Bishop love said he was proud of the Global South's strong witness.
"We live at a time when the storms could destroy us and fill us with 'woe is me', but when we think how bad things are, we need only study church history. There is no golden age. Every generation has had its struggles and heretical teachings. Thank you for your faithfulness."Read more
The Bible says that sex is not the most important means of human fulfillment. Should the Global South stop reminding western culture and the churches dominated by western culture with graciousness, and charity and compassion, remembering that those broken by and in bondage to idolatry can only break free when they hear that God loves them and can only hear that message from us?"Read more
Ntagali said people came to Uganda facing many hardships but changed us through the gospel. "We [have only] ourselves to blame if we do not preach the real gospel. We should not blame others."Read more
Anis said these people were uneducated Coptic orthodox Christians, but they had a simple faith in Jesus and they were faithful unto death. "They were ordinary laborers with no theological education but they were not going to denounce Jesus," he said.
Anis described the present state of Christians in the Anglican Communion as a "faithful remnant".Read more
He noted that, however, the institutional church is not growing. "This could lead to possible tension between those Christians who supported an insider movement within Tunisian society so that new believers remain Muslim, or whether that was a betrayal of faith? Careful pastoring is needed of these new believers, since many were still influenced by the occult and by gossip used in a very hierarchical society to shame and tame rivals.Read more
An Anglican Covenant proposed and drawn up by Dr. Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, was never adopted. Liberals didn't like it because it was too Biblical. Conservatives didn't like it because it was toothless. Recognizing that, President Bishop Mouneer here in Cairo, has called for a new agreement for Global South Provinces that would be substantive.Read more
"The Primates at their meeting in Canterbury last January said this was 'a fundamental departure from the faith and teaching held by the majority of our Provinces on the doctrine of marriage.' Lambeth Conference resolution 1:10 represents this standard teaching that is held by the majority of the Provinces of the Anglican Church, which recognizes marriage only between man and woman."Read more
"The Church of Nigeria restates its position that Christian marriage is a lifelong union between a man and a woman. Homosexuality and same sex relationships are not acceptable alternative or lifestyle, as our Church is a Bible believing Church."Read more
The bishops did say that while they did not speak for all Indigenous peoples, they said they consulted "broadly and deeply" with many who voiced displeasure both with the decision and the process it was made, and expressed desire for a more self-determined Indigenous Anglican community in Canada.Read more
Here is what he said: "I am somewhat nervous about the wider church trying to become more involved in the elections within dioceses. No doubt there a lot of folks that would like to see Albany move in a different direction," Love said, urging caution about whether theological diversity also becomes an issue in elections.Read more
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