Mainline or Sideline?

November 4, 2015

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I have found these three podcasts from Office Hours on 18th century Reformed Theology fascinating and a wonderful food for thought in our own era as North American Anglicanism rushes toward “mainline” legitimacy rather than pausing to consider its consequences for future generations. The podcast discussion, begins with with Jennifer Powell McNutt, Ph.D. about her research at the […]

A True Cliché

April 18, 2015

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We all get circulars in the post. Pastors usually receive seasonal notices from para-church organizations of a recently released method(s) to congregational spiritual health or growth. When I read them two things strike me: first, the formulaic and methodological thinking in the“if you do this, then this…” or the “A”PLUS “B” will guarantee result “C” and […]

For a Tongue Like Thunder

April 7, 2015

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“But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of him everywhere” (2 Corinthians 2.14 ESV). I make it my particular intercession from Palm Sunday to Good Friday to pray for all Anglican ministers who are preparing Easter sermons and services, that they will […]

Archbishop Ben Kwashi to speak at CANA East Synod (April 30 – May 2, 2015)

April 7, 2015

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Originally posted on julian dobbs:
Archbishop Ben Kwashi, a well known as a preacher and evangelist throughout Nigeria, Africa, England and the United States will be speaking at the CANA East Synod, April 30-May 2, 2015 in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Bishop Julian Dobbs describes him as, “One of the most important and courageous Christian leaders of…

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Our Misery

March 26, 2015

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Reformed Anglican worship in Morning and Evening Prayer and in the Lord’s Supper keeps to the three-fold biblical pattern that was rediscovered in the Reformation: Guilt, where in preparation to receive Him, we realize and confess our need for salvation and a Savior. Grace, where we hear and understand from God’s gospel Word His provision […]

A Quick and Easy Chart on Two Kingdoms and Neo-Calvinism

March 26, 2015

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Originally posted on Allkirk Network:
The doctrine of “two kingdoms” has received a lot of attention in Reformed circles lately. Some say the idea is clearly Calvinistic, while others reject it as a “Lutheran” distinctive. To clear up some of the confusion over these issues, I recently created this chart and posted it publicly. It…

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March On

March 6, 2015

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A very sobering and at times a very modern read is G. R. Craig’s 1957 classic, Puritanism in the Period of the Great Persecution 1660-1688 that chronicles the suffering of the Anglican Puritan movement. From the return of the Stewart monarchy in 1660, Anglicans were persecuted by their fellow churchmen and citizens. Priests were removed […]