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Susie Leafe reflects on Gafcon III

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“We Will Proclaim Christ Faithfully to the Nations!” Dear Friends, The above photograph was taken on the Temple Steps in Jerusalem, as the delegates at Gafcon III gathered together for a celebratory service and to have a photo taken ’10 Years On!’.  You can read more about the significance of this global photo shoot here. […]

Chris and Hannah in Lima Peru

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Where to start…? The last 2 months have been an absolute whirlwind. We had the pleasure of having Bishop Fanta Clarke, his wife Helen and four of their friends visit Lima at the end of April, quickly followed by Hannah’s Mum, brother William and his girlfriend Stef. This was a really powerful time together as […]

Contending

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Dear friends, ‘Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.’ Jude 3 Internationally, developments within the Anglican Communion are happening at a faster pace than probably […]

Rector’s Letter May 2018

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 Thank God for Billy Graham (1918-2018) ‘… and some evangelists …’ Ephesians 4.11 I was just 12 when I went forward at a Billy Graham ‘crusade’. At his prompting, back in 1984, I gave my life to Jesus Christ as my Lord and Saviour. It have always considered it the best decision I have ever made. […]

St Patrick’s remarkable achievement

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‘I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.’  Romans 12.1-2 What was Ireland like before […]

Chris and Hannah in Lima, Peru

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Prayer letter from Chris and Hannah Agnew in Peru Well, we’ve been here about three weeks now and already we know that it is going to be incredibly difficult to sum up three whirlwind weeks in one edition, so we’ll have to save some for next time! So far, we have visited ten churches, two […]

Why I am still a Christian

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Primarily because I am convinced Christianity is true. The Bible’s narrative about humanity’s fallen condition and a loving God who has entered our world to save us has always been extremely compelling to me.   Even from when I was a child being taught the elementary truths about God I have found it natural to […]

International News – GAFCON

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Chairman’s September 2017 letter 5th September 2017 Archbishop Nicholas Okoh To the Faithful of the GAFCON movement and friends from Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria and Chairman, the GAFCON Primates Council. My dear people of God, Gafcon is not just an organisation, but a movement that God has raised up and […]

Archbishop Cranmer

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In this 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Bill recounts the life of the man who did as much as any other to reform the Church of England. Thomas Cranmer was Henry VIII’s archbishop, the architect of the Prayer Book and a towering figure in the history of the English Reformation. All Christians – especially Anglicans […]

Joni

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‘Christ has been my strength for the last 50 years’   On 30 July 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was paralysed from the neck down after she dived into unexpectedly shallow water. For months after the accident she was in agony and despair. Joni was angry and felt that she would never smile again. However, fifty […]