Wednesday, January 25, 2006

The Church of England in Ruins

...My reading of the Church of England is that it will continue its decline, down in the 90s by 20 percent, and there is no evidence that it is going to change if it carries on unless a miracle occurs. It will go into virtual extinction and survive as a shell but it will not be an effective Christian presence in England. This is true sadly of mainstream Protestantism and the Roman Catholic Church as institutions in England...

This statement comes from one of the leaders of the C. of E.'s REFORM movement, Rev. David Holloway, vicar at Jesmond parish church in Newcastle, England. It is just a part of a wide-ranging conversation between Rev. Holloway and David Virtue. Read the entire interview right here.