Anglican Mainstream
Anglican Relief and Development Fund

You are here

Reformation & Revival
September 15 2008 By virtueonline Report Tracks Megachurch Growth, Changes

Protestant congregations that already have at least 2,000 people in a typical weekend had an average rate of growth for five years of around 50 percent. And over 20 percent of megachurches experienced an increase of 100 percent. Slightly more than 10 percent of the churches showed stagnation or decline.

Read more
July 17 2008 By virtueonline Surprised By Grace: How The Risen Christ Can Change A Mainline Pastor

[i]Furthermore, this hope is based on the promise of the One True God that the Good News of the Risen Christ was not only for the Apostle's and their hearers, but also for covenant children (Acts 2:39 & 1 Corinthians 7:14) and whomever else the Lord wills to call. Taking our confidence in the Lord of 2 Chronicles 7:14, we unite in prayer for the conversion of all those within the mainline who reject the joyous truth of God's Word. This autobiographical essay was originally posted by Rev.

Read more
July 09 2008 By virtueonline KAMPALA Uganda: Groom the youth for leadership - Archbishop Orombi

He said the youth needed to be integrated in the leadership so that they prepare to take over in the future.

"Some of us sleep early and wake up late because of our age but for the youth, it is different."

Orombi said his entourage composed of young people, whom he was instilling in evangelical skills before he retired.

"When I retire, I will go to my country home in Nebbi and wait for heaven," Orombi said.

Read more
June 26 2008 By virtueonline Mainline Renewal Leaders Support the Witness of the GAFCON in Jerusalem

According to Association for Church Renewal President, David Runnion-Bareford, "THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE," published by the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) of over 300 bishops from around the world, is an historic call to revival, renewal and reformation for the whole church. "God has surely raised up this leadership from Africa, Asia and South America to confront the dereliction of the western church in our time," says Rev. Runnion-Bareford.

Read more
May 29 2008 By virtueonline Thousands of Young Christians Adopt 'Humble Orthodoxy'

Over the last four days, some 3,500 young adults engaged in the study Scripture while leaving the self righteousness at home. The young Christians traveled to Louisville, Ky., for the 2008 New Attitude conference to focus on "God's Word" and take up "humble orthodoxy" - believing, living and representing biblical truth with humility.

Read more
April 09 2008 By virtueonline Is Evangelism an "Un Anglican Thing To Do" - David Valentini

This is an important subject to discuss because, for at least 200 years, there has been a mild division between Anglo-Catholic, Broad and Low Churchmen, and Evangelicals; each side believes that their approach to the Faith is superior to the others.

Read more
March 12 2008 By virtueonline What Makes a Church Missional?

Clearly, we need to examine the range of perspectives hiding under the term missional if we're to make use of insights learned in the missional-church discussion.

Back to Beginnings

Read more
March 02 2008 By virtueonline Fresh Expressions giving birth to new forms of church

Edited by Dr Steven Croft, the Archbishops' Missioner and Team Leader of Fresh Expressions, Mission-shaped Questions explores some of the key issues facing churches as they seek to develop new ways of 'being and doing church' for the twenty-first century, in a society that is becoming increasingly mobile, less socially cohesive, and has a weaker understanding of the Christian faith than older generations.

Read more
March 02 2008 By virtueonline Fresh Expressions giving birth to new forms of church

Edited by Dr Steven Croft, the Archbishops' Missioner and Team Leader of Fresh Expressions, Mission-shaped Questions explores some of the key issues facing churches as they seek to develop new ways of 'being and doing church' for the twenty-first century, in a society that is becoming increasingly mobile, less socially cohesive, and has a weaker understanding of the Christian faith than older generations.

Read more
February 06 2008 By virtueonline SCRIPTURE - REVELATION OR SPECULATION? - Canon Michael Green

After nearly a decade of trying to find common ground with TEC, the Global South archbishops and some others had given up hope of achieving anything by that route, and had determined to set up a Conference which would be positive, visionary and encouraging, going back to the earliest roots of Christianity, not shackled by half belief, playing at church and skepticism.

Read more

Pages

Virtueonline

Subscribe to VOL's Weekly News Digest

www.virtueonline.org/listserv.html

Suburban Philadelphia
On the Mainline

Worship with us:
Sundays at 4:00pm.

210 S. Wayne Ave, Wayne, PA

christ-church-anglican.org

Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee

Drink Coffee

Do Good

Sustainable Ministry

Coffee, Community, Social Justice

DrinkCoffeeDoGood.com

Go To Top