Will the future of theological education be online?

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Two online three day zoominars for theological educators in South Asia and Africa in July  set out the possibilities and challenges for theological education for the immediate and medium term future. These workshops in South Asia and in Africa were facilitated and organised by GILD team (Global Institute for Leadership Development),  led by Dr Prasad […]

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Churches turn to open-air services

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Anglican churches are allowed to reopen for communal worship under certain conditions, with the final decision left with the PCC. Government guidance says that gatherings of more than 30 people are now allowed for acts of communal worship in churches, synagogues, mosques, temples and meeting rooms in England. Everyone attending the service should stick to […]

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EXTRA! Ideas for Adults – Why Do I Need the Church? – Session 4

Looking for digital teaching plans and helps? Check out LifeWay’s Church Assistance Package. Date: August 16, 2020 We Encourage One Another The Point: We need the encouragement of others—and they need ours. Get Into the Study Use the following information to introduce Question #1. Saul Scruggs and Keon Richardson work picking up trash in a […]

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God’s providence, human agency and COVID-19

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                            The Evangelical Fellowship of India is holding a series of Public Webinars on a theological response to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Canon Dr Vinay Samuel, former EFAC General Secretary, is giving the first on Thursday August 6 on God’s […]

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Ozanne YouGov Poll Challenged

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Letter in the Church of England Newspaper: Regarding the Ozanne YouGov Poll (Church of England Newspaper 24 July), the influential NSS survey was totally invalidated by some fatal flaws such as the fact that 52% of the participants were LGBT.  To be representative of the population it should have been about 2%, a clear indication […]

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EXTRA! Ideas for Adults – Why Do I Need the Church? – Session 3

Looking for digital teaching plans and helps? Check out LifeWay’s Church Assistance Package. Date: August 9, 2020 We Support One Another The Point: God gives the church spiritual gifts to accomplish His work. Get Into the Study Use the following information to introduce Question #1. Julia Lin is a high school junior in Portland, Oregon. […]

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Calling all Christians – time to wake up and stand!

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from Voice for Justice UK: We live in evil times.  To some, this may appear to be an extreme statement: but it recognises basic facts.  Over the last weeks, as we have battled the coronavirus pandemic – which so far has seen going on 46,000 deaths in the UK and 620,000 worldwide  – almost unbelievably we have seen […]

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QC has doubts over Percy investigation

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Lord Carlile’s remarks refer to safeguarding core group’s meeting The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy By Paul Handley, Church Times LORD CARLILE, a leading QC, has suggested that the safeguarding investigation into the Dean of Christ Church, the Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy, is potentially unlawful. His remarks this week relate to the creation of a safeguarding core […]

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Peter Biar Ajak and family from South Sudan safely in USA

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July 24, 2020
My Escape to America Shows the Price of Dissent in South Sudan The President Ordered Me Abducted of Killed.  This isn’t the Democracy the West Bargained for in 2011.

 By Dr Peter Biar Ajak I arrived safely in Washington Thursday after a harrowing journey from Nairobi, Kenya. I was forced into hiding after […]

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Biden and Evangelicals – and Catholics too by Dr Ron Sider

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On July 13, the national newspaper, USA Today,  published Dr Ron Sider’s piece urging Joe Biden to talk with evangelicals and Catholics. Biden should talk to evangelical voters about abortion and gay rights.  Here’s why and how. Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is reaching out to evangelicals. Hillary did not do that in  2016, and  81% of […]

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