Jayne Ozanne's Personal Website
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Articles

A Question of Character?

Telling it as it is....cutting through the fudge and calling a spade a spade...especially when it comes to naming the challenges facing the church.

 

 

"More Tea, Vicar?"

How does the Church react to bad news?  Is it able to hear challenging truths? 

 

 

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

Why do we fear saying things as they are?  Why can't we tell those around us what really is going on?

 

 

Trusting Our Gut - How We Ultimately Decide

Written on the eve of the Brexit Referendum...

 

 

Church of England Newspaper article

Confession Time

Arguably the hardest article I've ever had to write, but probably one of the most important, for the Shared Conversations section of the Church of England Newspaper - November 2015

Church of England Newspaper article

A Tale of Two Archbishops

August 29th 2015 - Jayne Ozanne reflects on the different messages coming out of Lambeth and Bishopsthorpe this summer, and asks what lies behind the "Great Fudge" on sexuality and spirituality.

Church of England Newspaper article

The Stature of Waiting

Article after Lay Reader Jeremy Tim's resignation after he was told his licence would not be granted given he had converted his Civil Partnership to a Marraige.- October 9th 2015

Church of England Newspaper article

Why I am Still an Evangelical

August 1st 2015 - Jayne Ozanne explains why she, like many other LGBT Christians, still remain ardent evangelicals, even if many within the tradition try and disown and reject them.

Part 1 of Church of England Newspaper article

A Conventional Synod? (Part 1)

July 9th 2015 - Jayne Ozanne offers her reflections on the differences between General Synod and the Episcopal Church gaterhing which she was sponsored to obtain.

 

 

Part 2 of Church of England Newspaper article

Most Memorable Week (Part 2)

Julu 17th 2015 - Jayne Ozanne continues to reflect on the Episcopal Church Convention - particularly in the light of the election of the new Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Same-Sex marriage.

 

.Jayne Ozanne writing in the Church of England Newspaper

The Costly Price of Trust & Confidence

May 16th 2015 - Jayne Ozanne asks what lay behind the decisions of the three main opposition leaders to resign, and how it relates to people's expectations of leadership in the 21st century.

 

 

.Jayne Ozanne writing in the Church of England Newspaper

What's the Point of Good Disagreement

Apr 7th 2015 - Jayne Ozanne reflects on the learnings from the launch of the Good Disagreement Facebook Discussion page.

 

 

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Can we Disagree without being Disagreeable?

Jayne Ozanne asks what we can learn from Christ about Good Disagreement on the AE Blog.  February 26th 2015.This is a text! You can edit, move, copy or delete it.

 

 

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Can the Amazing Power of Grace Change a Church?

Jayne Ozanne writes for the Church of England News paper and urges everyone to watch and reflect on the newly released Pride movie, February 13th 2015