The Church In Exile

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Carl Trueman writes: The Christian church on earth is always, in a sense, in exile. Whatever the incidental identities of her members may be—whether of nationality, race, class, or gender—their ultimate identity is that they are in Christ and belong to him. Compared to the ephemeral categories that human cultures have created for distinguishing one from another, this foundation in … Read More

Is the CofE a Sect?

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“What has happened as a consequence of the decision by general synod is the Church of England no longer looks like a national church, it simply looks like a sect like any other sect” So said Sir Tony Baldry, Second Church Estates Commissioner yesterday. “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to … Read More