Tagged with Anglican Church

Chris Wright and the Bible of Reformation

Chris Wright and the Bible of Reformation

This article was first published at the Anglican Diocese of Egypt.   Visiting Egypt for the 500th anniversary of the European Reformation, Chris Wright aptly taught on Biblical preaching. And in his public lecture to nearly 300 people on January 26, he focused on the centrality of the Bible for all reformation. “Ecclesia semper reformanda,” … Continue reading

Key Developments in the Anglican Global South

Key Developments in the Anglican Global South

With the release of their ‘Sixth Trumpet,’ Anglicans from the Global South announced their discontent with the state of the worldwide communion. Meeting in Cairo, Egypt from October 3-8, delegates from 16 provinces discussed issues of both unity and mission, addressing the Anglican Church worldwide. This question and answer format highlights the key developments, as … Continue reading

Mothering Society to Hear the Deaf

Mothering Society to Hear the Deaf

Speaking to house mothers at one of the more unique boarding schools in Egypt, Saleem Wassef challenged them to maintain hope with difficult children. “Repeat yourself over and over again, because it is a long journey to raise a child,” said the administrative director. “Keep teaching them, even though they don’t listen.” As every father, … Continue reading

Global South Anglicans Tour the Egyptian Treasures

Global South Anglicans Tour the Egyptian Treasures

In cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism, the sixth Anglican Global South conference enjoyed a taste of Egyptian antiquities. Delegates toured the Giza pyramids, a papyrus gallery, and the Egyptian museum, closing the day with a dinner cruise on the Nile River. “Egypt is safe,” said Archbishop Mouneer Hanna Anis of Egypt, chairman of the … Continue reading

An African Anglican is an Anglican, Twice

An African Anglican is an Anglican, Twice

Many an African Anglican has been accused, and perhaps felt a pang of conscience, of belonging to the church of the colonizer. However much they are thankful for the Gospel, the church in popular understanding remains essentially English. Little do they know the opposite is true. The Anglican Church is essentially African. Delegates at the … Continue reading

Honor and Humility in the Anglican Communion

Honor and Humility in the Anglican Communion

From Bishop Mouneer in his diocesan newsletter, on the recent visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby: In the Middle East, Africa, and much of the non-Western world, extending honour is among the chief virtues. Our Anglican Communion is blessed to have a leader who embodies not only this cultural value, but also its … Continue reading