by Mike Paget and Erica Hamence We open with these words we love from Kanishka Raffel, the Dean of St Andrews Cathedral: Matthew 11 records perhaps some of the best known and best loved words of Jesus: Come to me all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28) [...]
Why women should not be silent in the churches
Last week, I wrote a short post called 'Where do I stand on the issue of women preachers?'. The post wasn't intended to mount an argument for one position or another. Rather, it was written in response to questions I have been asked from inside and outside the church that I pastor, St Barnabas Broadway. The [...]
Where do I stand on the issue of women preachers?
In recent days, a number of people have asked me where I stand in the issue of women preaching in church. This is a question that matters to me. It matters because I'm the senior minister of one of the most recognisable Anglican churches in the country. It matters because my church, St Barnabas Broadway, [...]