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Return to the Rock

Return to the Rock

Christians in the West have it easy, easy that is compared to their coreligionists in Uganda, Somalia, the Sudan, Northern Nigeria, or any one of a number of countries where belief in Christ carries a possible death sentence at the hands of the euphemistically titled “extremists.” Thanks to global Jihad, the Koran inspired holy war against [...]

Distinction Without Separation, the Model of Marriage for Ecumenical Strategy

Distinction Without Separation, the Model of Marriage for Ecumenical Strategy

The Rt. Rev. Ray R. Sutton on Church Unity. The other day I attended an important committee meeting where two people who needed to be there were absent. It was one of those frustratingly, need-to-meet-and-decide-but-can’t gatherings. The two people we required to reach a conclusion and move forward simply couldn’t make it. Their reasons for [...]

In The News

In The News

Forward in Christ takes note. TEC Sidelined: It appears that the election of a lesbian as suffragan bishop of Los Angeles has had consequences for The Episcopal Church (TEC). Following the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Pentecost letter to the Anglican Communion, TEC has been relegated to “consultant status” in the Communion’s formal [...]

The ACNA College of Bishop’s Discussion of Women’s Ordination

The ACNA College of Bishop’s Discussion of Women’s Ordination

Fr. Lee Nelson reports. On Friday, June 11th, the the Anglican Church in North America College of Bishops spent over two hours considering the question of the ordination of women to the priesthood.  The discussion was formed by a preliminary presentation by Dr. Leslie Fairfield of Trinity School for Ministry followed by presentations by the [...]

The Persecution of Afghan Christians

The Persecution of Afghan Christians

A report by the Rev'd. Canon Julian M. Dobbs On June 9, a group of Afghan Christians issued a statement to the global Christian community, pleading for prayer and support on behalf of the Christians in Afghanistan who are being arrested and executed in raids officially sanctioned by the government. The increased hostility towards [...]

Renewing the Spirit

Renewing the Spirit

Excerpts from the President of Forward in Faith North America's (FIFNA) opening address to FIFNA's annual Assembly. You and I have been placed in a position that is transitional and pivotal,       because we have been given the opportunity to live out the implications of our Catholic heritage in a new and exciting way. This is a time for [...]