Christian B&B loses Supreme Court appeal

Peter and Hazelmary Bull“The UK Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by a Christian B&B that only allows married couples to share a double bed.

Owners Peter and Hazelmary Bull had been successfully sued by gay couple Martyn Hall and Steven Preddy, and ordered to pay £3,600 in damages. …”

– from The Christian Institute. (Some background… PDF.)

At 95, Billy Graham’s ‘last’ message is the same as his first

Bill Graham“Come to the Cross, by repentance and faith.” – Billy Graham’s Message.

29 minutes. Watch it and pass it on.

This is currently being shown across the United States in a national outreach as Bill turns 95.

Defence Sunday 2013

Defence SundayHere’s a heads up from the Defence Anglicans website –

“Defence Sunday is held annually on the Sunday nearest to Remembrance Day (11 November).

We use the day to:

– Details, prayers, and other resources you can use on the day here.

To boldly go… with the troops

Defence AnglicansThis story by Southern Cross journalist David McIntyre won the ARPA Silver Award for ‘Best Feature Single Author’. It gives a good picture of the life of Australian military chaplains –

“Navy Chaplain Andrew Lewis washes dishes in the scullery on board the transport ship HMAS Success – not because he has to, but because it gives him ‘permission to sit down with the cooking staff at morning tea’.

He then goes up to the bridge to chat to the officers on duty before heading off to a meeting with the commander of the ship. …”

– Read it all at Defence Anglicans.

Happy Birthday to Dick Lucas

Dick LucasAs Adrian Reynolds of the Proclamation Trust observes, today is Dick Lucas’ eighty-eighth birthday.

Let’s give thanks for this dear brother who has been such a blessing to so many.

Top stories from August 2013

top stories august 2013These are some of the key stories you might have missed during August –

Glenn Davies elected Archbishop of Sydney

The Archbishop’s Inauguration

Archbishop Davies at Moore College Chapel

Launching the ‘Jesus brings’ campaign

J.C. Ryle’s Evangelistic Strategy

ACL President’s address — 2013 Annual General Meeting

Ugandan primate calls for GAFCON support

Ethics at the beginning of life

New Life newspaper 1st Sept 2013

New LifeThe latest issue of New Life newspaper from Melbourne (1st September 2013) includes stories on persecution in many countries. It’s an 800kb PDF file from the New Life website.

ACL President’s address — 2013 Annual General Meeting

The Rev Gav Poole, President of the Anglican Church LeaguePresident of the Anglican Church League, the Rev. Gav Poole, gave this address at the Annual General Meeting earlier this month:

“Chappo knew as much about denominational politics as anyone. He was after all a member of the ACL. But the legacy he left us with was a passion for the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

ACL President’s address, 15 August 2013

In 2003 I received an important lesson in priorities. At the time I was ministering in The Episcopal Church (TEC), Dallas, Texas.

In 2003, the TEC General Convention consented to a practicing homosexual becoming the Bishop of New Hampshire. That led to a sequence of events that changed the Anglican Communion forever.  Read more

Glenn Davies elected Archbishop of Sydney

Archbishop-Elect Dr. Glenn DaviesThe Anglican Church League warmly congratulates Archbishop-Elect Glenn Davies on his election as the 12th Archbishop of Sydney and assures him, and his wife Dianne, of our prayers and support as we together seek to win Sydney for Christ.

We look forward to a continued strong relationship with Archbishop Davies, who is also an Emeritus Vice President of the League. Dr. Davies will be installed as Archbishop on Friday 23rd August in St. Andrew’s Cathedral.

Russell Powell at has more on the election.

Canon Rick SmithHere is the statement made this evening to the Sydney Synod by Canon Rick Smith on moving the motion that Bishop Glenn Davies be invited to become Archbishop of Sydney:  Read more

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