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Letter to the Editor: Response to the Last Editorial

Letter to the Editor Response to Last Edition’s Editorial Dear Editor, Thank you very much for your Christian charity and spirited editorial, Friday 8th October 2021, ( E.C. No.8090).  Also thanks are due to you for reprinting so much excellent reformed evangelical...

Letter to the Editor: The Murder of Sir David Amess

Murder of Sir David Amess Dear Editor, I grieve at the loss of a friend and former Party colleague Sir David Amess, MP who was murdered in an increasingly dangerous world. In the 70s I worked with David in the Young Conservatives before he became an MP and he was...

Reformation Sunday Advert

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:                        15 October 2021. My ‘Advert’ titled “Reformation Sunday 31 October” said, “The Church of England should still celebrate this 500th year since Martin Luther declared at the ‘Diet of Worms’ in 1521, “Here I stand. God help...

Leicester Diocese Illogical

Letter to the Editor Leicester Diocese Illogical   Sir, Leicester Diocese’s decision on 9 October to replace its traditional Parishes with ‘Minsters' is both spiritually and financially illogical.  The Church of England’s own growth report ‘From Anecdote to...

Barnabas Fund Reports: Turkey Escalates Airstrikes Against Christians in Syria & Iraq

Barnabas Fund Reports Turkey Escalating Airstrikes Against Christians and other Minorities in Syria and Iraq Turkey has escalated a supposedly anti-terrorist military campaign in Syria and Iraq which appears to be targeting Christians and other minorities. A spate of...

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Gospel-Driven Anglicanism Part 4

Should I Stay or Should I Go? By the Revd Dr Mark Pickles Part 4 Gedaliah is appointed governor and we read that Jeremiah purposely chooses to live amongst “those of the poorest of the land who had not been taken into exile in Babylon” (40:7). Things have taken a turn...

466th Anniversary of the Martyrdoms of Latimer & Ridley

466th Anniversary of the Martyrdoms of Latimer & Ridley Saturday, 16 October marked the 466th anniversary of the martyrdoms of Bishops Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley.   They were burned at the stake after being found guilty of heresy due to their refusal to...

Clive West Memorial Trust Lecture: John Yates III to Speak

Clive West Memorial Trust Lecture  Revd Dr John Yates III to Speak The annual Clive West Memorial Lecture will be held on Thursday, 11 November at 19:30 at St Nicholas’ Church, Lisburn Road in Belfast.  This year’s speaker is the Revd Dr John Yates III, Rector of Holy...

Book Review: Bleeding for Jesus

Bleeding for Jesus John Smyth and the cult of the Iwerne Camps Andrew Graystone Darton, Longman and Todd, 2021 (ISBN: 9781913657123, 250pp, £12.99) This book is the latest instalment of a long-running tragedy. It comes six years after the author was first made aware...

School Pupils Across the Country Memorise Passages from BCP for £1,000 Prize

School Pupils Across the Country  Memorise Book of Common Prayer Passages  £1,000 Prize for Winner By Tim Stanley Hundreds of school pupils across the country are busy this term studying prayers and readings from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer in a bid to win a prize...
Formularies for What? Part 2

Formularies for What? Part 2

Formularies for What?  Part 2 By Chuck Collins The 1662 Book of Common Prayer The next historic formulary of Anglicanism is the 1662 edition of the Book of Common Prayer, the recognised standard for worship and theology in the Anglican Communion today and throughout...

San Marino Voted to Legalise Abortion

San Marino Voted to Legalise Abortion

The BBC Reports San Marino Has Voted to Legalise Abortion With all referendum polls counted, around 77% of voters backed the decision, while nearly 23% said no. With the results in, Interior Minister Elena Tonnini has called on parliament to translate the result into...

Bishop John Shelby Spong Dead at 90

Bishop John Shelby Spong Dead at 90

Bishop John Shelby Spong Dead at 90 Former bishop of the Diocese of Newark in The Episcopal Church, John Shelby Spong died on 12 September.  He was ninety years of age. Spong, known for his rude manner and ability to self publicise his heretical beliefs, had retired...

St Vincent Update & Information

St Vincent Update & Information

St Vincent Update & Information Bishop Leopold Friday, Bishop of the Diocese of the Windward Islands in the West Indies, wrote to thank everyone for their contributions to the relief of the people in St Vincent after the eruption of the Soufriere volcano.  The...

Messianic Believers in Israel Celebrate

Messianic Believers in Israel Celebrate

Messianic Believers In Israel Celebrate Court Ruling Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled to grant tax-deductible donation status to a not-for-profit organisation of Messianic Jews. The organisation, Yachad, runs a congregation of Messianic believers (Jewish followers of...

The Dutch Correspondent:  Alexander de Lange

The Dutch Correspondent: Alexander de Lange

From the Dutch Correspondent Alexander de Lange   The Christian Reformed Church in the Netherlands, not to be confused with the Christian Reformed Church in North America, had her synod in June. The Christian Reformed Church has her origin in the secession from...

Volcanic Eruption in Congo

Volcanic Eruption in Congo

Volcanic Eruption in Congo Mount Nyiragongo volcano erupted near the city of Goma in Eastern DR Congo on 22 May.  A lake of molten lava spilled down its side and flowed towards the city. An immediate needs assessment by the Anglican Diocese of Goma development team...

New Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel

New Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel

New Archbishop of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel “I gladly trust in Jesus.” The Dean of Sydney, the Very Reverend Kanishka Raffel, has been elected as Archbishop of Sydney, the first person from a non-European background to hold the position. He’s the 13th leader of the...

St Vincent Update

St Vincent Update

The West Indian island nation of St Vincent & the Grenadines is still struggling with the aftermath of a series of eruptions from the La Soufriere volcano that began 9 April. Twenty-thousand residents have been displaced by the disaster. Things have become more...

Dutch Correspondent – April 2021

Dutch Correspondent – April 2021

The Reformed Daily has her Fiftieth Anniversary In 1966 five men came together. They wanted to commence a Reformed newspaper. Media were critical about the conservative part of the nation and even Christian newspapers were losing their Christian identity. It seemed...

Leprosy Mission

Leprosy Mission

Leprosy Mission The Unconditional Appeal Dame Darcey Bussell is championing a new campaign which sees churches build Hubs of Hope to help rid Mozambique of leprosy. As a result, Darcey is championing The Leprosy Mission’s new effort called The Unconditional Appeal....

Center for Reformation Anglicanism

Center for Reformation Anglicanism

Center For Reformation Anglicanism Formed in the USA A new group has formed in the USA to highlight the theology of the English Reformation.  Calling itself, the Center for Reformation Anglicanism, the organisation is clearly reformed and Protestant.  Its Executive...

Dutch Correspondent

Dutch Correspondent

On 21 February a terrible thing  happened. Somebody in Amsterdam heard a baby crying in an underground rubbish container. The police were alarmed and the baby could be saved. The baby was taken to hospital and is situation is stable. Later the parents, both seventeen,...

Dennis Canon Over-ruled

Dennis Canon Over-ruled

AS Haley from the Anglican Curmudgeon Reports On 22 February the Supreme Court of the US (SCOTUS) denied a writ of certiorari made on behalf of two groups loyal to the Episcopal Church USA in a long running legal battle over the properties of the Diocese of Fort...

Chick-fil-A bonds are tight

Chick-fil-A bonds are tight

SARAH TAYLOR February 09, 2021 A 17-year-old Chick-fil-A employee won a new car during a company Christmas raffle, but gave it to her friend and co-worker who commuted to the job on a regular basis on a big way. What are the details? According to Today, 17-year-old...