Our Unity in Christ Series

Eyeball-to-Eyeball Communion

  • Friday, June 17, 2011

By Thabo C. Makgoba
Perhaps the Covenant is not perfect — no human invention ever will be. But it is more than good enough. It has the potential to work well, if we are committed to making it do so.

Families and Accountability

  • Friday, June 3, 2011

By R. Mwita Akiri
We do not live in a world that allows us to confine ourselves within our own geographical, cultural and social contexts. The world we live in is a global village, and more than that, it has become a dot-com age. We have to relate with and to one another, within and outside our contexts.

Recognizably Anglican

  • Friday, May 20, 2011

By George R. Sumner
Mission must balance both adaptation and a careful guarding of what is authentically Christian.

Building on a Solid Foundation

  • Thursday, May 5, 2011

By Ian Ernest
There is an urgency for all the stakeholders of this Communion to deal with the stranger within ourselves.

Section 4: Commitment in Word and Deed

  • Friday, April 29, 2011

By Andrew Goddard
The weakness of the Covenant lies not in the text and its alleged centralization but in the fact that many of the Covenant’s drafters and supporters now doubt that the standing committee and the instruments are sufficiently “fit for purpose.”

Belonging Together

  • Friday, April 8, 2011

By Geoffrey Rowell
All ecclesiology is about our belonging together, and our belonging together in Christ.

Catholicity Outweighs Autonomy

  • Friday, April 1, 2011

By Paul Avis
The future of the Anglican Communion is in jeopardy. The Anglican Covenant is the only credible proposal that I am aware of to help hold this family of churches together.

Embodying a Self-aware Anglicanism

  • Friday, March 11, 2011

By Matthew A. Gunter
Confessions serve as symbols of belonging which give particular communities a shared identity. As such, they are sources of cohesion and delineate communal boundaries.

An Ardent Longing

  • Friday, February 25, 2011

By Christopher Wells
I’ve found a remarkable bit of Victorian prophecy in a sermon, “The ‘Ardent Longing’ of the Anglican Communion for Peace and Unity” (1873), preached by the American missionary Bishop of Easton, Henry Lay, several years after the first Lambeth Conference.