Tag: Repentance

Breaking News – Nothing Changes

What is it with the media? They have a perfectly well laid out news report in the Church Times which is followed up by a reasonable and easy to comprehend press release from the House of Bishops. Result? Apparently the

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Restored Hope Network

The Restored Hope Network now has a website up with a doctrinal statement and details about the upcoming launch Conference. For those who haven’t been following the difficulties at Exodus, a number of affiliate ministries have left over Alan Chamber’s

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On the Naughty Step

A genius moment in this morning’s interview on BBC Radio Sussex. When I was asked about the news that Lambeth Palace would continue to review child protection issues for Chichester Diocese, my reply was that my four year old son

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Reflections on Outing

A reminder of some words I wrote a year ago. — The core of the argument against having Jeffrey John as the Bishop was laid out in a legal opinion offered from the legal team at Church House. In it they suggested

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Is the Southwark Legal Opinion Biblical?

That title is a formal way of asking whether the legal opinion that was offered by Church House as part of the discernment process for the appointment of a new Bishop of Southwark was unfair. A large amount of comment

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In the Guardian

Well not technically in the print edition, but I was commissioned to do a column for the Comment is Free Belief section on, what else, gay bishops. Enjoy! The Church of England is in a mess and most of us

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