Daily Trust reports that at least, 15,000 pastors and 200 bishops from across the country are attending the one week conference.
Meanwhile, Governor Samuel Ortom in his welcome speech urged the conference to carry on its activities without any fear of molestation as he advised Benue people to put their trust in God to experience breakthrough in all facets of life.
Ortom added that the conference would bring blessings to the people of the state as well as all delegates.Read more
On Monday, Malcolm Turnbull renewed the government's attack on Labor for opposing the plebiscite, claiming the opposition leader, Bill Shorten, "demeans the Australian people" by warning the campaign could be harmful.Read more
But at Sewanee, the request to hang the posters was denied. Amir Kamrani, president of the Sewanee College Republicans, told The College Fix he was advised by a campus leader a few days before Sept. 11 that the posters were denied because they "invoked hate towards Muslims."Read more
One cannot argue that there is one accepted traditional way of interpreting Scripture that is true and orthodox and all else is modern revisionism, culturally conditioned
Read as a whole, it is not possible to argue that there is "one settled understanding of what the Bible says" on sexuality and a range of other topics, he claimed.Read more
Participants from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Nigeria and Myanmar were among those attending the audience, while the director of the Anglican Centre, Archbishop David Moxon and Zambian Bishop William Mchombo of the Central African province were also able to exchange a few words with Pope Francis.Read more
Each autumn, The Episcopal Church releases its general diocesan and parish membership, ASA and Plate & Pledge figures in the form of bar graphs. The 2016 bar graphs, which have now been posted, reflect information gleaned from the 2015 parochial reports. The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society will follow up with the release and posting of the 2015 Table of Statistics later this year.Read more
Dr Idowu-Fearon said: "It is clear that Bishop Nicholas has abided by the guidelines set down by the Church. In fact, his lifestyle would make him acceptable to serve the church at any time in its history. I reject the suggestion that his appointment is an 'error'.Read more
Guidelines from the College of Bishops -- also known as the House of Bishops, which, as part of the General Synod sets rules within the Church -- currently forbid same-sex marriages among clergy and only allow same-sex relationships if they are sexless.Read more
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