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General Secretary's Blog

Archbishop Benjamin Argak Kwashi has been General Secretary of Gafcon since the start of 2019. He became the third bishop of the newly created Anglican Diocese of Jos in 1992, and in 2008, he was consecrated Archbishop of Jos Province in the Church of Nigeria. He is the author of several books such as Evangelism and Mission: Biblical and Strategic Insights for the Church Today. He is married to Gloria and they have six children, one of whom is also a priest. They have 50 orphans living with them in Jos, Northern Nigeria and another 470 at their school. You can watch the interview with Ben and Gloria at Jerusalem 2018 here to find out more about their experience of Gafcon since it began:  

 

1st July 2019
"As Christians... let us take the Bible, the words of God, let us memorise, let us meditate, let the word of God guide and direct our lives so that we may abide, because outside of the word of God...
25th June 2019
"If you are sitting in a church where the gospel is preached but makes no demand on a corresponding ethic on your life it is not gospel." Archbishop Ben Kwashi preaches on John 15 v1-5.
5th June 2019
"His ascension assures us that God is truly God." Archbishop Ben Kwashi, Gafcon's General Secretary preaches on John 16 v 16-24.
16th January 2019

In this last blog as General Secretary, Dr Peter Jensen characteristically places the gospel at the heart of his message.

4th October 2018

In his latest blog, Archbishop Peter Jensen discusses who is really to blame for the brokeness of the ordinary structures of the Anglican Communion in light of the decision made last week by the...

12th July 2018

In this blog, Peter Jensen offers some personal reflections on Jerusalem 2018.

30th May 2018

In this article, Archbishop Peter Jensen explores the distinction between sin existing in the church and doctrine being changed and blessing what God condemns.

22nd February 2018

Peter Jensen asks whether committed relationships between two Christians of the same sex are acceptable. He argues that western churches have drifted from truth on this issue.

10th January 2018

In this blog, Dr Peter Jensen considers whether the current focus on sexuality hinders our presentation of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

21st November 2017

Peter Jensen discusses how all attending GAFCON 2018 will bring the "special gift of fellowship" and how those not attending still have a crucial role to play.

19th September 2017

Peter Jensen refutes the idea that Gafcon is both divisive and opposed to the Anglican Communion. He also reiterates why Gafcon exists.

22nd August 2017

Archbishop Peter Jensen reflects on Jerusalem 2008 and Nairobi 2013, explaining why Future Conferences are so important. He concludes by looking forward to Jerusalem 2018.

3rd August 2017

Archbishop Peter Jensen challenges the idea that in regard to the Bible's teaching on same-sex marriage, it is possible to hold a 'middle ground' position.

6th June 2017

In this blog article, Peter Jensen discusses the current divisions in the Anglican Communion, why such division matters so much and how Gafcon should respond.

25th April 2017

In his fourth blog marking the 500th anniversary of the reformation, Peter Jensen considers martyrdom, and how the Oxford Martyrs gave their lives for the true, biblical gospel.

28th March 2017

Peter Jensen reflects on the life and work of William Tyndale, whose belief in the clarity of scripture led him to translate the Bible into English.

2nd March 2017

In the second in his series of blogs marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Peter Jensen reflects on a favourite bible verse - 1 Timothy 1:15.

1st February 2017

In the first of a series of blogs on the reformation, Peter Jensen writes on the sinfulness of the human race and the danger of the soul.

31st December 2016

Dr Peter Jensen responds to a controversial and revealing interview given by the General Secretary of the Anglican Communion.

29th November 2016

In this blog, Peter Jensen explores the term 'homophobia', arguing that whilst Christians have been guilty of unkind attitudes, bullying and discrimination toward homosexuals, this word is being...

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