/February 1996 Articles

REFORM UPDATE

For the Sake of the Gospel That is the title of the annual Reform Conference at Swanwick March 11th - 13th (details elsewhere). All our publicity talks about our main aim, winning the nation for Christ. That can be an [...]

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LETTER FROM AMERICA

Left with God All the orthodox organizations in the Episcopal Church, political or not, seem to be losing money, because fewer people are supporting them. I think there are three reasons for this, and that these reasons suggest that the [...]

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LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

A New Climate for Evangelism Missionaries are often warned that they will experience greater shock on coming back to their own culture at the end of their period of service than they did when they first moved overseas. Returning to [...]

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SYNOD INSIDER

Pensioned Off? Until 1954 clergy pensions were provided from a separate fund financed by contributions from the clergy together with grants from the Church Commissioners and the Church Assembly. The assets of this fund were then transferred to the Church [...]

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30 DAYS

COMING APART AT THE EAMES Ponder the fate of the Revd. Richard Bradford, rector of All Saints, Ashmont, Boston. The entire diocese boasts some 9000 communicants on an average Sunday. Of these c. 1500 go to evangelical Trinity, Boston, while [...]

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FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

LENT WITH THE FATHERS For the Fathers, the ascetical discipline associated with Lent - fasting, almsgiving, prayer, self-denial - were an aid to enter more fully into the hope of the gospel. St. Paul proclaims, ‘There is one hope that [...]

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