Tag: Singleness

Civil-Partnered Bishops?

Canon Andrew Goddard has written a piece on the ACI website exploring issues around the statement made last month that the “ban” on clergy in Civil Partnerships becoming Bishops was being lifted. Has anything changed? By applying the requirements of

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The Real PCUSA Shocker

Lots of comment on the web about the decision of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America to change the rules under which candidates for ordination and church office are assessed. The Huffington Post’s headline sums up what

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The True Meaning of Change

Some interesting thoughts from Tim Wilkins. Can anybody say “post-gay“? Society in general and churches in particular mistakenly believe freedom from homosexuality is marrying, having 2.3 children and a dog in the back yard. A 2001 secular study on the

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Funding the Work

In response to a comment in a previous thread, I want to repost part of a piece I wrote two years ago in response to the Martin Dudley affair in London. We are rapidly approaching the point where the traditional

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The Nice Stuff

In the midst of people who seem to spend their whole lives just being derogatory to you and your family, it’s nice to get some positive feedback from time to time. Here’s just a snippet of the pleasant stuff from

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Ruth and Naomi

John H has made an excellent point over on Boars Head. Thinking about it further, this may be where Ruth & Naomi and David & Jonathan become relevant. I don’t think for a moment they can be taken as examples

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