Dean of Brisbane to Urge Synod to Unilaterally “Explore Ways” to Bless Same-Sex Marriages

The Diocese of Brisbane’s 2018 Synod will be held 5-7 October and their business paper [pdf] has been published. Of particular interest is motion 15. 15. Civil Marriage & Blessings The Very Rev’d Peter Catt to move; tba seconding: “That this Synod: notes that it has previously supported and encouraged the Social Responsibilities Committee in the […]

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FCA Australia Changes Name and Sets Out Support for New Zealand Dissidents

The AGM of the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans Australia has been held during the Anglican Future Conference in Melbourne. The meeting agreed to change the public name and title to “GAFCON Australia” in order to match similar decisions in other provinces. The Chairman, Bishop Richard Condie of Tasmania, also reported on the “offering of assistance […]

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Australian Anglican Future Conference Opens Amidst Rising Push for SSM

Australia’s Anglican Future Conference has opened in Melbourne with a theme of “Grace and Truth in Uncertain Times”. SydneyAnglicans.net has a great summary The opening of the Anglican Future Conference in Melbourne has begun with a stirring call for Christian leaders to defy secular stereotypes of the church as a dying force. That opening call came […]

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Interview with Archbishop Foley Beach

At the end of GAFCON I sat down with Archbishop Foley Beach of the ACNA, newly-elected Chairman of the GAFCON Primates’ Council. We talked about how he became a Christian, his story in ministry, fashions of Synod and so much more! Massive thanks to our friends at Anglican TV for making this happen.

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Which is the Real Josiah Fearon?

Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, formerly resident in Nigeria, is the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Office. The Anglican Communion News Service has published a number of pieces in recent days clearly seeking to undermine the momentum that the GAFCON movement is gaining in the lead up to last week’s successful conference here in Jerusalem. Under […]

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GAFCON Day 5 – A Mature Body

GAFCON Day 5 is well over but it’s abundantly clear that the GAFCON movement is anything but done. The statement, a “Letter to the Churches” read to the conference in the first morning session, is another substantial contribution to the life of the Anglican Communion and one which sets a clear agenda of Global mission […]

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GAFCON Day 3 – Contending for the Gospel

Wednesday in Jerusalem has seen an increased awareness of questions surrounding how people contend for the gospel and even what gospel they’re contending for. These questions are being answered both inside the convention centre but also far away. Here’s a great summary from GAFCON of the day’s events. The morning’s exposition by Bishop Tito Zavala […]

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