Interview with William Taylor

This week I’m at the CMS Summer School where this year’s speaker is William Taylor, rector of St Helen’s Bishopsgate in London. William was good enough to sit down with me (outside! you can hear some of the wildlife!) and we chatted about his conversion, his current ministry at St Helen’s, his impressions of Summer […]

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GAFCON UK: The Church of England and Lambeth 1:10 – The Embarrassing Rainbow Elephant in the Room

One of the things I’m appreciating about GAFCON UK is their willingness to call it like it is. There’s an increasing move amongst “conservative” leadership in the Church of England to insist that really everything is ok. Yes, there are  the odd clergy here or there doing the wrong thing but basically the ship is still […]

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Shock Horror, Sydney Clergy in Clerical Collars!

Joe Wilhelm has a lovely observation tucked away in his “Top 10 Things You May Not Have Expected About GAFCON” 2. Bishops, bishops everywhere – but not a mitre to be seen. While Archbishops Welby and Wabukala wore their bishops’ mitres at a Sunday morning service before the conference began, the purple-shirted crowd has eschewed mitres and most […]

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CofE - 15 Anglo-Catholic Bishops Write Open Letter

From here but increasingly being picked up in many places, These are grave times in the Church of England especially for those of us unable in good conscience to accept that any particular church has the authority to admit women to the episcopate. While we certainly accept the good faith of those who wish to […]

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