Category Archives: Living in Love & Faith

LLF: Power, “Mother Church” and the Anglican Communion

by Dr Jo Sadgrove, Research Fellow at the Centre for Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds; Research and Learning advisor, USPG and Member of the Social & Biological Science working group of LLF Over the years, I … Continue reading

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LLF – That Video, Those Principles & a Call for a Public Inquiry

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia, Member of General Synod and Director of the Ozanne Foundation I made myself sit down and watch the Church of England’s Evangelical Council’s “Beautiful Story” video yesterday, which, like reading the massive tome Living … Continue reading

Posted in Human Sexuality, IICSA, Jayne Ozanne, Living in Love & Faith, Mental Health, Safeguarding, Spiritual Abuse | 35 Comments

LLF – Power, Fear & Our Inability To Do The Right Thing

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham, Member of General Synod and Trustee of the Ozanne Foundation Barak Obama has written the first volume of his memoirs.  In a fascinating interview about A Promised Land … Continue reading

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LLF – Patience & Pain

by the Venerable Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight and Chair of OneBodyOneFaith How long are LGBT+ Christians expected to carry the painful emotional cost of being part of an unsafe church? After a break of some 12 … Continue reading

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LLF – Waiting for Godot

by Prof Helen King, Professor Emerita in Classical Studies at The Open University and member of Living in Love and Faith project So it’s over. The resources are published, the initial reactions registered. In the run-up to publication, there was … Continue reading

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Living in Love & Faith – My Journey

by Rt Revd Christopher Cocksworth, Bishop of Coventry and Chair of the Living in Love and Faith project I am very grateful to be asked to contribute to Via Media and to share some thoughts on Living in Love and … Continue reading

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Scripture & Sexuality – Taking Nothing For Granted

by the Ven Nikki Groarke, Archdeacon of Dudley, Member of General Synod and Co-Founder of the Evangelical Forum on General Synod ViaMedia.News · Scripture & Sexuality – Taking Nothing for Granted – Ven Nikki Groarke At the beginning of this … Continue reading

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Covid, LLF and the Power of “Lived Experience”

by the Revd Canon Timothy Goode, Rector of St Margaret’s, Lee, Disability Adviser to the Diocese of Southwark and Member of General Synod ViaMedia.News · Covid, LLF and the Power of “Lived Experience” by Revd Canon Tim Goode ‘Beloved, let … Continue reading

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Collusion, Hypocrisy & the Greasy Pole to Success

by Dr Charlie Bell, Fellow at Girton College, Cambridge and ordinand at St Augustine’s College of Theology For those with ears to hear, the past few weeks have highlighted a very clear theme in the abuse scandal in the Church … Continue reading

Posted in Charlie Bell, Human Sexuality, IICSA, Living in Love & Faith, Safeguarding, Sexual abuse, Social Justice, Spiritual Abuse | 3 Comments

Church of England – Please Mind the Gap!

by Anne Foreman, Member of General Synod, Trustee of the Ozanne Foundation and former National Youth Adviser for the Church of England “If elected I will serve with the interested of parishes always in mind….”  So said my election address … Continue reading

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