Archbishop Justin’s biographer, reflects on the recent news about his father – “Christian conversion, as a Cambridge undergraduate, has turned that self-sufficiency into God-dependency. Welby’s unshakeable confidence is shaped by his personal relationship with Jesus Christ”.
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What would it mean to move to being an Anglican Federation and is this a likely development?
Dr Graham Kings, now Bishop of Sherborne, wrote this review in 1994 for the International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Fulcrum is republishing it, with permission, in the light of the current crisis in the Middle East.
One of the books I read over the summer was Andrew Atherstone’s fascinating biography of Justin Welby. It is a considerably expanded version of the short book which Atherstone wrote immediately after it was announced that Welby would be Archbishop. The first thing which strikes you in opening the book is the thoroughness of the research. Atherstone has […]
Justin Welby has not yet written a leadership manual, but were he to do so, these would be his top four principles: strategize, build a trusted team, don’t play safe, recognise your fallibility.
Sadly, but perhaps inevitably, Archbishop Justin’s excellent and wide-ranging LBC phone-in (transcript here and recording here) in which he talked about food banks, Jesus as defining who God is for us, poverty, church and politics, climate change has, in reporting, been almost wholly reduced to one short exchange responding to one of a number of […]
Andrew Goddard explores the challenges facing the Pilling Group (more…)
Alongside his Evangelical heritage Justin Welby has been strongly influenced by Anglo-Catholic and Roman Catholic spirituality. (more…)
As Rowan Williams moves from being Archbishop of Canterbury to Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, a poem written in 2003 following his visit to St Mary Islington (more…)
Beginning Well: A Reflection on Justin Welby's first press conference at Lambeth Palace by Andy Walton When I left the office to head over to Lambeth Palace this morning, I was in good heart. We have a new Archbishop, and by all accounts he is the right choice. How many candidates could gain the ringing […]