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Gafcon is a prophetic movement, putting the Bible back at the heart of the Anglican Communion, but above all it is a spiritual movement and I am delighted to introduce a weekday devotional 'Lift Up Your Hearts'. These devotionals will greatly enrich our common life and I urge you to share them widely!

From Monday August 3 Revd David Martin will be writing the devotions on 1 Peter and you can watch a live interview with him here about his ministry, church planting and his devotions.

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Archbishop Ben Kwashi
Gafcon General Secretary

20th May 2020
Today is the last Rogation Day and the last day of our Easter devotions. For Thursday is Ascension Day, and in Cranmer’s Book of Common Prayer it marked the beginning of the short season of...
19th May 2020
The Tuesday following the Fifth Sunday after Easter was traditionally one of three Rogation Days devoted to repentance from sin, thanksgiving in the light of the goodness of God, and prayer for...
18th May 2020
The three days following the Fifth Sunday after Easter are traditionally set aside for petitioning God to prosper the efforts of our hands, especially as it relates to sowing crops in the Spring in...
15th May 2020
The traditional Epistle reading appointed for the Fourth Sunday after Easter expresses that special theme so very dear to Cranmer and his fellow Reformers - the intertwining of Scripture, salvation...
14th May 2020
True joy - that is the ultimate goal sought in the Collect appointed for the Fourth Sunday after Easter. This traditional prayer defines real joy as the product of longing to do God’s will and...
13th May 2020
This week’s collect is a helpful reminder that Cranmer was convinced that daily bible reading was the key to growth in godliness, since the Holy Spirit worked through God’s Word to transform us from...
12th May 2020
At the heart of Thomas Cranmer’s theology was his concern for the affections of the heart. He was deeply influenced by Medieval English Spirituality.  Richard Rolle (d.
11th May 2020
Thomas Cranmer’s translation of the traditional Latin Collect appointed for the Fourth Sunday after Easter addresses one of the major themes of his writings - the transformation of the affections. We...
8th May 2020
As highlighted by his reuse of the traditional Collect appointed for the Third Sunday after Easter, Cranmer wanted the English people to become dedicated bible readers. That way, they would...
7th May 2020
In the context of the English Reformation, the Collect appointed for the Third Sunday after Easter sought a reformation not only in the hearts of the English people but also in their church’s faith...
6th May 2020
Cranmer’s reuse of the traditional collect appointed for the Third Sunday in Easter took on new meaning in the light of the English Reformation. Like the ancient church, the “light of thy truth” was...
5th May 2020
Thomas Cranmer was fully aware that the deceitful “devices and desires of our own hearts” would all too often lead us into the error of approval-earning, even though it was a “ready way to...
4th May 2020
As we have seen, Cranmer would want Anglicans to concentrate on what God has saved them for. Because only by focusing on the benefits of Christ’s death and resurrection will believers find the proper...
1st May 2020
Cranmer’s Collect appointed for the Second Sunday after Easter reminds us that loving gratitude is the key to becoming more like Jesus. To follow in his footsteps, our affections need to change from...
30th April 2020
Cranmer’s Collect for the Second Sunday after Easter encourages us to be motivated to follow in Jesus’ footsteps out of grateful love for his unconditional love at work in our lives. Sadly, though,...
29th April 2020
Cranmer’s Collect for the Second Sunday after Easter reminds us of the importance of finding the right motivation for seeking to be more like Jesus. While the Reformers would encourage us to pursue...
28th April 2020
Cranmer’s Collect for the Second Sunday after Easter reminds us of his perennial concern to link justification to sanctification. In so doing, he answers the all-important question for Christians:...
27th April 2020
Cranmer’s Collect for the Second Sunday after Easter reminds us of his perennial concern to link justification to sanctification. In so doing, he answers the all-important question for Christians:...

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