A Look Back (II)–The Jerusalem Declaration 2008

The meeting in Jerusalem this week was called in a sense of urgency that a false gospel has so paralysed the Anglican Communion that this crisis must be addressed. The chief threat of this dispute involves the compromising of the integrity of the church’s worldwide mission. The primary reason we have come to Jerusalem and issued this declaration is to free our churches to give clear and certain witness to Jesus Christ.

It is our hope that this Statement on the Global Anglican Future will be received with comfort and joy by many Anglicans around the world who have been distressed about the direction of the Communion. We believe the Anglican Communion should and will be reformed around the biblical gospel and mandate to go into all the world and present Christ to the nations.

–From the final text on which i will be giving a presentation later today


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One comment on “A Look Back (II)–The Jerusalem Declaration 2008

  1. SC blu cat lady says:

    Kendall+, You gave an excellent presentation about the Jerusalem Declaration. I am very glad that you gave the background story as to why the consecrations in Canada and the US were such serious ruptures in the fabric of the WWAC. That story does not get coverage but it is the true story that needs to be told. I especially liked how you pointed out that the Jerusalem Declaration is a carefully worded and crafted document so that if anyone accepts the Jerusalem Declaration you know exactly what their beliefs are. It was intentionally written in this manner.