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Dethroning the mythology for a richer vision of marriage

The Church of England has recently talked much about the sanity of marriage but much that has been said seems to owe more to an idealise, even mythological, view of an institution that in reality is much more diverse than often presented. 699 more words

God Reflections

A voice from the silent middle of the Church of England

The Church of England’s Diocese of Worcester website has published an LGBT supportive speech given by an archdeacon.

Archdeacon Nikki Groarke spoke in General Synod during a debate about the recent LGBT report released by the House of Bishops. 451 more words


What's inside the bishops' heads?

When communicating Church matters to the general population it helps to think about what people already know and also about how they interpret the world. 677 more words


Bishops react to CofE LGBT report

This very unusual Tumblr post from a Church of England bishop caught my eye this morning.

Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester, expresses sadness over the furore surrounding the latest bishops’ report about LGBT Christians. 288 more words


Ancient Landmarks

“Remove not the ancient landmark, which thy fathers have set” (Proverbs 22:28 KJV)

A senior Anglican ‘gay’ vicar and blogger, in his recent post gleefully outlined strategies to force the Church of England into permitting gay marriages. 1,223 more words

Choosing Love

Choose love, always, always, choose love. Love is not the easy choice. As Archbishop Tutu has said recently on the subject of forgiveness, those who believe forgiveness is only for the weak – have never tried it. 677 more words

My favorite things denied

I was a poor single mom before my husband and I decided to get married. Even though finances were tight, I allotted a small amount each month for buying books and plants. 1,060 more words