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October 04 2021 By dvirtue JOHN STOTT: A Summary of his Teaching

Naturally, the book begins with a chapter on God. Stott works through the Trinity, dealing in turn with Humanity, the Cross, Holy Scripture, Salvation, The Church, Preaching, (Stott was the master preacher), The Sacraments, Mission, Discipleship, The Kingdom of God, Ethics, the Last Things and Orni-Theology (Stott was a life-long bird watcher).

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October 02 2021 By dvirtue Anglican General Secretary Spins Welsh Decision to Bless Homosexual Marriage

Earlier this month, the Church in Wales voted by a two thirds majority to allow the blessing of same-sex marriage. The decision has sparked a lot of controversy within the church with the Evangelical Fellowship in Wales saying the decision is causing many Christians to leave the church.

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October 01 2021 By dvirtue ACNA Parish Withdraws from C4SO Diocese and Lands in Limbo

However, Quintin D. Moore, Archbishop of the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches said the congregation has not been accepted into their denomination and denies being progressive.

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September 29 2021 By dvirtue Abuse of Power Cited in Bishop Todd Atkinson Taking Leave of Absence

They argued that the process in recommending Bishop Todd Atkinson and Via Apostolica was rushed through the ANIC Synod and cited four specific considerations.

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September 28 2021 By dvirtue Presiding Bishop Admits Episcopal Church Has No Answers Amidst Covid Crisis

All Curry's love talk is just that...talk. When it comes right down to it, TEC bishops are as unchristian as any secularists because money and properties matter more than the gospel. A small case in point. After Bishop Ryan won the lawsuit, Ryan offered to work with the TEC diocese to keep a food pantry/kitchen open to feed the poor. They rejected it.

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September 22 2021 By dvirtue THE GREAT AMERICAN EVANGELICAL TRAGEDY

News from abroad pulls us out of ourselves; it forces us to think globally, not just nationally. It also prevents us from getting caught up in rapture theories or dispensational notions of the End Times. It saves us from the endless prophetic nonsense which so-called American prophets proclaim, telling us the world is coming to an end because certain verses in the Bible prophecy that what happens in America will determine how God acts.

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September 22 2021 By dvirtue FT. WORTH: TEC Diocese Appeals Court Ruling to Return all Property Contents: UPDATED

Lawyers for the TEC parish say the language of the enforcement order pertaining to the turnover of property far exceeds the substantive, adjudicative portions of the Final Judgment pertaining to property and the order was issued after the trial court's plenary power expired.

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September 18 2021 By dvirtue GAFCON PRIMATES GRAPPLE WITH THE CONSECRATION OF WOMEN BISHOPS IN AFRICA

The Primates acknowledged that while there is disagreement and ongoing discussion on the issues of the ordination of women as deacons or priests, and the consecration of women as bishops, they were agreed that these are not salvation issues. They are not issues that will disrupt their mission: to proclaim Christ faithfully to the nations.

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September 17 2021 By dvirtue WHY THE DIOCESE OF SPRINGFIELD IS NO CATCH FOR ANY WANNABE BISHOP

Average Sunday Attendance (ASA) in 2011 was 1,945; in 2019, it had plunged to 1,348 a loss of 30.7%! (St. Martin's in Houston has a larger ASA than this entire diocese).

The number of full-time priests of one congregation is 57%, which may be much lower following personal parish attendance following post Covid regulations.

Now the decline in the diocese is commensurate (or at least not different from) that in other dioceses.

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September 16 2021 By dvirtue TEC Presiding Bishop Outraged that Lutherans Ordain Transgendered Bishop

"We are supposed to be leading the mainline churches in sexual deviancy, so for the ELCA to get ahead of us is unacceptable. It could affect ecumenical niceties for decades and could dissolve our relationship", he told reporters.

"They said a 'A New Thing is Happening' with this transgender consecration, but we started the 'new thing' with Gene Robinson back in 2003. They have stolen our language and behavior. I am outraged."

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