Church Times What the C of E can learn from the police
“Withdrawing resources from local communities results in loss of trust and confidence, argues Alan Billings”
Andrew Lightbown Theoro0 Speaking of character, culture, mixed economies / ecologies & parishes
written in response to the article by Alan Billings
Sam Norton Elizaphanian Synod: The dying of a church is not a management problem
Ian Paul Psephizo Why we should all be using printed Bibles17 Comments
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Speaking of character, speaking of culture
Kelvin Holdsworth Making the Real Presence, real.
Church Times Archbishop of Canterbury: ‘Daily fed and guided’ in sacrament
Archbishop Welby talks to Madeleine Davies about reform and the pandemic
Jenny Humphreys ViaMedia.News General Synod: Permitting Discrimination is Very Dangerous!74 Comments
Giles Fraser UnHerd Only chaos can redeem the Church
“God save our parishes from people with MBAs”
Church Times The love affair with the parish — has it ended?
Madeleine Davies, in part two of her study, looks at the forces for its retention and abandonment
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Purposeful Sexuality – naive, dangerous ideas about LGBTIQ+ and straight identities48 Comments
The Economist The Church of England needs new members. How to get them?
A new scheme hopes to create a million new converts in a decade
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Hierarchy, Bishops and Leadership in the Church
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Radical New Christian Inclusion – Changing Attitude England writes to the Bishop of London23 Comments
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Whither the Church of England – London diocese an exemplar?
Church Times ‘Focal’. ‘Oversight’. The C of E of the future
Madeleine Davies begins a two-part examination of the Church’s future
Archdruid Eileen The Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley The Minister is Tired
Gilo and Tony Surviving Church Award for Investigative Journalist supporting Abuse Survivors: Issues for the Church of England23 Comments
Paul Bickley Theos The Hundred: What Can Cricket Teach Religion?
Surviving Church Bleeding for Jesus. Martin Sewell reflects
Psephizo What does charismatic renewal bring to the Church?
Ian Paul interviews Christopher Landau, the new Director of ReSource.
Church Times Welsh agree to same-sex blessings in church
The Telegraph The Church in Wales to bless gay marriages
The Guardian Church in Wales votes to bless same-sex marriages
Charlie Bell Equal A fly on the wall15 Comments
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Speaking of the parish as a system
Mary Wakefield The Spectator What’s the harm in opening the church doors?
Madeleine Davies Church Times The Church and NDAs: when silence is enforced
David Goodhew The Living Church Whither the Church of England?
Surviving Church Review Article – German Lessons97 Comments
Tim Guymer Unadulterated Love Living in Love and Faith course material – key failings
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Personal Reflections on early Christian formation
Erika Cannon Earth & Altar Warning: Children in Church
Wesley Hill The Living Church Bring your Bible to Class – or Church9 Comments
Leander S Harding The Living Church What should bishops do?
Giles Fraser UnHerd Does Jordan Peterson believe in God?
“The professor isn’t being shifty when he refuses to declare his faith”
Rosemarie Mallett The Diocese of Southwark Remembering Slavery and Emancipation: Reparation and Restitution
Archbishop Cranmer has two pieces relating to our article earlier this week.
Safeguarding suicide: ‘there is a crisis of trust within the Diocese of London’
Martin Sewell Fr Alan Griffin (RIP): the buck stops with Bishop Sarah Mullally
Edmund Weiner Surviving Church Memories of Bash (Iwerne) Camps in the early 70s
Margaret Pritchard Houston Church Times Want children in church? Put them in charge42 Comments
Leslie Francis and Andrew Village Church Times Counting the cost of pandemic ministry
“What is the state of clergy morale, one year after the first lockdown”
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Misogyny in Islam and Christianity
Jen Frost Insurance Post Briefing: Ecclesiastical’s child abuse claims shame – CEO Hews’ admission too little too late?44 Comments
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church The Power of the Internet to bring change to the Safeguarding World
Frog Orr-Ewing Psephizo Do we need to ‘Save the Parish’?42 Comments
James Mumford UnHerd What the ‘Save the Parish’ campaign doesn’t understand
“Justin Welby’s plans are better than critics claim”
Mark Bennet Surviving Church Doing Church without the difficult bits
David Ford Church Times In defence of ordinary, faithful churchgoers
“Talk of ‘missionary disciples’ means little to lay people in the parishes — and risks alienating them”
Alison Milbank The Critic Is the Parish Church worth saving?
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Finding the voice of LGBTIQ+ people and allies in the LLF conversations9 Comments
Greta Gaffin Earth & Altar 5 ways to pretend you know more about the Church than you really do
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Searching for Expertise in Safeguarding in the Church of England
Giles Fraser UnHerd The Church is on the brink of revolt101 Comments
Alister McGrath The Living Church Anglicanism and the Natural Sciences
Gavin Drake The Jill Saward Organisation Church of England’s High Court contempt threat for abuse victims
Rachel White Surviving Church Lessons Not Learned: an 18-Month Review
Helen King sharedconversations The Church of England as a WASGIJ
Archbishop Cranmer Does it matter if Church of England parishes wither on the vine?29 Comments
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Radical Christian Inclusion – a definition
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church The ‘morale’ factor. Senior church staff and their support of clergy20 Comments
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Speaking of church, speaking of strategy; speaking of leadership
Martyn Percy Meander Feeding the Five Thousand23 Comments
Francis Spufford The Christian Century How I changed my mind about same-sex marriage
“It began when I realized the church has always had a process for changing its mind.”
Gilo Surviving Church Interim Support Scheme & Redress Scheme
Ian Paul Psephizo Can the C of E plant new churches and retain the parish system?
An interview with John McGinley
Paul Andrews The Yorkshire Post Why Church of England needs new PR team to win back worshippers
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love The LLF definition of radical new Christian inclusion is not radical, nor new, nor Christian, nor inclusive
Meg Warner The Tablet Anglicanism and mission
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Martin Sewell Archbishop Cranmer The immoral, scandalous and disgraceful nature of CofE bullying
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church The Importance of Prophetic Ministry in the Church
Anderson Jeremiah Church Times Mixed-ecology church: why definitions matter
“Some who use the language of biology are, in fact, proposing a model driven by economics”
Church Times Leader comment: Fr Griffin: one death too many
Meg Munn Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel Taking Zoom to the next level
The Gregory Centre for Church Multiplication An interview with John McGinley7 Comments
Kevin Scully Limiting factors? How did we get there?
Charlotte Gauthier All Things Lawful And Honest Set God’s People Free
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love ‘We’ve made our decision’: the Church of England and trans people3 Comments