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August 04 2017 By dvirtue It's official! Bishop Bruno's wings have been clipped

"After hearing this entire unfortunate case and after prayerful deliberation the Hearing Panel reaches a definite and clear conclusion," the crucial paragraph on Page 90 began. "The Hearing Panel strongly recommends to the Diocese of Los Angeles that as a matter of justice it immediately suspend its efforts to sell the St. James property, that it restore the congregation and vicar to the church building and that it reassign St. James the Great appropriate mission status."

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August 03 2017 By dvirtue Evangelicals: The missing piece in the Episcopal Church

While evangelical Anglicanism continued to flourish around the world, until the 1960s classic evangelicals were barely visible here. This was until the Fellowship of Witness came into being under the guidance of Anglo-Australian scholar Philip Edgcumbe Hughes and Peter Moore, then the Director of FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools). John Guest and John Howe, both then at St. Stephen's, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, were cheerleaders and a lot more.

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August 02 2017 By dvirtue England's orthodox Anglicans: agreed on Synod's implications, divided on what to do

A number of theologically orthodox members who previously would have put their faith in the political processes of Synod to prevent change in a liberal direction are now admitting that in the area of sexuality and gender the battle has been lost.

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August 02 2017 By dvirtue BELLS

France, while culturally Roman Catholic, is a secular state. Churches and, indeed, church institutions, receive few special privileges apart from a certain measure of tax exemption. France is considered to be one of the most irreligious of all countries. According to a survey undertaken in 2010, a full 40% of the French population answered that "they do not believe there is any sort of spirit, God, or life force", with only 27% stating that they believe there is a God.

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"If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." I John 1:8-9

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July 27 2017 By dvirtue Leaving the denomination

The Church of Scotland [Presbyterian], much infected by liberal theology like the Church of England [Anglican], had been moving towards the sanctioning of same-sex relationships for years; and when its General Assembly made certain clear decisions, we decided that we could no longer remain in fellowship with it.

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July 27 2017 By dvirtue Spin of the Year

“A school that has taken on racism, sexism, heterosexism, and multiple interlocking oppressions is now called to rethink its delivery of theological education in a new and changing world,” said the Very Rev. Gary Hall ’76, chairman of the board, in introducing the resolution. “Ending unsustainable spending is a matter of social justice.”

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July 24 2017 By dvirtue When men stop believing in God, they believe anything

Searyl Atli, an eight-month baby, has been issued with a health card that does not specify the child's sex. The public authority of British Columbia has done this at the insistence of "parent" Kori Doty, a non-binary transgender activist who identifies as neither male nor female. Kori Doty is campaigning to omit the baby's sex from all other official records including the birth certificate.

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July 21 2017 By dvirtue LEGACY AND LESSONS

Legacies are often difficult to evaluate, especially when they are attached a man. It is, however, even more so the case when we try to evaluate the legacy of an historical movement that has influenced most the Christian Church for over a century, but has now increasingly faded into obscurity.

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July 20 2017 By dvirtue "'Gay love'- Roman decadence & Christian virtue -- a response to Steve Chalke"

Steve Chalke has been doing some research into the Classical world of the Greeks and the Romans, and has come up with some discoveries that have startled him. He has found a world that as he describes was "utterly saturated with sex."

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