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Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures Anglican Alphabetti Spaghetti A dummies guide to the plethora of organisations and acronyms linked to faithful Anglicans in the UK and Europe. I once spent some time around military personel.  Everything had its own TLA (Three Letter Acronym) right...

Canterbury Tales: Favourite Bible Stories Retold by Archbishop Justin Welby

Canterbury Tales Favourite Bible stories retold by Archbishop Justin Welby The Good Samaritan A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead, halfway...

Anglican Mission in England Elects Two Suffragan Bishops

Anglican Mission in England Elects Two Suffragan Bishops The Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) met in Synod on 18 June.  While there, they elected two suffragan bishops to aid Bishop Andy Lines in providing episcopal oversight for the overall work.  Bishop Lines also...

Pride Flags Causing Conflict at Christian School

Pride Flags Cause Conflict at Christian School Conflict has broken out in a Christian school in Oxfordshire over the display of “Pride” flags. The institution in question is Kingham Hill School.  The same Trust (Kingham Hill Trust) oversees Oak Hill College, an...

Prayer Book Society Raising Funds to Put BCPs in the Hands of Choristers

Prayer Book Society Raising Funds to Put BCPs in the Hands of Choristers The Prayer Book Society, which will soon celebrate its 50th Anniversary, is raising funds to put a special edition BCP into the hands of junior choristers around the nation.   The idea came to...

Book Review: Reimagining Britain by Justin Welby

Reimagining Britain Foundations for Hope Justin Welby Bloomsbury, 2018, new edn. 2021 (ISBN: 978-1-4729-8497-5, 322pp, £12.99) The Archbishop of Canterbury has made several notable political interventions recently, including over ‘partygate’ and the Rwanda deportation...

Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins June 16, 1607 was the birthday of Anglicanism in America. On this day Captain John Smith and 104 others celebrated the Lord’s Supper when they arrived safely in Jamestown, Virginia. Jamestown was the...

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...

New Bishop-elect for the Diocese of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory

Church of Ireland News New Bishop Elected for Cashel, Ferns & Ossory The Church of Ireland diocese of Cashel, Ferns, and Ossory now has a bishop-elect.  The Venerable Adrian Wilkinson, Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne, and Ross was elected to succeed the Rt Revd Michael...

Editorial: Lessons to be Learned from the American Pro-Life Movement

Editorial Lessons to be Learned from American Pro-Life Movement Friday, 24 June 2022, the Feast of St John the Baptist, will be a date which will live in infamy amongst the supporters of abortion.  On that date, the US Supreme Court, overturned the precedent set by...

Banner of Truth Conference 2022

Banner of Truth Conference 2022 By Peter Sanlon Banner of Truth’s Ministers’ Conference gathered afresh after a two year hiatus. Over 200 ministers from not only the UK but Europe, Africa, Canada and Australia gathered in Staffordshire to enjoy four days of fellowship...
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...

Sikhs Encouraged to Get Weapons Training

Sikhs Encouraged to Get Weapons Training

Sikhs Encouraged to Get Weapons Training Spread of Christianity in Punjab Seen As Threat Giani Harpreet Singh, acting head of the Akal Takht (highest authority within Sikhism), has called on Sikhs in Punjab to receive weapons training due to the advance of...

Massacre at Whit Sunday Service in Nigeria

Massacre at Whit Sunday Service in Nigeria

Massacre at Whit Sunday Service in Nigeria The Roman Catholic Diocese of Owo located in Ondo State, Nigeria reports that a Whit Sunday massacre at St Francis’ Church saw at least 40 parishioners killed by gunmen.  Later reports say that at least two men have been...

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Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland Synod Meets

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland Synod Meets

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland Synod Meets Holds Service of Covenant Renewal The Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland had its 211th Synod meeting June 13-15 at the Armagh City Hotel, Co. Armagh in Northern Ireland.  The Synod concluded with a Service of...

US Supreme Court Overrules Roe vs Wade

US Supreme Court Overrules Roe vs Wade

US Supreme Court Overrules Roe vs Wade As expected, the US Supreme Court overruled the 1973 Roe vs Wade decision. The 6-3 ruling was announced on Friday 24 June.  Rather than completely banning abortion in the US, the ruling puts the responsibility for abortion...

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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...

English Churchman Story Draws Protest from Anglican Communion Office

English Churchman Story Draws Protest from Anglican Communion Office

English Churchman Story Draws Protest from Anglican Communion Office The front page story in the last edition regarding press access to the upcoming Lambeth Conference prompted a Letter to the Editor and a press release in protest from the Anglican Communion Office....

Judge Issues Clear Judgment on Rustat Memorial Question at Cambridge

Judge Issues Clear Judgment on Rustat Memorial Question at Cambridge The Worshipful David Hodge QC, Deputy Chancellor for the Diocese of Ely has rendered a very clear and carefully nuanced judgement in regard to the Tobias Rustat Memorial controversy at Jesus College...

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Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures Anglican Alphabetti Spaghetti A dummies guide to the plethora of organisations and acronyms linked to faithful Anglicans in the UK and Europe. I once spent some time around military personel.  Everything had its own TLA (Three Letter Acronym) right...

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Pilgrim’s Process: For Life

Pilgrim’s Process: For Life

Pilgrim’s Process By the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon For Life With a quarter of all pregnancies in the UK ending in abortion, the reversal of Roe v Wade by America’s supreme court ought to give all in our country pause for thought. Considerable support for abortion has been...

INTERNATIONAL

Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins June 16, 1607 was the birthday of Anglicanism in America. On this day Captain John Smith and 104 others celebrated the Lord’s Supper when they arrived safely in Jamestown, Virginia. Jamestown was the...

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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...

