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Same Sex Marriage & Scripture: An Affirming Evangelical Response (Part 3)

The Revd David Runcorn is a theological teacher, writer and Spiritual Director. He is presently a Director of Ordinands and Warden of Readers in the Diocese of Gloucester I have been invited to offer a response to the recent letter … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage & Scripture: Affirming Evangelical Response (Part 2)

by the Rt Revd David Atkinson, former lecturer at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford and former Bishop of Thetford I have been invited to comment on the letter from 11 evangelical bishops, some of them friends or former colleagues, to the Bishop … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage & Scripture: Affirming Evangelical Response (Part 1)

by Rt Revd David Gillett, Principal of Trinity Theological College, Bristol (1989-1999) and is the former Bishop of Bolton A group of evangelical bishops have recently written a letter asking for no change or development in our understanding of marriage … Continue reading

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‘Cake-Gate’, Discrimination & Established Churches

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer and Member of General Synod A Northern Ireland-based family bakery this week won its appeal to the UK Supreme Court against a conviction for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. You may be … Continue reading

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My Struggles with Fear & Distrust

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester As part of a team training exercise in Manchester, I recently redid my Myers-Briggs personality type. I haven’t changed from the previous occasion, at least a decade ago. I’m a firm … Continue reading

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Toxic Masculinity & Our Use of Pronouns

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham Archbishop Justin has some gay friends. He knows them and likes them, and indeed he thinks their relationships are fabulous. So it’s not personal. There is however a … Continue reading

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Preaching to the Converted?

Colin Blakely, Editor of the Church of England Newspaper and Co-founder of ViaMedia.News We all like a good sermon, and when one is delivered with wit and insight it can bring enormous benefits. And in the wider world when public … Continue reading

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