/December 2000 Articles

SYNOD INSIDER

What are they saying? IN THE PLACE across the road there is a lot of talk about the hours of sittings. MPs have grown used to the idea of kicking off in the afternoon and letting sittings extend through the [...]

2017-06-26T18:30:45+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

30 DAYS

Naughty girl. Sadly, being so far down the order, the question did not receive a reply. But there it was on the General Synod order paper. "What steps are being taken to dissuade the editor of New Directions from actively [...]

2017-06-26T18:30:12+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

Endgames AT THE PRESENT point of its decline, one might have expected the Anglican Church of Australia to take seriously the heartfelt pleas of both Sydney evangelicals and Forward in Faith catholics regarding the kind of alternative episcopal oversight that [...]

2017-06-26T18:29:42+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

LETTER FROM AMERICA

From the City of Brotherly Love FIRST, SOME background : At the '98 Lambeth Conference the Bishops present voted by a large majority to reaffirm Anglican and Catholic traditional teaching about marriage and sexual morality. This was in direct response [...]

2017-06-26T18:29:12+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

FiF UPDATE

It could be you . . . WANTED: AT LEAST 400 VOLUNTEERS. The more eagle-eyed readers of New Directions will have spotted these words in last months FiF Update: "And finally, in Resolution 2000/10, Frs Robin Ellis and Sam Philpott [...]

2017-06-26T18:28:42+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

IDLE CURIOSITY

Last Chance Saloon I HAVE TWO messages for those just finalising their Carol Service. First, you haven't got long. Second, whether the new millennium is due soon or already eleven months old, if the numbers mean anything this is a [...]

2017-06-26T18:28:08+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

FEW ARE CHOSEN – Part II

Robbie Low continues his investigation into the realms of the bizarre IN MY FIRST ARTICLE on the Crown Appointments Commission (CAC.) (October 2000) I attempted to outline the scriptural understanding of the episcopal task and the actual process by which [...]

2017-06-26T18:27:39+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

MALAWI MAILING

Acts 22: 44–47 – or something very like it! FATHER JUSTICE MSINI is a young FiF priest in Malawi. Trained at Zomba Theological College, he assisted in the parish of Mangochi, a strong Anglican centre at the southern tip of [...]

2017-06-26T18:27:05+00:00 December 2000 Articles|

LIBERA NOS A MALO

John Hervé preaches on the evil that besets us IT IS AMAZING how many Clergy begin sermons with "Now I am no Theologian" - and then proceed for fifteen minutes to demonstrate the fact! But when we are faced with [...]

2017-06-26T18:26:32+00:00 December 2000 Articles|