Monthly Archives: September 2016

Compassion & The Church

I‘m the gay son of a preacher man. When I came out to Dad, he was perfect Chris Godfrey It is possible to embrace both religion and homosexuality. My late father’s faith taught him to love people unconditionally – and … Continue reading

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Feast of St.Michael & All Angels

Michaelmas and the transfigured imagination The diabolical way of seeing things is to see absolutely everything in terms of you. The devils can only think of the world as something for them. They are constantly attempting to control and contain … Continue reading

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“The Birth Pangs of This Present Age”

Originally posted on Spiritual Friendship:
Yesterday I spoke in chapel at Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky. Here’s what I said: In a few more weeks, at the end of November, those of us who worship in more high church or…

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Bishops’ Reflection Group: Church Times leader

Sunday, 25 September 2016 The Church Times has a leader this week which discusses the Bishops’ Reflection Group on Human Sexuality. This is titled An unenviable task. Do please read it in full. The two concluding paragraphs: …It is always … Continue reading

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In Historic First, Belgian Bishop Calls Church to Bless Lesbian & Gay Couples

Originally posted on Bondings 2.0:
For the first time in known history, a Roman Catholic bishop has explicitly called for the Church to recognize and bless committed same-gender relationships.   New Ways Ministry strongly applauds this bold and courageous move. Bishop…

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AMiE : Gafcon Mission in England

Anglican ‘Church’ For Conservative Christians Launches Mission In England Ruth Gledhill ‘CHRISTIAN TODAY’ CONTRIBUTING EDITOR 23 September 2016 The Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) sets out its goal of planting 25 new churches by 2025 and 250 by 2050 in a … Continue reading

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Church: Inclusive or Death-dealing

Inclusive Church Click to zoom Published: 19 September 2016 Revd Nick Bundock shares his church’s journey to being an Inclusive Church, born out of tragic circumstances. ‘Lizzie Lowe took her own life in a forgotten patch of farmland behind the … Continue reading

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