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.
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 […]
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 […]
Something a little different…
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 […]
received by email As nearly 2,000 delegates from over 50 countries were travelling to Jerusalem for Gafcon 2018, Dr. Josiah Idowu-Fearon, Secretary General of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC), wrote a letter to the Primates suggesting that his office alone should have a monopoly on all ministry networks in the Anglican Communion. In a letter […]
GAFCON Day 2 is well over and it’s been another big one. The day opened with an exposition by Richard Coekin on the crucifixion of Jesus from Luke’s gospel. His opening line set the tone: Christ and him crucified is central to everything! Richard encouraged us all to make brave decisions where others in church […]
With GAFCON only a few days away here’s the Chairman’s latest letter. To the Faithful of the Gafcon movement and friends from Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria and Chairman, the Gafcon Primates Council. ‘Our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem.’ Psalm 122:2 My dear people of God, The ‘Songs […]
Kevin and I talk all things Melbourne gay wedding and some related GAFCON stuff.