New Zealand issues, news, reflections, and controversies - Anglican and otherwise
The Anglican Church in this land is in its third decade of attempting to be as inclusive as possible in its services. It is struggling, as are other Anglican provinces, with biblical understanding and hermeneutics. How surprising then to open our diocesan synod papers and find a motion from General Synod to officially authorise a version of the Bible that appears to run counter to both these intentions. Read further in the review of the English Standard Version - the Bible as some people wished God had written it.
The first last supper
The NZ census
God fill you with what?
The Lectionary - Te Maramataka 2007
A mistake in the psalter
A mistake in the baptism service
Baptism and marriage
The Worship Template and blessing same sex relationships
A new children's eucharistic prayer
Goodbye common prayer?
Shared Eucharistic leadership
How to read the Bible