Monthly Archives: May 2014

Prophetic Word finds fulfillment in recent Anglican Bishops’ Meeting

Anglican Bishops in Dialogue agree with Preludium’s 2006 statement. Nice to see that eight years afterPreludium posted “Not a Worldwide Church, but a Fellowship”, Anglican Bishops in Dialogue issued a “testimony” concerning their journey toward reconciliation, agreeing.The Dialogue Testimony included this … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE WE DOING? I Corinthians 11:23-32 By Ted Schroder, June 1, 2014 When we gather together around the Lord’s Table, what are we doing? Why is it so important to break bread and drink the wine as Jesus commanded … Continue reading

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Financial advice to be available in church

The Archbishop of Canterbury is backing the campaign to support credit unions Continue reading the main story Payday loans Payday lender leaves the market New law to cap payday loan costs Miliband: Ban children’s TV loan ads Wonga says most … Continue reading

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Traditionalist Chichester diocese votes for women package

by Madeleine Davies – ‘CHURCH TIMES’ Posted: 23 May 2014 @ 12:22 DIOCESE OF YORK Twenty years on: women priests gathered for a service in York Minster last Saturday, to mark 20 years of women’s priestly ministry A SERVICE at Chichester Cathedral … Continue reading

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The Tablet – A Lesson in Mercy & Maturity on Gay Relationshops

From the editor’s desk – ‘The Tablet’ A lesson in mercy and maturity 22 May 2014 The Catholic bishops of England and Wales have defended the right of gay Catholics to remain in civil partnerships. They have told the Government … Continue reading

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Church of Scotland rejects biblicist position on sex and marriage

Posted: 21 May 2014 10:02 AM PDT – ‘What’s in Kelvin’s Head’  It is going to be important not to underestimate the significance of the votes in the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland today. A last ditch attempt was … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Court Removes Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Pennsylvania in on Marriage Equality BuzzFeed reports that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett will not be appealing Tuesday’s ruling bringing marriage equality to the Keystone State: “I have thoroughly reviewed Judge Jones’ opinion in theWhitewood case,” Corbett said in a statement Wednesday. … Continue reading

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C.of E. House of Bishops Meeting : 19 & 20 May 2014

House of Bishops Statement 20 May 2014 The House of Bishops of the Church of England met at Bishopthorpe Palace in York on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th May 2014. In a wide ranging agenda the House discussed issues including: the progress … Continue reading

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‘TAONGA’ Report on ACANZP General Synod Debate

Way forward on same-gender blessings General Synod passes a resolution that will create a pathway towards the blessing of same-gender relationships, while upholding the traditional doctrine of marriage. • The full text of the General Synod resolution  • The Archbishops’ pastoral … Continue reading

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Challenges to ABC’s Denunciation of Homophobia

Deborah Orr has written at Cif that The Church of England is homophobic, despite Justin Welby’s trendy-vicar act …Presumably, he thinks “homophobia” is being personally rude and aggressive to gay people because they are gay, but that asking them to kindly observe the “heterosexuals … Continue reading

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