Category Archives: Living in Love & Faith

Minding Our Adjectives…

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, Member of General Synod and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation What do the words ‘biblical’ and ‘orthodox’ mean for you? I trained at theological college (a very long time … Continue reading

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Bridges, Kingdom and Unity

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News, Member of General Synod and Director of the Ozanne Foundation It had been a good but frank meeting. As I rose to leave, I put out my hand and said: “You know, my heart … Continue reading

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A Call to Repentance – A Lenten Reflection

by the Revd Robert Thompson, Vicar St Mary’s, Kilburn & St James’, West Hampstead and host of Open Table, London Ash Wednesday and the season of Lent echo the insistent call of God to renewal and reform in personal, communal … Continue reading

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The Darkness Within…

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor for the Province of Canterbury Some years ago I had the unenviable task of preaching a sermon to a congregation shortly after a member of the church had been arrested for alleged offences … Continue reading

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If You Can Be Anything – Be Kind!

by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight, Chair of One Body One Faith and Member of General Synod In a world where you can be anything, be kind. The death of the TV presenter Caroline Flack … Continue reading

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General Synod: The Highs & Lows

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester The General Synod of the Church of England, which I’ve been attending most of this last week, is a body that attracts its fair share of criticism. Its internal debates can … Continue reading

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Living in Love & Faith – a View from the Pew

by Erika Baker, Convener of the Christians for LGBTI+ Equality Facebook Group The recent shockingly unpastoral ‘Pastoral Statement’ on opposite sex Civil Partnerships has again focused attention on the +2-year long Living in Love and Faith (LLF) process that is to … Continue reading

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