Season of Creation: September 1 to October 4 (Resources)

PUBLIC WITNESS FOR SOCIAL AND ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE   Season of Creation Christians around the world are invited to give particular attention to praying and caring for God’s creation as part of the global Season of Creation, observed from September 1 to October 4 every year. General Synod 2019 passed a resolution adopting the Season of Creation in the … Continue reading “Season of Creation: September 1 to October 4 (Resources)”

Understanding “An Apology for Spiritual Harm”

 July 12, 2019 One of the central insights of mission studies in the last several decades has been the idea of “translateability”: the good news of Jesus Christ can be translated into different cultures and contexts across the globe. It’s an idea associated with the late Lamin Sanneh, an historian of world Christianity and an … Continue reading “Understanding “An Apology for Spiritual Harm””

The local option, legislative procedure, and pastoral generosity in the Anglican Church of Canada

  By The Rev. Dr. Jesse Zink July 29, 2019   In early 2016, the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada held a special meeting to discuss proposed canonical changes that would permit same-sex marriages. At the conclusion of that meeting, they indicated that the changes were not likely to achieve the necessary … Continue reading “The local option, legislative procedure, and pastoral generosity in the Anglican Church of Canada”

Marriage canon amendment fails to pass at General Synod

By MATT GARDNER July 13, 2019 Primate Fred Hiltz and officers of General Synod share a tense moment of silence before results are revealed. Photo: Matthew Townsend   The Anglican Church of Canada will maintain its traditional definition of marriage after a vote to amend the marriage canon failed to pass at General Synod 2019. … Continue reading “Marriage canon amendment fails to pass at General Synod”

Watershed vote as Anglican Church of Canada supports an indigenous church

Posted on: July 19, 2019  Archbishop Fred Hiltz anoints that Anglican Church of Canada’s National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald, as he is raised to the status of Archbishop Photo Credit: Anglican Church of Canada [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada has voted overwhelmingly to approve steps to enable … Continue reading “Watershed vote as Anglican Church of Canada supports an indigenous church”