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August 04 2021 By dvirtue WHO BLINKS FIRST? ROWAN WILLIAMS CHALLENGES PETER AKINOLA

Williams said Akinola would blink first, but he was wrong. AIDS dead wrong. The Nigerian leader had been inoculated by the proscriptions of Scripture on homosexuality, while Williams was prepared to fudge Scripture for a postmodern view of sexuality that a secular West was inhaling and to hell with what "uninformed" African Anglicans thought.

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August 03 2021 By dvirtue BISHOP OF VERMONT SAYS DIOCESE FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE

"The elected leaders of the diocese and I are taking immediate steps to restrict spending. We are leaving a vacant staff position unfilled, seeking assessment relief from the Episcopal Church, and repurposing previously restricted funds for operating expenses," said Shannon.

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August 03 2021 By dvirtue Anglo-Catholic Blogger Answers Questions about his Positions on the Culture Wars and Trump

HART: I'm not leftist, quite frankly; to be left-wing or to be right-wing would be to be ideological. The only wings I like are on birds, bats, airplanes, and certain insects. The only reason why some people might label me a leftist is because they've abandoned conservatism to become radically right-wing. Such people are very good at fooling themselves. This is why I am certainly not left-wing or right-wing. I avoid extremes.

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July 30 2021 By dvirtue ACNA'S SCANDALS ARE NOT THE SAME AS THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH'S SCANDALS

Secondly, no one ever thought ACNA was free of sin and that occasionally its priests and bishops can and do fail, commit sexual sin, and other kinds of sin for that matter.

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July 26 2021 By dvirtue AUSTRALIAN ANGLICAN PRIMATE RIPS GAFCON PLANS TO FORM NEW DIOCESE

“I am grateful that very significant restraint has been shown by people who might want to see movement toward the blessing of same sex couples, and also by those who are still seeking clarity in their position. In my view, unfortunately, the GAFCON board has not shown similar restraint as we wait for that opportunity for discussion and decision making, with Monday’s announcement ramping up the tensions among us.

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July 23 2021 By dvirtue THE GROWING SCHISM IN THE ANGLICAN COMMUNION

There was another reminder this past week when GAFCON Australia outlined a plan to support Anglicans who leave the Anglican Church of Australia (ACA) over doctrinal revision which overturns the plain teaching of Scripture.

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July 20 2021 By dvirtue EPISCOPAL CHURCH SAYS IT IS LOOKNG FOR A PULSE AS IT FACES THE FUTURE

"As part of an evolving collaborative partnership between TryTank Experimental Laboratory and The FaithX Project, I am experimenting for an Episcopal Pulse proof-of-concept experiment," he told reporters at the church's headquarters in New York City.

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July 20 2021 By dvirtue ZOOM MEMOIRS - John H. Rodgers and Stephen Noll

Noll takes the lid off the man and brings his life to us with its ups and downs, his multiple "retirements" and God's continual pull on his life through the peregrinations of The Episcopal Church.

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July 19 2021 By dvirtue THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH IS NETWORKS

"Church growth was stagnant before Covid. Nothing much was working and not much is going to work unless the church changes how it does mission. The only measure for success is multiplication. Stagnation is failure," they say.

"What is needed is a paradigm shift and there's no alternative. We need to understand the new landscape and do what's needed to be fruitful. Do what God is doing. Not what that feels comfortable."

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July 15 2021 By dvirtue THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH: THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED

Inclusion and diversity are words without substance. They are devoid of meaning. Inclusion means to include people who agree with you about sexuality, and diversity means nothing at all.

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