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Mere Anglicanism 2011

Mere Anglicanism 2011

The 2011 Mere Anglicanism conference this year is held in thanksgiving for the faithful witness of Bishop C. FitzSimons Allison to the Word of God’s Grace. It will be held at St. Philip’s Church in Charleston S.C. January 20-23. Some of Mockingbird’s favorite theologians will be speaking at the conference. Here is the Morning Prayer […]

Mere Anglicanism 2011

Mere Anglicanism 2011

The 2011 Mere Anglicanism conference this year is held in thanksgiving for the faithful witness of Bishop C. FitzSimons Allison to the Word of God’s Grace. It will be held at St. Phillips Church in Charleston S.C. January 20-23. Some of Mockingbird’s favorite theologians will be speaking at the conference. This is one of my […]

Grace In Addiction: Extremes, Free Will and Sobriety

Grace In Addiction: Extremes, Free Will and Sobriety

One more excerpt from our recent publication Grace in Addiction: What The Church Can Learn from Alcoholics Anonymous. To order your copy, click here, or for more excerpts, click here. Martin Luther’s biographer Roland Bainton once wrote in his classic volume Here I Stand: Those who are predisposed to fall into despondency as well as […]

What is Freedom?

What is Freedom?

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about the concept of Christian freedom. What exactly is it? How come most of the time I don’t feel free even though I’ve been a Christian for a while now? Is there a way to connect more with the freedom that was promised us? If you are like me, […]

2010 MOCKINGBIRD CONFERENCE - RECORDINGS AND DOCUMENTS

2010 MOCKINGBIRD CONFERENCE – RECORDINGS AND DOCUMENTS

Here they are! As you can see, we are offering the recordings of the conference for free again this year. Which we are very excited to do and plan to continue doing as long as it’s feasible. They are a gift! That said, we ask those that did not attend the conference this year to […]

Do You Feel Lucky? Imputation and "The Cooler"

Do You Feel Lucky? Imputation and "The Cooler"

The word “imputation” is the best attempt to translate into English a Greek word that means things like “regard,” or “attribute,” or “accredit,” or “credit.” In a nutshell, it boils down to something like “the treatment of something as having attributes that it does not intrinsically have.” Simple, right? At the recent Mockingbird conference, C. […]

C. FitzSimons Allison's Kitten Story

C. FitzSimons Allison’s Kitten Story

 From 1962’s Fear Love and Worship: “One reason for the joy in heaven over a sinner’s repentance is the unique power which comes with forgiveness. The repentant sinner, having been forgiven and having been taken back like the Prodigal Son, learns a lesson of love that the righteous do not know. On his return the […]

CONFERENCE UPDATE - TALK TITLES AND FLYER

CONFERENCE UPDATE – TALK TITLES AND FLYER

The talk titles for our upcoming NYC conference have been finalized. We could not be more excited about them. Truly: Thursday April 15thBishop FitzSimons Allison – “The Word Made Verb: The Rescue of Imputation” Friday April 16th Dr. Rod Rosenbladt – “Martin Luther And The Bound Will: Good News?” Bishop FitzSimons Allison – “The Courage […]

PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THE 2010 MBIRD CONFERENCE IN NYC NOW OPEN!

PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THE 2010 MBIRD CONFERENCE IN NYC NOW OPEN!

April 15-17th at St George’s Church in NYC Speakers (thus far): Bishop FitzSimons Allison, Dr. Rod Rosenbladt, Dr. Simeon Zahl Theme: “Guilt, Forgiveness and Freedom” Blurb/Pitch: Guilt, Forgiveness and Freedom are three words which carry enormous weight and power. They color our relationships (to put it mildly), they drive our decision-making, they inform many/most of […]

Trust In An Age Of Arrogance - C. FitzSimons Allison

Trust In An Age Of Arrogance – C. FitzSimons Allison

An excerpt from the introduction to the Bishop’s excellent new book, available now from Wipf and Stock. Jesus’s warning to his closest followers concerning these two cancers [that of the Sadducees and that of the Pharisees] is the simplicity that explains enormous complexities. His teaching helps us to see with a clearer vision and then […]

SAVE THE DATE: Mockingbird Mini-Conference in Pensacola, FL! Jan 29-30th, 2010

SAVE THE DATE: Mockingbird Mini-Conference in Pensacola, FL! Jan 29-30th, 2010

Calling all Mockingbirds in the Southeast – in conjunction with Christ Church Pensacola, we are proud to announce our first ever mini-conference! The event takes place Friday 1/29 – Saturday 1/30 in Pensacola, FL (18 W. Wright St, Pensacola) and will feature talks from none other than Dr. Mark Mattes. The theme will be “God’s […]

How Sinners Become Saints - Bp. FitzSimons Allison

How Sinners Become Saints – Bp. FitzSimons Allison

I had the pleasure of hearing Bp. Fitz Allison deliver a home run of a sermon on All Saints Day this past week at my church here in the lowcountry of South Carolina (St. John’s Parish, Johns Island). When I sat down in the pew and noticed the appointed readings for the day, I wondered […]