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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

5th March 2020
Yesterday we looked at those who are persecuted and martyred on earth in the light of Eternity. When we obey the Biblical mandate to be their advocates, we discover the depth of their earthly...
4th March 2020
For the past few days we’ve been exploring the theology of advocacy for persecuted brothers and sisters. Being good advocates with resources from the Scriptures is very important, and we’ll look at...
3rd March 2020
Yesterday we explored how Moses spoke as an advocate for the Hebrew people to God by reminding Him of His past deliverance of them. Another characteristic of effective advocacy from Moses was how he...
2nd March 2020
The Exodus 7 Daily Office reading last Friday showed Moses, the advocate for the Hebrews to Pharaoh. God prepared Moses for this role from before his birth! Moses was saved from the massacre of...
28th February 2020
Advocacy for persecuted brothers and sisters around the world is a spiritual calling. To demonstrate the spiritual dimensions of advocacy, and to give us some ideas on how best to fulfil our role as...
27th February 2020
As Christians we are called, given a mandate actually, to be advocates. There are many different advocacy avenues. Christians called to be advocates plead the cause of the poor, rescue victims of...
26th February 2020
It is Ash Wednesday. Today we begin Lent. When we receive the imposition of ashes, we are told to remember that we are dust, and that we will return to dust. We are dust and ashes.
25th February 2020
Every Lent we take time to reflect on things we have left undone. We repent of our sin and contemplate our mortality as we prepare for the great feast of the Resurrection. This year, I invite you to...
24th February 2020
This anonymous second-century homily is among a handful of Christian sermons that have been preserved from the very earliest days of the Christian church.  It is bold in its proclamation of salvation...
21st February 2020
Origen was born in Alexandria around 185. His father was a Biblical scholar and teacher, who was executed by the state for refusing to renounce Christ when Origen was still a youth, and the family's...
20th February 2020
John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople from 397-407, was one of the early Church's greatest preachers, whose homilies were written down by stenographers and widely circulated. Many hundreds of...
19th February 2020
Ambrose was the Roman governor of Liguria and Emilia before he was made Bishop of Milan by popular acclamation in 374. Trained as a rhetorician, Ambrose was a persuasive preacher who refuted most...
18th February 2020
Gregory of Nyssa was born in 335 to a devout aristocratic Christian family in Cappadocia, which had suffered persecution for their faith. Gregory's grandfather was martyred and his parents had their...
17th February 2020
Augustine was born in north Africa to a pagan Roman father and a Christian Berber mother. He spent his youth as a true pagan and in his Confessions, describes his time in a heretical sect in Rome and...
14th February 2020
Ambrose was the Roman governor of Liguria and Emilia before he was made Bishop of Milan by popular acclamation in 374. Trained as a rhetorician, Ambrose was a persuasive preacher who refuted most...
13th February 2020
Paul was living in a narrow prison as though it was heaven itself and he bore the wounds and the lashes more readily than others reach for rewards. Indeed he regarded his sufferings as prizes and...
12th February 2020
It was Saint Paul more than anyone else who showed what man is and how great is the nobility of our nature, as well as what capacity for virtue this human creature has. Every day he advanced in...
11th February 2020
John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople from 397-407, was one of the early Church's greatest preachers, whose homilies were written down by stenographers and widely circulated. Many hundreds...

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