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February 08 2020 By virtueonline CofE Archbishops/Bishops Agonize over Homosex * GAFCON launches Anglican Reality Check Website * Lawsuit settled in Diocese of Quincy * Is Anglican Communion Split Inevitable? * New Nigerian Primate * Franklin Graham Banned in UK

I once asked Archbishop [Chaput] why he thought the Catholic Church had so rapidly declined in North America and was surprised (and again instructed) by his answer. He told me that even though his generation was the best-catechized in the Catholic Church's history, nobody had ever told him that he needed to trust in Christ for his salvation. There was no existential urgency or personal imperative attached to the dogmas he was taught. Again, is there not a lesson for all Christians there?

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January 25 2020 By virtueonline Sth. American Primate Pushes Back Jordan Communique * Albany Bishop Faces Hearing to decide his Future * ACNA College of Bishops Affirm Biblical Stand on Sexuality * Church of South India gets new Primate * CANA now has 8 bishops for 2 Dioceses * More...

It would appear that the term "born again" has evolved somewhat among the American public. What used to be seen as a touchstone experience for many evangelicals who went forward at a revival, youth camp, or especially moving Sunday worship service, now seems to mean something more. In essence, the word seems to have been adopted by people of other faith traditions as a way to indicate that they are a devout believer.

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January 25 2020 By virtueonline Sth. American Primate Pushes Back Jordan Communique * Albany Bishop Faces Hearing to decide his Future * ACNA College of Bishops Affirm Biblical Stand on Sexuality * Church of South India gets new Primate * CANA now has 8 bishops for 2 Dioceses * More...

It would appear that the term "born again" has evolved somewhat among the American public. What used to be seen as a touchstone experience for many evangelicals who went forward at a revival, youth camp, or especially moving Sunday worship service, now seems to mean something more. In essence, the word seems to have been adopted by people of other faith traditions as a way to indicate that they are a devout believer.

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January 11 2020 By virtueonline RECONCILIATION, Anglican's Vain Hope * Dio. of CT settles with St. Paul's Darien * Anglican Church of Canada Faces Extinction by 2040 * United Methodist Church Splits * Trinity Wall Street Rector Resigns * Ructions in Uganda * ACNA Ordains first Mexican

By slandering our deeply held Christian beliefs about human sexuality as "hate speech," Facebook violates their own definition of such. --- Robert A. J. Gagnon

More than 42 million abortions took place globally in 2019 according to new figures that found abortion to be the single largest cause of death. --- Right to Life-UK

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December 28 2019 By virtueonline Anglican Communion Faces Crisis in 2019 * Trump Impeachment Divides Evangelicals * Evangelical CofE Vicar Could Face Criminal charges * Hong Kong Archbishop Walks into Political Minefield * Another Vicar Flees CofE * New APB of York is Affirming Catholic

White evangelical Protestants made up 60 percent of our sample. Of those white evangelical Protestants, we found that 60 percent believed that atheists would not allow them First Amendment rights and liberties.

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December 14 2019 By virtueonline Christianity Declines in West; Grows in Africa and China * GAFCON thrived in 2019 * GAFCON Chairman Says Enemy of Souls is Within Communion * Anglican Church in Brazil Grows * Truro Anglican Rector Resigns...Heads to Rome * New Diocese of Angola

At current rates, an estimated one-fourth of American women will have an abortion by the age of 45. Of all the pregnancies ending in abortion, only 1.5 percent were the result of rape or incest. According to a 2015 report from the U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC), of all the women in the U.S. who have had an abortion; 44% of women in the U.S. who have an abortion, had at least one prior abortion; 41% of abortions are among women and teens 24 years old and younger.

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December 01 2019 By virtueonline TEC Leading Lay Homosexual Dies * Missouri Diocese Elects Homosexual as next Bishop * Diana Butler Bass Blasts IRD * ACNA Archbishop says Suffering Church Network Faces Persecution from within Anglicanism * Welby supports pro-abortion buffer zones...more

The Church of England has a God-given opportunity and responsibility to set the culture of its schools in line with the teaching of God found in the Bible. But instead, it consistently capitulates to the spirit of the age as, for example, expressed in statute by the Equality Act. --- Christian Concern

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November 16 2019 By virtueonline Three Anglican Communions * Pope Receives Leading Anglican Lesbian Activist * Anglican Church of Canada in disarray over Same-Sex Marriage * Middle East Gets New Primate * Sydney Archbishop Ripped by Prominent Anglican Author*Episcopal DofSC Goes to Court

Kenyans Protest UN Pro-Abortion Summit. "Africa is not for sale. African women do not need to sacrifice their children to be empowered. They tell us we are poor because we are many. That is a lie! We are poor because they took and still take our resources." --- David Nussman

God's created norms. There can be no 'liberation' from God's created norms; true liberation is found only in accepting them. --- John R.W. Stott

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November 02 2019 By virtueonline GAFCON Consecrates Diocesan Bishop in Christchurch NZ * Sydney Archbishop Says Homosexuals Should leave the Church * TEC Springfield Bishop to Retire * Bishop Beckwith Dies * More TEC Dioceses Face Possible Merger * 23% of Bishops Leave TEC * More...

Submissive humility. Submission to the authority of Scripture is *the way of personal Christian humility*. Nothing is more obnoxious in us who claim to follow Jesus Christ than arrogance, and nothing is more appropriate or attractive than humility. And an essential element in Christian humility is the willingness to hear and receive God's Word.

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September 28 2019 By virtueonline Welby Weeps over Brexit, but not for Anglican Woes * Church in Wales Elects Lesbian Bishop * TEC Porn Priest Arrested * Albany Bishop to Face Tribunal * Province of Nigeria Elects New Primate * SC Mediation fails

Cranmer distinguishes Christ's spiritual presence from his sacramental presence. Avoiding the Lutheran doctrine of consubstantiation, he argues that the spiritual presence occurs only through Christ's divine nature, he being in heaven in regards to his human nature. Cranmer follows a symbolic reading of the phrase "This is my body", and develops a view "remarkably close to that developed by Zwingli and Oecolampadius." --- Alister E.

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