A short version (including links to the more detailed discussions) of a dialogue with “affirming evangelicals” David Gillett, David Atkinson and David Runcorn arguing that they present three distinct (and at time incompatible) approaches in their support of same-sex unions or marriage. Their arguments open up a range of wider questions that, if wrestled with, might encourage us all to think in fresh ways, help to clarify the nature and significance of disagreements, and even lead to greater understanding, respect and perhaps greater consensus emerging.
A hymn for peace as we prepare for the centenary of the ending of World War One.
Is the reaction against Ely Cathedral flying the Pride flag missing some more important points about flag-flying?
What are we to make of Pope Francis changing Roman Catholic teaching on capital punishment?
An exploration of what lies behind the controversy over William Nye’s letter to TEC concerning its proposed changes in marriage liturgy and doctrine and their likely impact.
Can the Church of England offer a service of prayer and dedication to civil partnered and legally married same-sex couples given its current doctrine?
In seeking to address abuse in spiritual contexts how helpful is the language of “spiritual abuse”?
A new hymn for Christmas – #Godwithus
Building on the earlier analysis of the language of “walking together”, this explores the possible shape of the 2020 Lambeth Conference.
Reflections on “walking together” after the Primates’ Meeting of October 2017