GAFCON grows – conference doubles

Posted on June 19, 2018 
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“Not to choose to embrace Jesus is to choose to reject Jesus.” This stirring call to Jesus-centred mission, and biblical faithfulness came from Ugandan Bishop Alfred Olwa at the start of Global Anglican Future Conference 2018 in Jerusalem today.

The meeting is the third GAFCON and came 10 years after the first gathering which established a movement to promote bible-based, mission-focussed ministry in the Anglican Church.

The conference is unique because unlike other Anglican Communion gatherings lay people participate, as well as clergy and bishops.

GAFCON 2018 is meeting in the Jerusalem International Convention Center in order to fit the two thousand delegates – almost twice the number who met in 2008. …

– Read today’s report from Jerusalem by Russell Powell.