frgavin on December 8th, 2014

Gay marriage and the death of freedom Rather than striking a blow for individual liberties, the dogma of gay marriage is stifling them/> By Brendan O’Neill http://www.spectator.co.uk/ Has there ever been a sweeter-sounding, more goosebump-inducing phrase than ‘Freedom to marry’? Everyone likes freedom (even illiberal politicians pay lip service to liberty), and who doesn’t love […]

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frgavin on December 8th, 2014

WATCH is disappointed to read that the Church of England is set to appoint a Bishop based predominantly on a narrow theology of ‘Headship’ (ie. a Conservative Evangelical who believes only men should be in positions of overall leadership). Evangelicalism has long been a much broader tradition than one defined by its position on the […]

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 They are not an ecumenical partner — yet, he says By David W. Virtue DD www.virtueonline.org The Anglican Church of Canada’s coordinator for ecumenical and interfaith relations blasted the Anglican Church in North America for failing to repent of its “scandalous contradictions” over divisions in the Communion, and called on the leaders of the ACNA […]

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frgavin on December 4th, 2014

  1. Advent Bible Reading Plans Scripture Union USA: ‘Take The Essential Journey to Bethlehem this Advent’ – Spend just a few minutes each day following the Bible’s story of Jesus’ birth http://www.scriptureunion.org/journey%20to%20bethlehem The Dawning of Indestructable Joy: Daily Readings for Advent – John Piper – free download http://www.desiringgod.org/books/the-dawning-of-indestructible-joy and he has daily devotionals http://solidjoys.desiringgod.org/en/ […]

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frgavin on December 4th, 2014

Dec 3, 2014 From Core  Issues Trust: This week sees a return to parliament of the Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Regulation) Bill 2014-2015, presented by MP Geraint Davies and supported by a range of politicians. The Bill attempts to reflect a similar pattern in the USA. Yesterday the Washington D.C. Council banned therapy wrongly termed ‘conversion’ therapy for […]

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frgavin on December 4th, 2014

Is the High Church the Christianity of the future? By GRACY OLMSTEAD http://www.theamericanconservative.com/ America’s youth are leaving churches in droves. One in four young adults choose “unaffiliated” when asked about their religion, according to a 2012 Public Religion Research Institute poll, and 55 percent of those unaffiliated youth once had a religious identification when they […]

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How the Nineteenth Century Anglo-Catholic Bishop of Tasmania Rid His Diocese of Evangelicals By Robin Jordan ANGLICANS ABLAZE http://anglicansablaze.blogspot.com/ Fourth year Bachelor of Divinity students at Moore Theological College are given the opportunity to research and write a 6000-word essay in Church History on some aspect of Evangelicalism in Australia or Britain after 1600. Encouraged […]

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