Arminianism of Rome Whose Voice Do You Hear? “My sheep, saith Christ, hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me; and I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish. O, most worthy Scriptures! which ought to compel us to have a faithful remembrance, and to note the tenor thereof; […]
Church of England
Will ageing congregations be the death of the Anglican Church of England?
Some in its midst fear the answer to that question is yes.
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Andreas Whittam Smith, the overseer of the Church of England Investment Fund, told the General Synod yesterday that the Church of England was facing a “crisis” with its ageing demographic. He expressed concern that there would be no Church of England left as ageing members start to die out in the next few decades. He likened the Church of England to large companies that “perfectly and impeccably manage themselves into failure.” He suggested that not all Anglicans were fully aware of the scale of the crisis facing the Church of England.
Nicky Gumbel, Alpha Course pioneer of the Anglican Church of England, spoke to a Roman Catholic Congress audience of 1,500 people at St Stephen’s Basilica.
From The Times : November 4, 2004 Spirited away: why the end is nigh for religion Christianity will be eclipsed by spirituality in 30 years, startling new research predicts. Our correspondent reports on the collapse of traditional religion and the rise of mysticism. In the beginning there was the Church. And people liked to dress […]
Article from Emerging Church “Fresh Expressions” UK website (bold emphasis added): Steve Hollinghurst, Researcher in Evangelism to Post-Christian Culture at Church Army’s Sheffield Centre, and Yvonne Richmond (Chaplain for evangelism at Coventry Cathedral) kicked off a national tour ‘Equipping your church in a spiritual age’ designed to help local churches engage with today’s growing interest […]
Sourced from Emerging Church “Fresh Expressions” UK website (bold emphasis added): More than 80 people from all over the south west peninsula gathered in Launceston to explore the implications of the fresh expressions movement for Devon and Cornwall. Representatives came from churches as far apart as St Just in Penwith (near Land’s End), Paignton and east […]