frgavin on March 29th, 2012

Three years ago the congregation I serve, Good Shepherd in Binghamton New York, was forced to relocate. We moved into a much larger, newer, nicer facility located, ironically, about a block away from a government housing project called Saratoga Heights which is perhaps the lowest income, highest crime neighborhood in the city. Since then, a […]

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This week  (March 26-30) Anglican International Development and St Helens Church Bishopsgate are holding a week of Bible Teaching in Juba Cathedral for 50 pastors. One of the needs expressed was that many pastors do not have a Bible in the Bari language. These are available from Nairobi for £5 sterling each.  They are needed […]

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frgavin on March 27th, 2012

Dear Friends, Even at 6.30a.m. it is amazing what an experience driving to church on a Sunday morning can be!  Apart from having to allow an extra 1/2 hour or 1 hour (depending on how late in the morning you are), there are check points galore, and probably even more completely closed roads.  But I, […]

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frgavin on March 25th, 2012

By Mary Eberstadt, Wall Street Journal Spring came early to most of the 50 states this year—and with it, at least in the political fields, the usual crop of mixed truths, untruths, and wildly growing falsehoods. Let’s yank up one of those weeds for a little inspection: the idea that a national “war on women” […]

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frgavin on March 25th, 2012

  By Robert J Gagnon Part 1:  What does the Bible actually say about “gay marriage”? That question is the title of a a recent op-ed piece in the Huffington Post written by Lee Jefferson, a visiting assistant professor of religion at Centre College. According to Jefferson the answer is: “Nothing,” or at least “Nothing negative.” […]

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frgavin on March 23rd, 2012

Chris Sugden  Evangelicals Now  April 2012 During the emergency debate on Nigeria in General Synod on February 8th, Anglicans in Nigeria were listening in on the internet.  After the debate I received a text saying they were in tears at the expression of support, concern and prayer in the Synod debate.  Archbishop Sentamu had said […]

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More than 200 delegates from 30 Provinces of the Anglican Communion will gather in London in April to build on the work of the GAFCON conference in Jerusalem and in the words of the organisers to ‘help turn the present crisis moment into a visionary future’. The leaders are clergy and laity, men and women […]

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