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John Knox on why denominations have their uses but are not essential

It’s argued that Samuel Rutherford started the ball rolling toward modern democracy and that it all began in the Church of Scotland. In the opening chapter of his biography of Samuel Rutherford, however, Kingsley G. Rendell gives a really helpful … Continue reading

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Colin Coward and Rod Thomas – who wins?

Colin Coward of Changing Attitudes and Rod Thomas of Reform were interviewed by Justin Webb yesterday morning on the Today programme on Radio 4.  The interview contains the essential elements of the disagreement between the two  Church of England parties … Continue reading

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Hugh Balfour on inner city ministry

Thanks to Hugh Balfour for his honest, helpful and encouraging view of ministry in the inner city which arrived from Reform this week. Here he states the factors which militated against him getting out of Christ Church, Peckham when he … Continue reading

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More must hear the call to the inner city

Here’s two quotes, the first from Total Church and the second from Jonathan Fletcher’s recent Reform paper (it arrived in the post yesterday) Back To The Future. Reforming The Church of England – Learning From The Past, both highlighting the … Continue reading

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