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Broke and Vacant

I've noted many of the recent troubles of the Anglican/Episcopal church.  Now we read that the Church of England may be broke and vacant before we know it.

The Church of England recently invested some 200 million dollars in Al Gore's environmentally minded investment firm, Generation Investment Management.  It is one thing to make an environmental statement, it is another to risk the church's money in unproven, trendy technologies.  Click here: Religious Intelligence - News - Church of England puts its faith in Al Gore's investment arm

Furthermore, church attendance in UK Anglican churches is projected to fall by 90% by the year 2050!  90%!!!!  With attendance tanking, and money disappearing down Al Gore's "carbon credit" rat hole, that means many more properties will be available to serve as Mosques . . .  Click here: Church attendance 'to fall by 90%' | World news | The Observer

And then there is good ole Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, who worries that Rick Warren prays to a God who forces "God's homosexual children to deny who they are, to deprive themselves of love and intimacy that is permitted every other one of God's children."  The lengths to which people (especially Episcopal Bishops) go to excuse and justify their sins simply amazes me.  Click here: 10 Minutes With...Gene Robinson

Reader Comments (3)

OK, it's much more fun to shoot at the Anglican / Episcopal follies posted here, as opposed to settling the paedo / credo baptist issue (as in the discussion two threads down), but there's a certain fish-in-a-barrel quality about this thread.
December 31, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterPB
Gene Robinson needs to read Jude and listen to your recent sermons about what Jude has to say about False Teachers in the church. And what is this "all God's children" nonsense? More liberal gobbledygook that sounds nice but means nothing. The Universal Fatherhood of God is one of those heresies that sticks around and leads to all sorts of odd and sinful conclusions.

Matt Holst
December 31, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermatt holst
While the Anglican Church in the UK is in decline, much of the losses are to Evangelical or Catholic churches, as those wings leave (taking the money with them) because the State is pushing the church further down the liberal road than would be the case in a disestablished church.

Also I don't know of any Anglican churches turned into Mosques. I know of one turned into a Sikh Gurdewara (due to people movement - immigrants moved into that area of the city, the people who would have gone there to new developments and new churches).

Much of the Anglican church is dying, but the bits that are are the bits that weren't alive anyway. Parts of it are thriving, though most of their congregations, being UK Evangelicals wouldn't care that much if it was Anglican, Independent, Methodist or whatever as there aren't really denominational boundaries anymore amongst the Evangelicals. Those who would consider themselves as Anglican first tend to be those who still see it as part of being what one does if one is British and middle class.
January 1, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterSi Hollett

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