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Crossway is our quarterly magazine, with news and comment on issues of Anglican evangelicalism. Selected articles are posted here.

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Posted by Ros Clarke, 31 Mar 2021

The Spring 2021 edition of Crossway is now out!

Articles in this issue include:

Where are the working classes? Gary Jenkins looks at some reasons for the estrangement of the working class from the Church of England, and suggests ways in which we should respond.

Class prejudice - education in the CofE. Mark Wilson draws on his own background growing up in a UPA parish to discuss education and training for working-class ministry.

Selection for ordination in the CofE. Andy Greenhough explains how a new discernment process should lead to more candidates from under-represented groups being selected for ordination in the Church of England.

Reaching the masses. Ros Clarke shows how J. C. Ryle modelled a ministry which could ‘reach the masses’.

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Posted by Ros Clarke, 22 Dec 2020

The Winter 2021 edition of Crossway is now out!

Articles in this issue include:

On sowing seed on stony ground. Jason Ward finds inspiration for ministering in a time of pandemic from Paul’s witness to King Agrippa in Acts 26.

Living in Love and Faith, and how to do it. Kirsten Birkett gives an introduction to Living in Faith and Love, the book released by the Church of England on 9th November 2020.

Considering ministry in the CofE. Mark Burkill looks at whether evangelicals should still be considering ministry in the Church of England.

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Posted by Ros Clarke, 29 Sep 2020

The Autumn 2020 edition of Crossway is now out!

Articles in this issue include:

Racism: will we miss the opportunity? Niv Lobo explores the reasons why we might not be using scriptural resources to address racism.

Black lives indeed matter. Oyin Oladipo reflects on the issues of race and racism, and possible ways forward, from the perspective of a black ordinand.

Densel and Marcia Davy: an interview. Martin Davy interviews his parents about their experiences as black people growing up in the UK after their arrival from Jamaica.

The gospel and race. Ro Mody examines systemic racism in the Bible and in the Church, and suggests action points for conservative evangelical Anglicans.

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Posted by Ros Clarke, 29 Jun 2020

The Summer 2020 edition of Crossway is now out!

Articles in this issue include:

Gathered Together. Ros Clarke asks ‘What actually is church?’, reminding us that, ordained or not, all Christians are the ‘lay people’ who together form the church.

Keep calm and remember your baptism! Eleanor Brindle sets out the importance of teaching the children and young people in our churches about the reminders of God’s grace we find in the sacraments.

How Shall They Hear? Tim Ward reviews Ryan McGraw’s book on preaching.

Proclaiming the Lord’s Death. Paul Darlington examines the value and usefulness of the Lord’s Supper in evangelical churches today.

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