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February 02 2018 By dvirtue UK: Bishops try to blow up bridge, as George Bell Conference tries to build bridge

Dr. Gomes' keynote address 'The Bridge on the River Chaos' called for building a bridge with historical memory using the twin beams of truth and justice. Describing 'chaos' as the sea monsters in the creation account of Genesis who threaten to destroy God's creation, Gomes called for the 'logos' to combat the 'chaos'.

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January 30 2018 By dvirtue Groundbreaking Research on Episcopal Spiritual Vitality Reveals a "Hungry" Church

Something calling itself RenewalWorks ministry of the Episcopal Church which focusses on the spiritual life of the Episcopal Church and fosters a culture of discipleship, says that it has discovered catalysts that can address that hunger. They believe that basic spiritual practices such as daily prayer, scripture study, worship attendance, and serving the poor will lead to transformation.

Among key findings:

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January 24 2018 By dvirtue The Church of Zimbabwe is formed - UPDATED

According to Gwedegwe, the Church of Zimbabwe is a new entity...a new Church developing in Zimbabwe. The Church Times reported in 2007 that Gwedegwe was vicar-general to the now deposed Bishop Nolbert Kunonga and had a criminal record. He was Bishop Kunonga's election campaign manager, and was rewarded with ordination and the post of diocesan secretary after the Bishop's consecration.

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January 23 2018 By dvirtue St. Thomas-Fifth Avenue redefining what it means to be Anglo-Catholic

St. Thomas, an Episcopal church, located on the corner of the famed Fifth Avenue and West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, is one of three significant Midtown churches on Fifth Avenue including St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral between West 51st and 52nd streets and Fifth Avenue Presbyterian at West 55th Street. New York's famed St. Patrick's Day Parade marches before all three historic Fifth Avenue churches.

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January 19 2018 By dvirtue Forgiveness and Reconciliation: But by whom for whom?

Not necessarily.

Let's take the recent death of AMiA Bishop Charles "Chuck" Murphy, a man whose vision started the realignment in North American Anglicanism. He was touted as a visionary, a missionary bishop, orthodox in faith and morals, a preacher of some note, fund raiser extraordinaire, a leader for our times and much more.

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January 12 2018 By dvirtue Charles H. Murphy III, 1948-2018: ‘He Fought a Good Fight…’

Murphy was behind the First Promise Movement that led to the formation of The Anglican Mission, in opposition to the theologically and morally deteriorating situation in The Episcopal Church. He is recognized for his vision, innovation and values that made him a major figure in the birth of the realignment of Anglicanism in North America.

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January 10 2018 By dvirtue Queer Episcopal Organization "Integrity" Goes Volunteer as it Runs out of Money

What happened? Was it that the organization had won the culture wars on sodomy in TEC and no longer needed money for the organization, or that people had finally grown weary of sodomy being thrust at them from every level of the church, that they finally had had enough and said: no more.

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January 04 2018 By dvirtue GAFCON Chairman Unloads on Justin Welby in New Years' Letter

"Ten years ago, at our first gathering in Jerusalem, we dedicated ourselves to the service of this gospel. We described ourselves as 'confessing Anglicans' in contrast to those who were embracing a false gospel, yet had not been called to account by the traditional leadership of the Communion."

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December 30 2017 By dvirtue The ‘Mote and Beam’ Hypocrisy of two Church of England Bishops

That has not stopped two C of E bishops launching into a tirade on American politics, in particular the president, who got his support from some 81% of the evangelical population of this country.

Archbishop Justin Welby opined in a recent radio broadcast that he could not fathom why evangelicals voted for Trump, and criticized “populist leaders that deceive,” and said Evangelical Americans’ support for Trump doesn’t tally up with Christian teachings.

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December 26 2017 By dvirtue Three ACNA Bishops sign open letter opposing "transgender ideology"

The three Anglican bishops included ACNA Archbishop Foley Beach, Bishop John Guernsey, Diocese of the Mid-Atlantic and Bishop Eric Menees, San Joaquin. CANA/ACNA Bishop Julian Dobbs did not get the document in time but told VOL he would have signed it.

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