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The Parable of the Talents. A short homily for the 2nd Sunday before Advent.

The flaws in the proposals to introduce ‘no fault’ divorce

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The arguments that apply to the issue of ‘fault’ in divorce are of two kinds.

 

Broadly speaking the arguments for getting rid of the element of fault in divorce lie a little too easily on the surface; while those against are rather more profound, subtle and in my judgement, convincing. Continue reading “The flaws in the proposals to introduce ‘no fault’ divorce”

Challenging Transgenderism- The Letters page of the London Times.

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The C of E and the ‘Shadow’ – Carl Jung v Jesus Christ in the Church of England.

Melanie Phillips writes in the Times: ‘ The Church of England is sowing the seeds of its own destruction’; re- Lorna Ashworth, Gavin Ashenden and Joshua Sutcliffe.

 

“A highly-regarded adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has quit the inner counsels of the Church of England in protest against an “agenda of revisionism” that she says is promoting “an ongoing and rapid erosion of faithfulness”.

Lorna Ashworth resigned from the Archbishops’ Council and General Synod, saying: “We have a liberal agenda because the church is not anchored in the Gospel. There is no more conversation about Heaven, Hell, sin, forgiveness, judgment.” Continue reading “Melanie Phillips writes in the Times: ‘ The Church of England is sowing the seeds of its own destruction’; re- Lorna Ashworth, Gavin Ashenden and Joshua Sutcliffe.”

A Homily for the 3rd Sunday before Advent. ‘Stay Awake.’

Prophesy. A vision regarding the Church of England.

I get sent some very interesting pieces sometimes, and this was sent to me today to offer some corroboration for my judgement and my advocacy.

Each of us has to ask the Holy Spirit for the gift of discernment and weigh these matters in His light and Presence.

 

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Simon Braker ~ Vision Regarding the Church of England

Simon Braker, School of the Spirit, Leicester. 19 Sep 17

This is not a word I give lightly; we need to pray!!

At Capstone Church last night the Lord took me into a vision. Continue reading “Prophesy. A vision regarding the Church of England.”

The Anglican Christian Resistance, & the resignation of Lorna Ashworth.

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When Lorna Ashworth resigned her place in General Synod and the Archbishops’ Council, she did more than just leave. She issued a challenge to other orthodox Christians in the Church of England. It is a painful and pointed challenge, so perhaps it’s no surprise that it has been the first instinct of many to misread what she did and lament her going, while ignoring the challenge. Continue reading “The Anglican Christian Resistance, & the resignation of Lorna Ashworth.”

Anglican Unscripted. Sexual Politics:-power, grace and censorship.

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