Monthly Archives: October 2018

C.of E. Response to UK Gender Recognition Act

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act – Government Consultation. A Response from the Church of England. We have read with interest the consultation document concerning the Gender Recognition Act (2004) and note that the Minister is particularly interested in hearing from (inter … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Looking for God in Messy Places – Bishop Jake

As October gives way to November this year, my life’s odometer will have rolled over to sixty-one. Turning sixty-one marks no significant milestone for me. To be honest, none of the usual big birthdays—the new decades like 40 or 50 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Affirming Evangelical Bishops’ Response

Retired bishops rebuff letter from fellow Evangelical bishops that warned of schism over marriage byA STAFF REPORTER 18 OCTOBER 2018   OPERATION NOAH The Rt Revd David Atkinson TWO retired bishops, both Evangelicals, have criticised a letter from 11 serving bishops that hinted at a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Talking of the evangelical bishops letter

Talking of the evangelical bishops letter This is an excellent reflection, by Andrew Lightbown, on the recent publication of a Letter from 11 conservative Evangelical Bishops of the Church of England, protesting against any movement by the Church of England … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | 2 Comments

SSM and Scripture – An Affirming Evangelical View

Same sex marriage and Scripture: An affirming evangelical view David Gillett Tue 16 Oct 2018 14:00 BST – ‘CHRISTIAN TODAY’ A group of 11 evangelical bishops has recently written a letter  asking for no change or development in our understanding of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

LGBTI Mission calls for Transparency in the C.of E.

LGBTI Mission calls for leaders to speak up October 17, 2018 lgbtmission Urgent need for church leaders seeking inclusion to speak up, following letter from bishops of the Church of England Evangelical Council A recent letter from eleven Church of England bishops … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Canonisation of Oscar Romero & Pope Paul VI

Sainting Romero and Paul VI, Francis says: no ‘half measures’ to holiness Oct 14, 2018 by Joshua J. McElwee, Heidi Schlumpf – National Catholic Reporter The banners of new saints Oscar Romero and Paul VI hang from the facade of St. Peter’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment