The Rt Revd George Elliott
A Biblical Reflection given by The Most Reverend Bernard Ntahoturi Archbishop of Burundi The Anglican Church of Burundi.
O God, you wonderfully created and yet more wonderfully restored the dignity of our human nature;
This is why we need the Anglican Communion,” sighed Bishop Hilary Luate Adeba of the diocese of Yei, Sudan, after an hour-long discussion of the enormous challenges of rural mission during a Bishops’ Self Select Session on Wednesday.
Listening to God and Each Other: The Bishop and Human Sexuality
Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury. Profile: Thomas Shaw, Bishop of Massachusetts and Philip Baji, Bishop of Tanga, Tanzania.
Living Under Scripture: The Bishop and The Bible in Mission
Susan Moxley, Bishop of Nova Scotia, Canada. Martin de Jesus Barahona, Archbishop of Central America. Filadelfo Oliveira Neto, Suffragan Bishop of Rio de Janeiro. Profile: Spouses' 'I am the Vine' Project Bible Study Team.
Much has been written about the immense faith of Martha and Mary, both of whom truly believed that her brother would not have passed away had our Lord been present with them, and of our Lord’s declaration to Martha that “I am the resurrection and the live; he who believes in my, though he die, yet shall he live, and whoever lives and believes in me shall never die.”
Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: help us so to hear them, to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest them
The Spouses took the lead on Tuesday with a joint plenary with the bishops on the abuse of power. The session, called ‘Equal in God’s Sight: When power is abused’, was convened on behalf of the Spouses Conference by the Conference Bible Study team and led by Dr Jenny Te Paa, the Principal of St John’s Theological College, New Zealand.
Organisers of a recent conference in Woking, Creating a Safer Church, hope to establish an international network within the Anglican Communion to deal with issues around the abuse of power.
Audio from Press Conference, Wednesday July 30th, chaired by Phillip Aspinall, Archbishop of Brisbane, with Archbishop David Moxon and Prof. Gerald West.
‘What is Lambeth ’08 going to say?’ is the question looming larger all the time as this final week unfolds. But before trying out any thoughts on that, I want to touch on the prior question, a question that could be expressed as ‘Where is Lambeth ’08 going to speak from?’. I believe if we can answer that adequately, we shall have laid some firm foundations for whatever content there will be.
Some in the Anglican Communion may have found themselves a little irritated by the amount of rhetoric that has issued from the Vatican in recent weeks on the divisions facing the church. The Anglican Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Holy See, the Very Revd David Richardson, says that instead, the concerns of the Roman Catholic Church should be taken as a very positive reminder that the unity of the church is God’s will.
Mrs Chitra Kovoor talks to us about the very well attended sessions she’s been leading in the Spouses’ Conference on management skills.
Western culture often exacerbates the difficulties Christians face in societies where they are in a minority, the Moderator of the Church of Pakistan said yesterday.
Friends -- this is for me a profoundly moving moment. You we have invited me, a Jew, to join your deliberations, and I thank you for that, and for all it implies. There is a lot of history between our faiths, and for me to stand here, counting as I do the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York as beloved colleagues, is a signal of hope for our children and the world they will inherit.
Almighty God, from whom all thoughts of truth and peace proceed: kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your pure and peaceable wisdom...
Audio from Press Conference, Tuesday July 29th, chaired by Phillip Aspinall, Archbishop of Brisbane, with Dr Jane Williams, Dr Jenny Te Paa and Dr Maria Akrofi.
Equal in God's Sight: When Power is Abused
Jane Williams, Diocese of Canterbury. Profile: Joan Devashayam, Diocese of Chennai.