Category Archives: Church of England

Bishops – Please Show Us Your Workings

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Former Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod I am glad to have among my friends several candidates for ordination, currently testing their vocations or in training.  I’m encouraged by the quality … Continue reading

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Is Good Disagreement Possible?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Director of the Ozanne Foundation This is the question that I presume many within the Church – particularly the College of Bishops, which met last week – are currently debating and asking. As … Continue reading

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Time for “A New Evangelism”?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Whatever the causes of Church decline – and I’ve spent much of my adult life researching this and writing about it – and whatever the scale or the finality … Continue reading

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Sex, Lies & Voting Records

by the Revd Neil Patterson, Director of Ordinands, Hereford Diocese and Member of General Synod The thoughts leading to this post arose a little while ago as my partner David and I enjoyed watching A Very English Scandal, the dramatization … Continue reading

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History & Doctrine – Written by the Winners?

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor for the Province of Canterbury It is a common dictum that history is written by the winners. Scholarship, particularly for the pre-modern world, enables us to uncover the other side of the story. … Continue reading

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Incarnational Truth – The Power of Testimony

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Author of Just Love I’ve been reflecting recently about the books that most shaped my youth and which helped give me a glimpse of a God who I was so hungry to know … Continue reading

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Tapping Into Love – Democratising Evangelism

By the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool Last week the General Synod met to address a wide-ranging agenda which included listening to victims and survivors of abuse, debating the Church’s approach to climate change, to appropriate investment in … Continue reading

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