Blog Posts - Justin Welby



Serious formal complaint against the Archbishop of Canterbury

15/05/2016Serious formal complaint against Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby and the Bishop of Winchester. Complaint addressed to Graham Tilby and Jane Dodds of the Church of England's National Safeguarding Unit with copies sent to 10 Downing St...
by Life After the Diocese on May 15, 2016

Two Secrets

Another day, another statement from David Cameron, unveiling another 3% of the reality about his tax and investment arrangements. With more information promised, DC today admitted he could have handled things better. Being in public life is tough, yo...
by Opinionated Vicar on Apr 9, 2016

African and Asian Church Leaders Threaten to Work Out on Archbishop Welby over Same-Sex Marriage

Church leaders from Africa and Asia are threatening to walk out of a crucial meeting chaired by the Archbishop of Canterbury unless American bishops drop their support for gay marriage. The post African and Asian Church Leaders Threaten to Work Out...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Jan 8, 2016

Lets Celebrate

This image of the Queen and her immediate family along with a distant cousin who was recently elected as Prime Minister and the Archbishop of Canterbury sitting together in Runnymede to celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta is hard to take seriously &...
by IanChisnall on Jun 16, 2015

What do Justin Welby, Christians Against Poverty, and Provident Financial & Personal Credit all have in common?

It was announced a couple of days ago that Justin Welby has become the first patron of the Christian debt counselling agency, Christians Against Poverty (CAP). It’s been quite a year or so for the Archbishop. Whilst the Church has been doing i...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Apr 18, 2015

David Cameron PREACHES Easter Sermon

David Cameron delivered his first ever Easter sermon the other day. In an attempt to address the Church ahead of the Election, Cameron asked us to consider the true meaning of Easter. As he’s learning, Archbishop Justin Welby sat in the congreg...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Apr 2, 2015

Green Shoots? Archbishops introduce CofE to the smell of coffee

The background to the Green report is now a bit clearer, thanks to a paper by the 2 CofE Archbishops just published, in advance of next months General Synod: (task) groups were asked to explore specific aspects of the institutional life of the Churc...
by Opinionated Vicar on Jan 12, 2015

Green Shoots? Archbishops introduce CofE nose to the smell of coffee

The background to the Green report is now a bit clearer, thanks to a paper by the 2 CofE Archbishops just published, in advance of next months General Synod: (task) groups were asked to explore specific aspects of the institutional life of the Chur...
by Opinionated Vicar on Jan 12, 2015

'If you disagree with me, I have to love you more'

from Justin Welbys address to Synod this week: ....the future of the Communion requires sacrifice.  The biggest sacrifice is that we cannot only work with those we like, and hang out with those whose views are also ours.  Groups of like-minded ind...
by Opinionated Vicar on Nov 19, 2014

Arzobispo de Canterbury dice que en ocasiones tiene dudas de que Dios exista

El Arzobispo de Canterbury ha admitido sentir dudas sobre la existencia de Dios. En una reciente entrevista en la catedral de Bristol del diario británico Independent, el arzobispo Arzobispo de Canterbury dice sentir dudas sobre la existencia de D...
by cristianodigital.net on Sep 18, 2014

Archbishop Justin Welby at Soul Survivor

A great little interview with Justin Welby at Soul Survivor. It gives me great encouragement that we have a leader of the Anglican Church who is so passionate about Jesus Christ and being filled with the Holy Spirit.
by DeanRoberts.Net on Aug 1, 2014

What we learned from women bishops vote

So, the deed is finally done, less than 2 years after the embarrassing collapse of the original proposal, the Church of England's General Synod has voted to open the ranks of the episcopate to women for the first time. Years of anxious wrangling appe...
by Always Hope on Jul 18, 2014

"If my sense of what I should do doesn't fit with the Bible, then I'm wrong" ABofC

Excellent snippet of the ABofC on God's guidance, and how you navigate your way when lots of people are trying to tell you what they think God wants you to do. Really helpful stuff on guidance and decision making of any sort. Ht Vic the Vicar. And t...
by Opinionated Vicar on Dec 12, 2013

Welby vs Wonga

From an interview with Total Politics His engagement in the financial world goes further still. A plan for the church to develop credit unions has been floated, with Welby proud that the church is “putting our money where our mouth is” in devel...
by Opinionated Vicar on Jul 25, 2013

Risk-Taking Faith

For many years now, one of my favourite quotes has been the late John Wimber‘s statement that ‘faith’ is spelt R-I-S-K. So it was a pleasure this morning while watching the live stream of the HTB Leadership Conference was to hear A...

Justin Welbys Mission Statement

"My key mission is to lead the Church in worshipping Jesus Christ and encouraging people to believe in him and follow him. That's my mission." (source) Those of us who've become accustomed to a lack of clarity in the leadership of the Chur...
by Opinionated Vicar on Apr 27, 2013

Depression In The Church

The Daily Telegraph published a sensitive piece about the battle with depression fought by Katherine Welby, 26-year-old daughter of the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. Quoting largely from her blog, her faith shines through, but it is als...

Why I’m not a Roman Catholic.

***UPDATE: A blog series on discovering Catholic theology will begin shortly as a product of discussion from this post. Please stay tuned!*** I guess this is a second post linked to my post yesterday about the inaugurations of Archbishop Justin and P...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Mar 26, 2013

Two inaugurations/enthronements that will usher in a new era for the Church.

I don’t think we can underestimate how much last weeks events will shape the church for the considerable future. Within the last seven days we have seen the new leaders of the worlds two largest sections of Christianity inaugurated, both showin...
by DeanRoberts.Net on Mar 25, 2013

Are we at the Zenith of the Secular Age?

The Telegraph on the new Archbishop of Canterbury: “Some consider the slide of religion to be inexorable; yet Bishop Welby senses this may be the zenith of the secular age. The Church, he said in Nottingham on Thursday, will have a greater role...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Feb 4, 2013


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