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Anglicans Ablaze: education and leadership key for discipleship

This year’s Anglicans Ablaze in Cape Town was an opportunity to explore spiritual and social issues including inequality and poverty.

10 October 2016

Young people at Anglicans Ablaze in Cape Town

Thousands of young Anglicans are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa for the biennial Anglicans Ablaze conference.

06 October 2016

Canadian bishops shift focus from same-sex marriage to mission

After three years discussing the marriage of same-sex couples, the Canadian House of Bishops intends to shift its focus to “evangelism and discipleship and mission”

04 October 2016

East Asia youth forum to ignite fire of revival

Anglican provinces across East Asia are staging a cross-provincial youth forum to encourage potential new leaders and to “ignite the fire of revival” in the region.

25 July 2016

Southern Africa launches Decade of Intentional Discipleship

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa will launch a Decade of Intentional Discipleship at its biennial renewal conference, Anglicans Ablaze, later this year.

18 July 2016

ACC wants "every province, diocese and parish" to focus on intentional discipleship

The Anglican Consultative Council has called on “every province, diocese and parish” in the Anglican Communion to “adopt a clear focus on intentional discipleship” as part of a “season of intentional discipleship” to run for the next nine-or-so years.

22 April 2016

Adult Sunday Schools suggested in discipleship move

The Church of England’s Bishop of Chelmsford, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, has suggested that churches should “renegotiate the Sunday contract” to include adult Sunday schools and eating together. The bishop made his comments during a plenary discussion on discipleship at the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) meeting ACC-16, in Lusaka.

14 April 2016

Major new report calls Anglicans to Intentional Discipleship and Disciple-Making

A Communion-wide season of intentional discipleship should not be created to address poor church attendance, or to counter the challenge faced by churches with high attendance and low commitment. Instead, it should be “a response to the biblical call to make disciples to honour and glorify God, as Christians live out their faith in everyday life,"a major new report published by the Anglican Communion says.

31 March 2016

Mind the Gap - growing disciples in Peru

Churches in South America have been growing at a phenomenal rate, but, according to the Bishop of Peru, the Rt Revd Bill Godfrey, and his team of lay workers, there has been a gap. “If you ask the average person in Peru if they are a Christian, the majority will say they are, but how that makes a difference in their day to day lives is much more limited,” says lay worker Paul Tester.

02 March 2016

Anglican Consultative Council theme highlights current mission challenges

The overarching theme for the next year’s Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16) meeting in Zambia, “Intentional Discipleship in a World of Differences”, has been chosen by the Standing Committee of the Anglican Communion as a response to daily Christian challenges.

04 November 2015