New Anglican Leadership Course Anchored by GAFCON Jerusalem Declaration
The Anglican Leadership Institute is a ground breaking training initiative by the Diocese of South Carolina, formed in response to a call from Bishop Mark Lawrence to equip a rising generation of Anglican leaders from across the Communion.
The first session met from 3rd to 31st January in Charleston, South Carolina, under the leadership of Institute Director, the Very Rev Dr Peter Moore. Recognising the need for clarity and integrity in a time of much theological confusion, the course is firmly anchored in Scripture. Assent to the GAFCON Jerusalem Statement and Declaration is a condition of attendance and in this way participants are assured that the course promotes a faithful and authentically Anglican theological vision.
At the end of their time together the course members issued a statement reflecting on a rich learning experience. They affirmed their ‘confidence that servant and gospel-centered leadership has the power both to save the lost and to transform the church, in contrast to the church being conformed to the world’. Learning from the Reformation, they also recognised that such transformation often goes hand in hand with ‘standing on the truth of the Word of God at great cost’.
See also The Vey Rev Dr Peter Moore’s interview with David Virtue