“We reject the claim that two contradictory positions can both be valid in matters affecting salvation. We cannot ‘walk together’ in good disagreement with those who have deliberately chosen to walk away from the ‘faith once for all delivered to the saints’ (Jude 3).
(Protestia) Following the February 2023 decision to bless and affirm same-sex marriage by the Church of England, the global conference of Conservative Anglicans, GAFCON, has issued the Kigali Commitment, a scathing response to the apostasy that has inundated the Church of England.
The conference issued the statement from its annual conference, which was held in Kigali, Rwanda. GAFCON, which describes itself as a “spiritual movement to preserve and promote the truth and power of the gospel of salvation in Jesus Christ as we Anglicans have received it,” rebuked Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, for the actions that led to the apostasy of the Church of England synod.
“We have no confidence that the Archbishop of Canterbury nor the other Instruments of Communion led by him (the Lambeth Conference, the Anglican Consultative Council and the Primates’ Meetings) are able to provide a godly way forward that will be acceptable to those who are committed to the truthfulness, clarity, sufficiency and authority of Scripture. The Instruments of Communion have failed to maintain true communion based on the Word of God and shared faith in Christ. All four Instruments propose that the way ahead for the Anglican Communion is to learn to walk together in ‘good disagreement.’
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