These are: General Theological Seminary (New York City); Berkeley Divinity School at Yale (Hew Haven, Connecticut); Episcopal Divinity School (Cambridge, Massachusetts); Trinity School for Ministry (Ambridge, Pennsylvania); Virginia Theological Seminary (Alexandria, Virginia); School of Theology at the University of the South in Sewanee (Sewanee, Tennessee); Nashotah House Theological Seminary (Nashotah, Wisconsin); Seminary of the Southwest (Austin, Texas); Bexley Hall & Seabury-WesterRead more
It would appear that this Trump fellow has dominated both the national arena and public imagination of millions of Americans, as he bombasts his way from one reckless statement to the next. This is, of course, sweet music to our ears. The crazier he sounds the more his followers seem to grow especially and including those idiot evangelicals.Read more
He called the January meeting of primates in Canterbury "a complete failure"; it only revealed the theological weaknesses in the Anglican Communion, he said. The Lambeth conference is out of date and the future of the Anglican Communion now lies with GAFCON. He said the ACC-16 Lusaka gathering was "irrelevant to the GAFCON bishops" and the Nairobi Communique was "toothless". Archbishop Welby said "consequences" would be enforced, but that is irrelevant.Read more
Welby recently hired a new lady "reconciler", Sarah Snyder, as his new Advisor for Reconciliation. David Porter, the previous professional reconciler, got pushed upstairs to become Welby's right hand man to help him arm wrestle truth to the ground. One can only imagine what the House of Bishops in Nigeria is saying about this new appointment.Read more
GAFCON General Secretary, Peter Jensen, later told VOL that what happened in Canterbury was “a complete failure but worth doing. We had 700 of our people praying, and we thought that the result was not bad. We got the mildest rebuke to the worst offenders by the biggest number. It is what God wanted. There is no excuse for the subsequent behavior of The Episcopal Church.”Read more
Amid heightened tensions over ISIS-fueled terror attacks and anti-Muslim rhetoric, the prominent U.S. cardinal says Islam "wants to govern the world" and Americans must decide if they are going to reassert "the Christian origin of our own nation" in order to avoid that fate.
Burke, a Rome-based cardinal, says Islam is "fundamentally a form of government."Read more
Bishop Paterson's resignation comes exactly three weeks after the Rev. Dr. Jules Gomes, formerly Canon Theologian of the diocese, gave an interview to Manx TV, in which Dr Gomes alleged that the bishop continued to bully and harass him, even after he had left the diocese and the Church of England.Read more
The issue at stake is that of same-sex relationships. Dr Jensen's remarks followed comments made by Nigerian Primate, the Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, in his June Pastoral Letter as Chair of the GAFCON Primates' Council, in which he stated: "In the beginning, the focus of our concern was North America and we thank God that he has raised up the Anglican Church in North America as a new wineskin in that continent. Now our concern is increasingly with the British Isles."Read more
But the Episcopal diocese has not won the hearts of a single Anglican Christian. The Episcopal diocese draws a total average weekly Sunday attendance (ASA) of 925. The one Anglican Hispanic congregation built under the episcopacy of the evangelical catholic bishop Eric Menees, has close to 1,000 members.
That one congregation is bigger than the entire Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin!Read more
Secondly, it is very clear from a number of scriptural passages, that unity is not more important than truth.Read more
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