The Future of Episcopacy in the Church of South India

Statement of the Consultation organized by the People Synod at Vellore, Tamil Nadu, on 17th October, 2015 on the topic “ The Future of Episcopacy in the Church of South India” A Consultation was organized by the newly launched People Synod, in cooperation with the Abundant Life Movement, Vellore on 17th October, 2015 at Vellore, Tamil Nadu. The Consultation was attended by about 100 CSI members, both clergy and laity, from all the regions of the Church of South India. 
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The Liar and Father of Lies

The Moderator of CSI Submits False Affidavit


It is sad to find the Ecclesiastics of CSI showing scant regard for the law of the land and the constitution of the Church. They seem to have become law unto themselves. In John 8:44, Jesus refers to his opponents as children of the devil and then goes on to describe the devil as a “liar and father of lies”. Of course this refers to their behaviour of obscuring the truth about Jesus Christ. But how would we understand the behaviour of the Moderator of the Church of South India and his fellow Bishops, if they grievously error on the side of falsehood questioning the very existence of a God who watches over us and our behavior?
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The Church, Its Calling and Mission

by Rev. Dr. E. C. John
A little over sixty years ago, the Rev.David Chellappa, then Principal of St. Paul’s High School, Bepery, later Bishop in Madras, addressed a Youth Conference at Pallam near Kottayam, attended mostly by mission – oriented college students. His theme was ‘We believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic church’. We felt enlightened and motivated to serve the church and the nation. We were full of hope, longing the dawn of our national independence.   Read More »»

CSI After Sixty Years

by Rev. Dr. K.C. Abraham
In 1947 when the Church of South India was formed I was too young to realise its full impact. Yet, I could sense the excitement in the air, especially of my elders in the family and the Church. As I grew up and studied theology and the history of the Church, I came to know that the formation was an epoch making event.    Read More »»



Bishop Kuruvilla Crumbles

IN FOCUS


The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.
John 10: 10-11