26 Feb 2016 Author: Mouneer Anis & Grant LeMarquand It has come to our attention that the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church (USA) has recently issued a Lenten appeal asking the churches of TEC to remember the Good Friday offering for Jerusalem and the Middle East. In this appeal he said “this tradition [The […]

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frgavin on February 26th, 2016

CultureWatch Bill Muehlenberg’s commentary on issues of the day… These two rather similar verses are not so much difficult passages as ones that can be easily misused. I have had people tell me for example that if we all just adhered to these passages, everything would be good, and this would serve as a great […]

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frgavin on February 26th, 2016

By BILL MUEHLENBERG http://billmuehlenberg.com/res/uploads/2016/02/pc-3.jpg OK,sometimes a little meme so very nicely encapsulates my thinking that I just want to post it and leave it at that. Indeed, I have posted it elsewhere and it has already been shared kazillions of times in the past few hours. So I think it is spot on in expressing […]

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frgavin on February 25th, 2016

Three Sobering Reads 11 Convergence? You decide. From Patrick Deneen, Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame, writing at Front Porch Republic (”Res Idiotica”): My students are know-nothings.  They are exceedingly nice, pleasant, trustworthy, mostly honest, well-intentioned,…  

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Doctrine of marriage between one man and one woman was a symbolic vote not a substantive vote Church of Uganda will not participate in April meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka GAFCON Primates Council to meet in Chile to discuss their future in Anglican Communion By David W. Virtue DD www.virtueonline.org The Archbishop […]

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“A radical split or division already exists and is irreconcilable whatever ‘conversations’ take place. For this reason I believe that the breech will be formalised soon enough — it may well be in the next five years — indeed I think that likely.” By Harry Farley CHRISTIAN TODAY http://www.christiantoday.com/ The Church of England has already […]

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By JOANNE MCCARTHY Feb, 2016 Cultural change: Newcastle Anglican Bishop Greg Thompson has criticised the emergence of a “para Anglican Communion” led by the conservative Anglican Sydney diocese. He says there is a need for cultural change in the church. Cultural change: Newcastle Anglican Bishop Greg Thompson has criticised the emergence of a “para Anglican […]

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