Tag: General Assembly

Church of Scotland – Same-Sex Relationships and Ministry

The Church of Scotland (Presbyterian – not to be confused with the Scottish Episcopal Church) has released the report of its Theological Commission on Same-Sex Relationships and Ministry. You can download a copy here. The report (which is extensive) offers

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Changing Attitude Misrepresent the Kirk Sexuality Report

In the latest blog post from Changing Attitude, the penultimate paragraph makes the following assertion. The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly meeting on Monday held a significant debate on questions relating to ministers in same-sex relationships and also with regard

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What the Kirk Did (and Didn’t) Decide

You may have seen the news reports in the papers on the decisions made yesterday at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian). Take, for example, this story in the Guardian. Scotland‘s largest protestant church has voted to

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Statement on Kirk’s Sexuality Debate

Click play below to listen to a superb response to Saturday night’s news from the Kirk’s General Assembly by Dr W J U Philip of St George’s-Tron, Glasgow. [audio:https://www.peter-ould.net/wp-content/uploads/090524am_assembly_statement.mp3] Remember, the struggle in Edinburgh is not over yet. Tonight the

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Kirk wobbles on sexual morality

Woke up this morning to the news that the Church of Scotland had overturned a complaint about a newly installed prebyter who “shares a committed relationship with his Christian partner David”. Ruth has more: The unity of the Church of

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