Tag: Failure

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are

The “Cure Me, I’m Gay” documentary earlier this week has got me thinking. One thing that I have noticed amongst men who seek to change their homosexuality is that often they feel that the church will see them as somehow

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Be Careful What You Wish For

You might get it. When Dame Heather Steel (of her own volition, but after consultation with the Bishop of Winchester) published an advert in the Jersey Evening Post asking for submissions to her in relation to the Terms of Reference

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Exodus Shutting Down

Here’s a collection of good thoughts from around the web.   The timing of the announcement to close Exodus International with the appearance by Alan Chambers on Our America with Lisa Ling is not a coincidence. On this program Chambers

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No Confidence

The text of Canon Stephen Barney’s reasons for the vote of no confidence in Philip Giddings is now public. My reason for asking members of the House to debate this motion is that I do not have confidence in our

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GS Oxford Clergy Transfer Analysis

Here is the transfer analysis for the election of clergy proctors for General Synod in Oxford Diocese. The most striking observation on these stage transfers is the failure of Chris Sugden to get elected. Last time (2005) in Oxford Diocese

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Listening to ex-ex-gays

At times I can be hard on ex-ex-gays. In particular I’m a bit annoyed at the moment by Peterson Toscano who says that he wants to “help foster a deeper discussion”, but whose website that he has created (Beyond Ex-Gay)

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