The Gospel in the Parish
Posted 25 Sep 2018
Edward Keene and Simon Skidmore report on this year's JAEC.
• 6 seminar options, including turnaround ministry in non-evangelical parishes, growing a parish, national church structures, and BAPs;
• 5 seminaries represented (albeit down from seven last year!);
• 4 bookstalls offering a feast of written materials;
• 3 action-packed days;
• 2 CofE bishops;
• 1 shared commitment: gospel growth in and through the Church of England.
It could only be JAEC 2018!
Church Society Podcast: Reporting from ReNew
Posted by Ros Clarke, 24 Sep 2018
Ros Clarke presents interviews and reports from this year's ReNew conference.
Lee Gatiss’s talk included this quote from J.C.Ryle (found in Distinctive Principles for Anglican Evangelicals):
and this from John Stott:
Gerald Bray Essay Prize
Posted by Ros Clarke, 20 Sep 2018
Church Society are delighted to announce a new essay prize, in honour of the long-standing editor of Churchman, Gerald Bray.
Church Society are delighted to announce this new essay competition in honour of Gerald Bray. Professor Bray is a world-leading evangelical Anglican theologian and church historian who has faithfully served as Editor of Churchman for 35 years.
The prize is designed to encourage new evangelical authors. The winner will receive £300 and the winning essay will be published in Churchman. Essays should be 5-7,000 words in length, including footnotes, and may be from any theological discipline and on any subject, but must be in accordance with the aims of Churchman as described below. The deadline for submissions is 1 October 2019.