A letter signed by 27 leaders states that the process to bless same-sex couples would be “unlawful, unconstitutional, and illegitimate”.
Kristie Higgs encouraged people to challenge the government’s plans to introduce relationships and sex education to children in primary schools.
A private commentary by Thomas Schirrmacher.
A majority of the Anglican Communion was represented in Kigali, with a shared high value of Scripture, passion for evangelism and discipleship, and concern for orthodox fellowship. By Chris Green.
St Helen's Bishopsgate church says “there is no long-term security for Church of England evangelical churches”. St Ebbe's clergy states that they “are in impaired communion with the bishops in our diocese”.
The decision to bless same sex unions “disqualified the Church of England from leading the Anglican Communion”, says the Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches.
It is the first measure of the 6-year-long internal debate on LGBTQI issues. The leading Anglican church says it seeks “a proper 21st century understanding of being human and of being sexual”.
John Stevens leads the FIEC, one of the church groups escaping the negative trend: “The gospel alone is God’s power for salvation, it is not surprising that faithful churches are growing”.
The new 'progressive Christianity', which is in reality a regression to a pagan Gnosticism which uses the words of Christianity, also has other characteristics apart from the misuse of language.
“We cannot let 800 years of worship and service fail on our watch", says the Church of England.
A report shows that closure was particularly acute in inner-city areas. “There is hope. We encourage people to find hope and relevance in their local churches”, researchers say.
Prince Philip died at the age of 99. “He was extremely interested in theology”. Many religious leaders showed their condolences and highlighted his faith.
Liberal Anglican leaders call evangelicals “homophobic” and threaten to leave the dialogue. The Church of England had issued the report Living in Love and Faith to open a discussion on identity and sexuality.
The Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse's report denounces that “the Church of England failed to protect children and young people”. The Church responds: “We are truly sorry for the shameful way we have acted”.
“We should have faith that even through broken and imperfect systems God can work His will”, says the Evangelical Alliance UK. “This is not an act of good faith”, the Church of Scotland points out.
A new report shows that from 2017 to 2018, the total number of Religious Studies pupils fell from 253,712 to 229,189. “These figures are very concerning”, education leaders, said.
The working party in charge of studying the implication of the seal in the context of protecting children from abuse did not reach a consensus. The Church of England has been criticised because of this decision.
The leader of the Anglican Communion Justin Welby says “all Christians are filled with the Holy Spirit, Paul is perfectly clear about that in Romans, so every Christian is a charismatic, in one sense”.
UK Anglican leaders released a statement praying for “courage, integrity and clarity for our politicians”. “Reconciliation is central to our future", Justin Welby said in the House of Lords.
Gender transition services are now official. The minority of conservative Anglicans call to maintain the Biblical definition of sexuality.
In a joint statement, the Church of England and the Evangelical Church Germany (EKD) say their relationship “goes back over many centuries - long before the European Union”.
Key Anglican leaders in the UK call for a “better relationship” with the global evangelical movement Gafcon.
The number of Britons who identify as Church of England has halved in fifteen years. Only 2% of those aged 18-24 identify with it.
“Climate change is one of the great moral challenges of our time, it's fantastic to see churches doing their bit to ensure they reduce their impact on the environment”, Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, said.
Half of the respondents in the UK had a positive experience of Christians. The survey coincides with the launch of Faitheism, a book by Krish Kandiah.