Sandy Millar to
be Bishop of Uganda in London
Uganda to send missionary
By Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent
September 06, 2004
"THE Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has given
his blessing to an extraordinary scheme for an African archbishop
to consecrate a leading evangelical clergymen as a bishop to work
as a missionary in Britain.
The Most Rev Henry Orombi, Archbishop and Primate of Uganda, is
to consecrate the Rev Sandy Millar, former Rector of Holy Trinity
Brompton, as a Bishop in Uganda.
Evangelical churches that disagree with their diocesan bishops
on gays and were thinking of importing conservative African or
Asian bishops for confirmations and other services will now be
able to call on Mr Millar, one of the international evangelical
movement's most respected figures."
The difficulty with
this appointment is that whilst Mr Millar has a good track record
on teaching regarding sexual practice, not least through the Alpha
Course, he has been very affirming of Archbishop Rowan Williams
who clearly teaches error on this very subject.
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