US Supreme Court Overrules Roe vs Wade

US Supreme Court Overrules Roe vs Wade

US Supreme Court Overrules Roe vs Wade As expected, the US Supreme Court overruled the 1973 Roe vs Wade decision. The 6-3 ruling was announced on Friday 24 June.  Rather than completely banning abortion in the US, the ruling puts the responsibility for abortion...

Letter from Kyiv after 100 Days of War

Letter from Kyiv after 100 Days of War

Letter from Kyiv Churchwarden from Christ Church Gives Update after 100 Days of War By Christina Laschenko, Church Warden Warmest greetings from the war-torn Kyiv. Today we mark a horrible date: 100 days of the Russian-Ukrainian war. For 100 days now the people of...

Sikhs Encouraged to Get Weapons Training

Sikhs Encouraged to Get Weapons Training

Sikhs Encouraged to Get Weapons Training Spread of Christianity in Punjab Seen As Threat Giani Harpreet Singh, acting head of the Akal Takht (highest authority within Sikhism), has called on Sikhs in Punjab to receive weapons training due to the advance of...

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...

When a nation prays

When a nation prays

Pastor Peter Simpson Minister of Penn Free Methodist Church www.realchristianity.org or jacqui.langston@btinternet.com 2021 156 (including references) pbk £6:75 or £18:25 for 3 copies (both prices include p&p)   World War Two has been examined from almost...

CHURCH OF ENGLAND

Pride Flags Causing Conflict at Christian School

Pride Flags Causing Conflict at Christian School

Pride Flags Cause Conflict at Christian School Conflict has broken out in a Christian school in Oxfordshire over the display of “Pride” flags. The institution in question is Kingham Hill School.  The same Trust (Kingham Hill Trust) oversees Oak Hill College, an...

Book Review: Reimagining Britain by Justin Welby

Book Review: Reimagining Britain by Justin Welby

Reimagining Britain Foundations for Hope Justin Welby Bloomsbury, 2018, new edn. 2021 (ISBN: 978-1-4729-8497-5, 322pp, £12.99) The Archbishop of Canterbury has made several notable political interventions recently, including over ‘partygate’ and the Rwanda deportation...

Screwtape Proposes a Memo Regarding Candidates for Ordination

Screwtape Proposes a Memo Regarding Candidates for Ordination

Screwtape Proposes a Memo Regarding Candidates for Ordination From Honour Broadroad, Bishops’ Advisor on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: For a number of years the Church of England has had an effective and proper policy on identifying political affiliations which...

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

Birthday of Anglicanism in America

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

Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures Anglican Alphabetti Spaghetti A dummies guide to the plethora of organisations and acronyms linked to faithful Anglicans in the UK and Europe. I once spent some time around military personel.  Everything had its own TLA (Three Letter Acronym) right...

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Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America

Birthday of Anglicanism in America By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins June 16, 1607 was the birthday of Anglicanism in America. On this day Captain John Smith and 104 others celebrated the Lord’s Supper when they arrived safely in Jamestown, Virginia. Jamestown was the...

Pilgrim’s Process: For Life

Pilgrim’s Process: For Life

Pilgrim’s Process By the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon For Life With a quarter of all pregnancies in the UK ending in abortion, the reversal of Roe v Wade by America’s supreme court ought to give all in our country pause for thought. Considerable support for abortion has been...

Anglican Futures: Learning from Moses

Anglican Futures: Learning from Moses

Anglican Futures Learning from Moses There are few if any experiences that better define Christian discipleship than accepting powerlessness. Only newborns come into The Kingdom and only little children inhabit it.  Helplessness in the face of sin, foolishness in the...

The Mad Nun of Kent

The Mad Nun of Kent

The Mad Nun of Kent By the Revd Canon Chuck Collins “God Told Me …” "God told me..." is a sure way to get what you want anyway and a tool for manipulating people from time immemorial. Who can argue against God?  Elizabeth Barton, known as the “Mad Nun of Kent,” was...

Pilgrim’s Process: “How Long, Daddy?”

Pilgrim’s Process: “How Long, Daddy?”

Pilgrim’s Process “How Long, Daddy?” By the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon “How long, daddy?” It's a common question on car journeys. When my children were younger I used to try to help them understand lengths of time by measuring it out for them in terms of how many episodes...

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...

Editorial:  Via Media?

Editorial: Via Media?

Editorial Via Media?   Can there be anything more injurious to a free and democratic society than censorship of the press?  It is shocking therefore to read the following in the Media information for the 2022 Lambeth Conference: “The Lambeth Conference reserves...

LETTERS

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...

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...

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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...

Pilgrim’s Process: For Life

Pilgrim’s Process: For Life

Pilgrim’s Process By the Revd Dr Peter Sanlon For Life With a quarter of all pregnancies in the UK ending in abortion, the reversal of Roe v Wade by America’s supreme court ought to give all in our country pause for thought. Considerable support for abortion has been...

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland Synod Meets

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland Synod Meets

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland Synod Meets Holds Service of Covenant Renewal The Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland had its 211th Synod meeting June 13-15 at the Armagh City Hotel, Co. Armagh in Northern Ireland.  The Synod concluded with a Service of...

Revd Jon Scamman Appointed New CEO of CPAS

Revd Jon Scamman Appointed New CEO of CPAS

The Revd Jon Scamman Appointed as New CEO at CPAS The Rev Jon Scamman, vicar of St Thomas’ Lancaster, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer at CPAS, the Anglican evangelical mission agency. The Rt Rev Mark Tanner, Bishop of Chester and the Chair of the...

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Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures: Anglican Alphabet Spaghetti

Anglican Futures Anglican Alphabetti Spaghetti A dummies guide to the plethora of organisations and acronyms linked to faithful Anglicans in the UK and Europe. I once spent some time around military personel.  Everything had its own TLA (Three Letter Acronym) right...