The BBC Reith Lectures are always stimulating. Yesterday I listened to a great one by Niall Ferguson entitled “The Darwinian Economy“. The transcript is here. There’s lots of good stuff on the current economic crisis. Ferguson states his basic thesis: In my view, the lesson of the 1970s is not that deregulation is bad, but that […]
The Christian Post in Singapore are reporting that the Diocese of Singapore has elected Rennis Ponniah as it’s 9th bishop. The Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Church in Singapore, the Right Reverend Rennis Ponniah has been appointed the Ninth Bishop of the Diocese of Singapore, the Archbishop of South East Asia, the Most Revd. Bolly […]
The 2012 synod of the Diocese of Singapore meets later this week on Friday and Saturday 11&12 May. While there’s obviously lots to do, the main item of interest will be the election of a new bishop, replacing John Chew [wiki] who has served in that capacity (and, more recently, as Primate of SE Asia). It’s a key […]
Audio from a talk given by Peter Jensen from the GAFCON Westminster meeting. Well worth listening to as a clear explanation of where conservatives in the Anglican Communion understand the main faultline to be – not sexuality but something far more important, the gospel itself.
Willie Philip, the pastor of St George Tron in Glasgow (Church of Scotland, Presbyterian), was at the recent GAFCON meeting in London. Here’s his brief comments,
The GAFCON leaders’ meeting in London has closed with a media release entitled “The movement begins its mission“. It is, essentially, the first stakes in the ground marking out GAFCON’s vision of the future. In their final conference ‘Commitment’, the leaders resolved to work together in an ever-strengthening partnership, to stand by each other and […]