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Director of Church Society Calls on Christians to Take Courage

Director of Church Society Calls on Christians to Take Courage The Revd Dr Lee Gatiss, Director of Church Society, has called on all Christians to take courage in the fight for Christian orthodoxy within the Church of England.   In his essay in the Winter 2022 edition...

Barnabas Fund Report: Help Save Lives of Persecuted Christians in Myanmar

Barnabas Fund Reports Save lives of persecuted Christians in Myanmar 7 January 2022 “I don’t know if this poor family would still be alive without help,” said one of our project partners this week. She was talking about 33-year-old “Pah” and her children, one of many...

Gospel-Driven Anglicanism: Towards a Strategy by Mark Pickles

Gospel-Driven Anglicanism Towards a Strategy By Mark Pickles “The word ‘earnestly’ is significant, the situation is so urgent, the need so great, so we need to pray, but to pray with focussed persistence and intent so that more labourers might be raised up. “All...

Christian Nurse Fired for Wearing a Cross Necklace Wins Employment Case

Christian Nurse Fired for Wearing a Cross Necklace Wins Employment Case   Mary Onuoha, a former NHS nurse, won her claim of constructive dismissal after being fired for refusing to stop wearing a small gold cross she’d been given at her baptism.  Ms Onuoha is a...

Westminster Conference Report by George Curry

Westminster Conference Report By George Curry The Westminster Conference met in the Regent Hall, Oxford Street, London, on 6 and 7 December 2021. On day 1, Andrew Roycroft spoke in person on Charnock and Regeneration. The next two sessions were via zoom due to the...

Oak Hill to Host Seminar for Those Considering Ministry in the Church of England

Oak Hill to Host Seminar for Those Considering Ministry in the Church of England Oak Hill College will host a seminar for those considering ministry in the Church of England on Saturday, 29 January.  The seminar is “specifically designed to explore, engage with, and...

Pilgrim’s Process by Peter Sanlon

Pilgrim’s Process By Peter Sanlon One of the best known Bible verses tells us 'God is love.' (1 Jn. 4:8) Being loving is vital because of what the first half of that verse teaches - 'Whoever does not love does not know God.’ So on our pilgrimage we must be people who...

The Truth Will Set You Free, Book Review

The Truth Will Set You Free George Carey Isaac Publishing, Virginia, 2021 (ISBN: 9781952450136, 233pp, £24.95)   Randall Davidson pioneered the phenomenon of archiepiscopal retirement when he stepped down from Canterbury in 1928. The practice took hold and most...

What About All Those Contradictions: Chuck Collins

“All Those Contradictions” By Chuck Collins What about Anglicans and the Bible? Some say that it’s only helpful for his teaching on morality — when, in fact, Jesus’s harshest words were reserved for moralists of his day. Others say, “the Bible doesn’t condemn...

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...
Desmond Tutu: 1931 – 2021

Desmond Tutu: 1931 – 2021

Desmond Tutu 1931-2021 Desmond Tutu, former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa and fierce opponent of apartheid died on Boxing Day, 2021.   He is survived by Leah, his wife of sixty-six years, and their four children: Theresa, Trevor, Mpho, and Naomi.  He...

Packer College to Open in 2022

Packer College to Open in 2022

Packer College to Open in 2022 By Sue Careless NEXT SEPTEMBER the Anglican Network in Canada plans to launch its own theological college in St John’s, Nfld, to be called Packer College after world-renowned theologian J.I. Packer.  Dr. Packer, author of the Christian...

Death of LENORA HAMMOND

Death of LENORA HAMMOND

Lenora Hammond 1960-2021 Mrs Lenora Hammond, wife of Frontline Fellowship founder Dr Peter Hammond, died on 9 November.  She was six days short of her sixty-first birthday.  Frontline Fellowship is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. Mrs Hammond was born into a...

ACNA Gets Pro-Cathedral

ACNA Gets Pro-Cathedral

ACNA Gets Pro-Cathedral The Anglican Church in North America now has a pro-cathedral. Christ Church in Plano, Texas has been designated to serve as the provincial cathedral for the foreseeable future.  The announcement was made in a statement to the press by ACNA...

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...

Zimbabwe Bishop Arrested

Zimbabwe Bishop Arrested

Zimbabwe Bishop Arrested By George Conger The bishop and standing committee of the Diocese of Manicaland were arrested last Wednesday by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) on corruption charges.   The Rt. Rev. Erick Ruwona, Walter Majoni, Daphine...

1662 BCP Services Favoured by 35s and Under

1662 BCP Services Favoured by 35s and Under

1662 BCP Services Favoured by 35s and Under Daily services taken from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer (International Version) has a decidedly young audience profile.  Sixty-percent of those listening are 35 and younger.  This goes against the prevailing opinion of the...

GAFCON Australia

GAFCON Australia

GAFCON Australia Expresses Grief & Sadness Regarding MNA On 27 October, the Board of GAFCON Australia released one of the clearest statements regarding the defection of MNA to the Roman Catholic Church.  It did not pretend that all is was well. “The Board of...

Jerusalem Declaration Text

Jerusalem Declaration Text

Jerusalem Declaration  In June of 2008, Anglican Christians from around the world gathered in Jerusalem to meet about the problems facing the Anglican Communion.  The gathering was called the Global Anglican Futures Conference.   The conference issued a theological...

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...

The Pelagian Captivity of the Church

The Pelagian Captivity of the Church

The Pelagian Captivity of the Church By Chuck Collins The church is in Pelagian captivity! Pelagianism is the favourite heresy of evangelicals, from the moralism of the do-more and try-harder religion, to the Lordship Salvation movement (you need obedience to prop up...

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...