September 22, 2021

Martyn Percy: “Nuts and Bolts” (I): Reflecting on the Governance Review Group Report

Perhaps, like me, you have dipped into the Governance Review Group Report with a cocktail of emotions – wariness, Deja-vu, impending sense of gloom tipping into […]
September 16, 2021

Lorraine Cavanagh: The Trouble With God

Seldom do the readings set for any one Sunday match the mood of the moment, still less the mood of the person preaching. Take harvest, for […]
September 15, 2021

2021 Inclusive Church List of Supported Candidates for General Synod

Please find the link to Inclusive Church’s supported candidates here: link. Modern Church has been working with Inclusive Church and a coalition of church groups to […]
August 18, 2021

General Synod Elections 2021 – update from our partners at Inclusive Church

We are very close to the General Synod elections, which will set the agenda in the Church of England for the next five years.  We need […]
July 24, 2021

Modern Church President elected to Fellowship of the British Academy

The British Academy has announced the election of 84 new Fellows to its ranks, recognising contributions to a broad range of disciplines across the social sciences, […]
July 10, 2021

Anthony Woollard: A Great Leap… To Where?

Only Martyn Percy could offer such an extended and telling comparison between Maoist China and the Church of England today, as he does in his blog […]
July 9, 2021

Sally Barnes: Leadership Matters

on behalf of the Public Squares’ Refugees Hospitality and Welcome Group Leadership matters. Good, principled leadership matters. It sets the tone for how people respond and […]
July 7, 2021

Martyn Percy: The Great Leap Forward (Part Two) – The Church of England’s Growth Fetish

The premise of the Church Growth Movement was simple: any enlargement is unquestionably good.  Correspondingly, all available resources and thinking are placed at the disposal of […]
July 5, 2021

Martyn Percy: The Great Leap Forward (Part One) The New Politics of Ecclesionomics for the Church of England

Your Church Can Grow! Nine outstanding alumni pastors join Dr Robert Schuller for a power-packed Institute for Successful Church Leadership…  You will learn…how they made their […]