More than 1,000 conservative Anglican leaders were in Jerusalem on Sunday to open a week of discussions looking at the future of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
There is no doubt that we are at an unsettled moment in the Church of England, the Secretary General of the Church of England General Synod told journalists on Monday.
Integral mission is “foundational” to the church’s response to some of the biggest challenges facing the world today, said the head of the World Evangelical Alliance, Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe.Tags WEA
A controversial debate by the Church of Englands General Synod over whether it should seek to convert Muslims has been postponed to 2009.
The Christian Broadcasting Council has voiced concern over the medias portrayal of Christians and pro-life campaigners following recent coverage of their views on the Human Fertilization and Embryology Bill.
In an era of broken politics and bad religion, faith is making a serious comeback as a force for social change, says Christian author and speaker Jim Wallis.Tags Relief
In his first major speech on religion, Tony Blair said Thursday night that religion must be rescued from extremism and irrelevance and used as a force for good at a time of global turmoil.
'Far from evangelicals being an embarrassment, we should think of ourselves as integral to Gods great news for our community, and tell ourselves again with a certain humility and confidence that we have a vital role to play as active Christians and active citizens in the public square.'
The last few months of violence and bloodshed in Kenya should serve as a warning to churches around the world to be prophetic leaders in their communities, the president of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) told Christian leaders earlier this week.
The general secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, has announced he will not seek another term as head of the 349-member ecumenical body.
The Church of England General Synod opened in central London Monday with a wide-ranging address from the Archbishop of Canterbury on his recent Sharia law comments and the forthcoming Lambeth Conference.Tags Ecumenical
The Christian Muslim Forum has said that comments made by the Archbishop of Canterbury on accommodating aspects of Sharia and religious conscience within Britains secular legal system have opened up an important but complex debate.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, faced heavy criticism after stating that the introduction of some aspects of Sharia law in Britain was 'unavoidable.'
The group tasked with drawing up a covenant that 77 million members of the Anglican Communion can unite under has issued its second draft for consideration in the months running up to the global Lambeth Conference.
The Bishop of Stafford has called on churchgoers to celebrate Anglicanism and 'proclaim what God has done and is doing for us in Jesus Christ,' but to also undertake an honest self-assessment of where they stand with Jesus.