The advantage of having such a widely read public forum to ask questions in is that you then get answers. A number of people have written to me to clarify some of the issues around yesterday’s post on the irregular …

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Many of you by now will have seen the press release from Anglican Mainstream about the ordination of a pastor from Sheffield by a Kenyan bishop. Nearly 10 years later both parent and daughter churches have continued to grow numerically …

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A fascinating piece on the Leadership Journal website. I’m probably violating numerous copyright laws by reproducing most of it, but it’s highly pertinent to the discussions we have here. Recently, a young couple started coming to our church. They’re very …

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Got any career ambitions? I’ve been having a few interesting chats with people over the past few weeks about the way that the Church of England handles preferment. Not that I see myself as a candidate for high office you …

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News broke last night in the Guardian of a controversial memo written by Colin Slee, the late Dean of Southwark Cathedral and a member of the Crown Nominations Commission. The fraught divisions have been laid bare in the leak of …

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