Monthly Archives: February 2015

‘ACCEPTING EVANGELICALS’ : Good Disagreement on Gender & Sexuality

Welcome to Accepting Evangelicals Patrons:  Rev Steve Chalke, Rt Rev David Gillett, Vicky Beeching, Rev Ruth Gouldbourne, Jeremy Marks, Professor Sophie Grace Chappell, Jayne Ozanne ________________________________________________________________________ Latest … Check out our new Web section – Good Disagreement. David Ison  – Dean of … Continue reading

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Dean of Saint Paul’s : Church needs to consider Same-Sex Marriage

Dean of St Paul’s David Ison calls on CofE to consider gay marriage Ruth Gledhill 27 February 2015 The Dean of St Paul’s has called for the Church of England to consider what accepting same-sex marriage would mean for the … Continue reading

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Rebellion in the Southwark Diocese – from Sola Scriptura

 – 9 February [CofE] BREAKING: The Southwark Declaration The following has been distributed this morning to sympathetic parishes in Southwark Diocese and beyond for affirmation. Southwark has been gripped in a growing standoff between the bishop and his evangelical parishes … Continue reading

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++Rowan Williams’ Answer to a Child’s Question about God

Rowan Williams: a letter to a six-year-old Apropos the theology of Rowan Williams, I was quite touched by a news story in The Telegraph. A six-year-old Scottish girl named Lulu wrote a letter to God: “To God, How did you … Continue reading

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The Coptic Martyrs – Stations of the Cross

Pray for those who persecute you 19 February 2015 by Bishop Angaelos – The Tablet –  The recent unprovoked and targeted murder of Coptic Christians in Libya has shocked many people around the world and caused immense sorrow and pain … Continue reading

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HOMILY for LENT I – 8am – Saint Michael & All Angels, Christchurch

LENT 1 – 2015 – SERMON – Sunday 22/02/15 – SMAA, Christchurch Genesis 9: 8-17            1 Peter 3:18-22            MARK 1:9-15 The Lectionary Readings, which have been agreed to by both Anglican and Roman Catholic Churches around the world, have this … Continue reading

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The Tablet – up-date on Reform by Pope Francis

Root and branch reformer 19 February 2015 by Christopher Lamb – ‘The Tablet’ –  The recent consistory in Rome, which saw Pope Francis create 15 new cardinal-electors from every corner of the world, marked another significant moment in his reform of … Continue reading

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