GAFCON's choice of the archbishop of ACNA as chair of their Primates’ Council forces us here in North America to reckon with these developments.
The women of GAFCON and their opinions and ministry have largely been ignored in the last decade of the Anglican Communion’s life.
Update: Read here the letter to the churches from GAFCON 2018. By Esau McCaulley For most Christians in the United States, today will be another Friday. Even for many Episcopalians and Anglicans, the day ... Read More...
To proclaim the gospel, we must first defend the gospel against threats from without and within.
The newly created GAFCON synod will consist of three members from each province and fellowship of GAFCON.
"If GAFCON creates parallel structures what does this mean for the Communion? Are we heading into a separate church? If that is the direction, are we happy to wake up one day and say that we are not a part of the Anglican Communion? I do not think that we have arrived at that stage."
GAFCON is clearly here to stay. Questions remain about the role it will play in the lives and ministries of its supporters and detractors.
An Anglican province bent on mission but without theological and historical depth will make for a weak, divided church.