Thw WCC is renewing efforts to promote global Christian unity and conversation through an 'alliance of alliances' which will acknowledge differences and work through cooperation rather than conformity.
Perhaps the UK's best known twentieth century evangelical representative, a former chaplain to the Queen, has announced he is retiring. John Stott has been a major voice in world Christianity and a big influence in his own Anglican church.
Amid confusion about who will play a role at the global Anglican Primates meeting in Tanzania this week ‚Ä' with reports that even the evangelical Dr John Sentamu is unacceptable to hardliners gathered around Nigerian Archbishop Peter Akinola ‚Ä' a UK-based broad church organization has declared ‚ÄúEnough is Enough‚Äù.
A prominent evangelical Christian, the Rev Malcolm Duncan, who heads up the Faithworks movement ‚Ä' which is involved in public service provision ‚Ä' has welcomed the Sexual Orientation Regulations (SORs) that some Catholic and Anglican leaders have described as compromising their consciences.
A leading Evangelical has branded planned demonstrations by Christians against the Government's proposed Sexual Orientation Regulations (SORs) due to be discussed in the House of Lords tomorrow, as "virulent" and "aggressive".
The Interfaith Alliance Foundation in the US has used its show on Air America Radio today (17 December 2006), to examine the continuing controversy over a promotional video for an evangelical Christian group filmed inside the Pentagon ‚Ä' in likely violation of military regulations about religious proselytizing, it says.
The Anglican-founded InclusiveChurch network has said that a broad based Church of England should not allow itself to be "held to ransom" by a number of mainly conservative evangelical parishes who are reportedly intending to set up an alternative episcopal jurisdiction using retired bishops to provide their own, separate ministry within the Church