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February 20 2004 By virtueonline SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: An Open Letter to Bishop Lipscomb

Dear Bishop,

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February 20 2004 By virtueonline WASHINGTON: Area Churches Will Use 'Passion' for Outreach

"Pastors have awakened to the fact that this is a major cultural phenomenon that will present many opportunities to share the Gospel," said Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

Denny Harris, director of ministry operations at McLean Bible Church, said special showings of "Passion" for members of the church and their guests begin Monday, two days before the film opens in 2,000 theaters nationwide.

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February 20 2004 By virtueonline CENTRAL FLORIDA: Diocese Tries to Keep Church's Property

Members of the governing board of the Episcopal Church of the New Covenant
voted Jan. 18 to leave the denomination.

"Our vestry does not feel at this point that we can remain underneath the
authority of an organization that we feel has departed from the historical
Christian faith and order," said Scott Culp, secretary to the church's
governing board.

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February 20 2004 By virtueonline ENGLAND: Separate Province - A Live Option

Along with several other Anglican provinces, the CofE currently ordains women to the diaconate and priesthood. But when it began contemplating the consecration of women to the episcopate, traditionalists most notably FIF made clear that that change would render inadequate the current provisions for women priest opponents, which include a system of "flying" bishops (provincial episcopal visitors).

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February 19 2004 By virtueonline LONDON: Anglicans rebuke "strident" clergy in gay row

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, facing the church's worst crisis since the ordination of women priests, has set up a special commission to study the thorny issue of gay clergy.

After its first full plenary meeting under the chairmanship of Archbishop of Ireland Robin Eames, the Lambeth Commission sought to cool tempers.

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February 19 2004 By virtueonline LONDON: Gay row distorts Bible, says Williams

Rowan Williams told members of the Lambeth Commission on
homosexuality that a church faithful to the biblical revelation has to exercise discipline and draw boundaries if it is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus and not its own concerns.

Dr Williams said the problem was not simply about biblical faithful ness versus fashionable relativism. He said that there were pro found biblical principles involved and criticised those at both extremes of the de bate.

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February 19 2004 By virtueonline KENYA: Beseiged Bishop back from US. Primate Nzimbi says HOB to decide his fate

Sources told the Nation the controversial cleric was driven straight to his office from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The bishop held lengthy meetings and later left his office at 3pm for an unknown destination.

Attempts by waiting journalists to interview him failed when he only answered "No, No" to questions from fielded by the Press as he walked to his office.

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February 19 2004 By virtueonline AMiA: Picture of Archbishops Malango & Kolini


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February 19 2004 By virtueonline NOT BIG, AND NOT CLEVER...a critique of Jeffrey John's Homosexuality

Unless I am mistaken, therefore, it would be a serious error for those who would revise the Church's current understanding to take their stand on this work or the arguments it sets forward. There may be a case for John's position, but this booklet for the most part fails to make it.


John summarizes his aim on page 1:

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February 19 2004 By virtueonline CENTRAL AMERICA: Primate Supports Robinson Consecration

"To my colleagues, the Primates of the Great Anglican Communion; to my sister and brother bishops of the Episcopal Church of the United States of America; and to the bishops and other clergy and lay leaders of our beloved Province of the Central Region of America, which includes the countries of Guatemala, Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and El Salvador; to all, peace and goodness in the name of the living and true God that surely is among us.

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