Living in Love and Faith

What is Living in Love and Faith? ‘Living in Love and Faith‘, often abbreviated to LLF, is an official project of the Church of England, intended to provide resources for Christian teaching and learning about identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage. The Church’s website includes an extensive section on LLF. Background On 27 January 2017 the …

Living in Love and Faith – Official Press Release

The Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith resources were published on 9 November 2020, along with a press release, copied here for convenience: Living in Love and Faith resources published as bishops issue appeal to Church to ‘listen and learn together’ 09/11/2020 The Church of England has published a landmark set of resources drawing together …

Equal Marriage – the key to the (quadruple) lock

by Savi Hensman Savitri Hensman was born in Sri Lanka and lives in London. She is a writer and activist working in the voluntary sector. She is an associate of Ekklesia and has published a number of articles; her book Sexuality, Struggle and Saintliness: Same-Sex Love and the Church was published in 2015. “Although same-sex marriage …

An Invitation to the Feast: A positive biblical approach to equal marriage

This excellent article by Simon Taylor, Canon Chancellor of Derby Cathedral, is taken from Modern Believing, the journal of Modern Church.  Many of us are looking for strong arguments based firmly on Scripture and this is one of the best in an increasing field of research, study and argument.  Highly recommended. You can download the …

An Invitation to the Feast: A positive biblical approach to equal marriage

by Simon Taylor This excellent article by Simon Taylor, Canon Chancellor of Derby Cathedral, is taken from Modern Believing, the journal of Modern Church.  Many of us are looking for strong arguments based firmly on Scripture and this is one of the best in an increasing field of research, study and argument.  Highly recommended. The …

Ribs to Go

by Marcus Green The Revd Marcus Green is a member of the Living in Love and Faith process and Vicar of Steeple Aston Church in the Diocese of Oxford.  He writes regularly in his blog on a variety of issues and in the following addresses the use of Genesis 1 and 2 in the discussions …

The Rebel Priest ‘Gay people in the Church are not going to go away’

Fr Andrew was interviewed by the Guardian recently about his new post at Lady Margaret Hall in Oxford, the work of the Campaign and the challenges to the Church of England in its current attitudes to gay people and our relationships. You can read the article here and the full text of the article is …