frgavin on January 28th, 2016

David Roseberry Before I offer my “sort of” apology to the Catechesis Task Force of the ACNA, I should start with some background. When I became a believer in the early 1970’s, it was through osmosis, in a way. I went to summer church camp. I attended church youth group. I believed in the church leaders and youth […]

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In his opening speech at the Lambeth gathering of Anglican Archbishops this week (11-15 January, 2016), the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, allegedly stated,[1] We can also paint a gloomy picture of the moral and spiritual state of Anglicanism. In all Provinces there are forms of corruption, none of us is without sin. There is […]

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frgavin on January 27th, 2016

Fr. Dwight Longenecker STANDING ON MY HEAD http://www.patheos.com/blogs/standingonmyhead/author/frdwight The recent furore in the Anglican Communion has highlighted yet again the real division in world Christianity. The division is between Christian who, for want of a better term might be called “historic” Christians and those who are “progressive” Christians. The historic Christians believe their religion is […]

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SULLIVANS ISLAND, SC: Date for Easter should not be fixed, says former Bishop of Rochester By David W. Virtue in South Carolina www.virtueonline.org The former Bishop of Rochester, the Rt. Rev. Michael Nazi Ali told a group of global Anglican leaders that he supported the call for a common date for Easter for the Eastern […]

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frgavin on January 26th, 2016

UK: Reform Should Steer Clear of Socially Marxist Vocabulary By Julian Mann Special to VIRTUEONLINE www.virtueonline.org The socially Marxist activists who unleashed ‘homophobic’ as a pejorative adjective on Western countries in the 1970s were quite clear what they meant by it. They applied it to anyone who morally disapproved of homosexual practice. They deliberately presented […]

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  We at Crossway learned this week that J. I. Packer (who will, Lord willing, turn 90 years old in July 2016) has developed macular degeneration in his right eye. His left eye has had macular degeneration for over a decade. He consented to let this information be shared publicly. Age-Related Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision […]

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All eyes turn to Canterbury as Primates’ Gathering draws near The 2016 Primates’ Gathering is not an Instrument of Communion By Mary Ann Mueller VOL Special Correspondent The interest, news and commentary surrounding Primates 2016 is coming fast and furiously from all parts of the Anglican world as next week’s gathering of Anglican primates — […]

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