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Martyred for the Gospel

Martyred for the Gospel
The burning of Tharchbishop of Cant. D. Tho. Cranmer in the town dich at Oxford, with his hand first thrust into the fyre, wherwith he subscribed before. [Click on the picture to see Cranmer's last words.]

Collect of the Day

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany.
The Collect.

O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Daily Bible Verse

Saturday, September 22, 2012

EV News :: Church Society - Safeguarding the CofE's Evangelical Identity

Since Archbishop Rowan Williams will be stepping down the Evangelicals in the Church of England are praying for the appointment of a new archbishop who will be sympathetic to the Reformed and Evangelical wing of the Anglican Communion.  Here is an excerpt from the article:

Furthermore, the council will also be writing to Lord Luce, as many other organisations are surely doing, outlining the qualities Church Society considers important for the new archbishop: a man who both meets the qualifications set out in Titus 1 and has considerable experience of local parish ministry.

Finally, members of the council have been in dialogue behind the scenes trying to protect and safeguard the rights of colleges like Wycliffe, Ridley and Oak Hill to determine for themselves the content of their ministerial training in line with their evangelical convictions and subscription to the Anglican formularies.

Church Society, both through the patronage work of the Trust and in other ways, is active in the work of promoting and safeguarding evangelical ministry within the Church of England, not just on the issues that get the headlines, but on all the issues that matter to the church's identity and future.
Click here to read more:  EV News :: Church Society - Safeguarding the CofE's Evangelical Identity

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