Multi-faith unity and Christian witness to Christ; Insurance Premium Tax in the Autumn Statement; Senior appointments in the C of E and BAME representation levels; What Jesus ate: certainly not carp or catfish; Cathedral finances: time for a national trust?; Power of a blue scarf: the joy of being a Reader; The spirit of generosity; Disquiet at Manormead nursing-home closure; Review of the C of E’s green strategy is needed; Healing and curing; Naming and shaming?
The GAFCON list and the Bishop of Salisbury; Need for a strategy to cultivate BAME leadership; Position of confirmation in the Church in Wales; Derren Brown and the ministry of healing; The gospel in India long predates CMS’s work; Bradford convert
BAME vocations and racism in white-led C of E; Brief observations on the US President-Elect; GAFCON’s charge sheet against the C of E; Countryside ministry: a churchwarden’s enquiry; Implications for Church of the Henriques report
Liberal theology in the Renewal and Reform era; Various journeys but a single destination; The ‘panorama of saints’ and Common Worship; Glitter and foil; Debates on morality and their methodology; If you are sitting comfortably, what does that say?; Tracing the footsteps of Huguenot ancestors
Renewal and Reform: evangelism, bishops, laity, and decision-making; Relevance of 20th-century liberal theology; Anglicanism in prison; The Christmas coin that shows the three Kings; Gimmicks and gizmos of ‘comfy-chair’ church; Unfinished business of the Reformation: time to consignLuther to history; The gay-marriage letter from 89 Evangelicals; Spotting the similarities in stained glass
The row that has silenced York Minster’s bells; The future of Christianity in the city of Mosul; Impertinence of church-planting careerism; Flexibility and theology in church reorderings; GAFCON shame; The belief questions of the 1960s: superseded, or just suppressed?; Fairness in redrawing constituency boundaries; Pay up, shut up?; Prophetic note
Renewal and Reform: issues of vocations, training, and lay leadership; The C of E and the new GAFCON statement; House-for-duty terms; Ken Loach film highlights suffering in the UK; Anglican-Quaker relations: a lesson learnt, and one still to be learnt; The Battle of Hastings and the raising of the Holy House at Walsingham
The size of parliamentary constituencies; Confirmation requirement in the Church in Wales; Complementarians and C of E church-planting; Abuse allegations against British forces in Iraq; Anglican woman bishop and her RC counterpart; English cathedrals and the Green-report training; Democracy in Israel and under Palestinian rule; ‘Citizens of nowhere’; Assistance for debtors; Overcoming fears about mental-health issues; Faith and fashion
What is the message of the would-be reformers?; Baffled by a mission that disregards boundaries; Let the era of autocratic Visitations be past; Social theologies of Conservative and Labour; Kenyan Paralympian and positive change; Mother Julian, her anonymity and her message; Walsingham ways; Israeli democracy and Anglican opinion; Science, faith, and an upside-down sundial
The ‘vocations mountain’ and drastic proposals for church reorganisation; Not the whole truth; Sexuality, a clergy vow, and interpreting data; Wise and wonderful?
Christian social teaching on economic migration; Proposed design of new Lambeth Palace Library; The sexuality debate; and the ‘shadow synod’; Trust in politicians, and the charge of deception; Status of lawyers’ event; CPAS’s part in the genesis of Youth Praise