It’s out and it’s good.
D. Concerns about the main Report
In particular, in the light of the Dissenting Statement, we express the following concerns about aspects of the Report:
Although the church’s teaching is upheld, its theological and biblical basis is not clearly articulated and there appears to be a willingness to separate teaching . . . → Read More: Fulcrum Response to Pilling
Last year’s blog post proved very popular and I’m slowly putting together a list of people who will make my top ten this new year.
If you want to make any suggestions, then use the comment thread below (but remember to say *why* you are nominating someone).
. . . → Read More: Anglicans to Watch – 2014
Dear Changing Attitude,
When Colin Coward writes,
We expect the House of Bishops to invite LGB&T people to participate in their December meeting when they discuss the Pilling Report.
We expect the College of Bishops to invite LGB&T people to participate in their meeting on 27 January 2014 when they discuss the Pilling Report.
We . . . → Read More: An Open Question to Changing Attitude
With impeccable timing that demonstrates the sovereign hand of God, today the Living Out website is launched. Head over there and check it out.
What’s it about? Let me let the three founders tell you in their own words.
Living Out is for you if you’re somebody who experiences same sex attraction. We want you . . . → Read More: Living Out
Two thoughts as I digest Pilling (remember folks, it’s just a discussion document) and do bits of media around it.
First, the idea that permitting clergy to pretty well do what they want liturgically doesn’t change our doctrine is a nonsense. In the press conference this morning, Sir Joseph Pilling couldn’t bring himself to say . . . → Read More: Pilling – Two Thoughts
You need to read the whole Pilling Report, but the Bishop of Birkenhead’s dissenting statement spells out all the issues much better than I could.
415. It is with much regret that I have concluded that I cannot sign the report of the House of Bishops’ Working Group on Human Sexuality (‘the Report’). I . . . → Read More: Pilling – Bishop of Birkenhead’s Dissenting Statement