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February 08 2021 By dvirtue 'Ravi Zacharias: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing -- What will the Board and Leadership do?'

What has resulted is a profound scepticism among the public and wider evangelical audience that followed the apologist, resulting in a toxic culture of silence along with intimidation. This allowed Ravi's personal sins to fester and grow into a full-fledged national and international scandal.

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February 05 2021 By dvirtue THE HYPOCRISY OF JUSTIN WELBY THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY

As the story goes, in the summer of 2011, a man repeatedly approached Welby complaining that Roberts had been making unwanted sexual advances to him. Welby called in Roberts, who told him the man had a history of drug abuse, and that he had been offering him pastoral care. The man continued to complain so angrily, that Welby banned him from visiting the cathedral and sent Roberts a sympathetic letter.

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January 30 2021 By dvirtue Biden Embraces Augustine, but would Augustine Embrace Biden?

Noble sentiments indeed. Biden then went on to say this with respect to his own view of the common objects of America's love: opportunity, security, liberty, dignity, respect, honor and truth. As one columnist noted, "Biden didn't just refer to Augustine, he also made part of his political theology a key element of his own Inaugural vision."

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January 29 2021 By dvirtue BIBLICAL SCHOLAR CENSURED BY FACEBOOK FOR HIS TRANSGENDER VIEWS

Ironically, Gagnon's post drew attention to Facebook's suspension of his friend, Laurie Higgins, who got a seven-day ban for criticizing Biden's policy.

"There was absolutely no incitement to violence on our part. We abhor violence done to any person," Gagnon told PJ Media on Tuesday. "This is just a thinly veiled and pathetic excuse for censorship of any critical views toward trans-tyranny over our consciences, religion, and reason."

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January 27 2021 By dvirtue WHY SUFFERING MIGHT BE GOOD FOR THE AMERICAN CHURCH

The words of C.S Lewis ring eerily true; "But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world."

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January 26 2021 By dvirtue AUSTRALIA: Ordinariate of the Southern Cross faces Uncertain Future

Parish membership is not growing in the way the CDF envisioned. There has been no sustained growth in any community, though some appear now to be growing, and may achieve sustainability in the long term -- which we may not have.

The CDF has given OLSC a year to become financially viable or else 'steps' will be taken. It says a parish needs $60k a year to support a priest, but that OLSC parishes need to raise $30k a year and the Ordinariate will provide the other $30k.

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January 21 2021 By dvirtue ACNA Bishops Wrestle with Language over Homosexuality

Acknowledging the universality of our sinful natures, the bishops said that they had heard from Christians who struggle with same-sex attraction within the Province in North America.

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January 12 2021 By dvirtue Anglican Church of Canada Indicted for violating Marriage Canons without Due Process

Whilst Provincial synods are entitled to agitate for a change in doctrine, they cannot act in defiance of, or contrary to the Church's current doctrine, they write.

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January 12 2021 By dvirtue Episcopal Presiding Bishop calls for President Donald Trump's removal from office

"I want to submit that the way of love that leads to beloved community is the only way of hope for humanity. Consider the alternative. The alternative is chaos, not community. The alternative is the abyss of anarchy, of chaos, of hatred, of bigotry, of violence, and that alternative is unthinkable. We have seen nightmarish visions of that alternative."

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January 10 2021 By dvirtue TEC North Dakota Diocese to get Revisionist Bishop following Retirement of Evangelical Bishop

Northern Michigan is a diocese with triple digit attendance figures which showed an ASA of 385 in 2019, down from 624 in 2009. The Diocese of Eau Claire had an ASA of 872 in 2009, dropping to 592 in 2019, a decline of 32 percent.

There are individual parishes in Texas bigger than these three dioceses put together.

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