the next few days, security fences, marquees...

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Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference

Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference

Christ’s Mission for the Church  Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 Conference Westminster Presbyterian Seminary’s 2022 conference has been scheduled for 20 — 22 October.  Located in Newcastle, the conference will feature presentations by Alistair Begg, Simon...

Chuck Collins:  John Day & Foxe’s Book

Chuck Collins: John Day & Foxe’s Book

John Day & Foxe’s Book By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins John Day was the foremost printer/publisher of the English Reformation. He is best known for collaborating with John Foxe in compiling and printing Actes and Monuments of These Latter and Perillous Dayes...