Managing Growth in Children’s Ministry

With growth in ministry comes a need to be proactive in ensuring a solid foundation that supports increased numbers. This week, Christia Caudle, the Coordinator for the Children's Ministry at All Saints Dallas, shares several principles for navigating growth and building a successful children's ministry program.   Managing Growth in Children’s Ministry By Christia Caudle [...]

2020-02-13T00:33:33-06:00February 13th, 2020|Church Life, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Managing Growth in Children’s Ministry

Let the Children Come …

By Lyn Baker, Director of Family Ministry at All Saints Dallas Jesus had a singular, loving approach to children, in contrast to his status-seeking, impatient disciples. Jesus welcomed the little ones with open arms and set their simplicity and unselfconscious humility as a standard for all his followers. We can do no less. Too often [...]

2020-02-06T15:46:31-06:00February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Let the Children Come …

Advent Recommended Reading, Part 2

By Caleb+ Miller, pastor of Immanuel Anglican Church We’re asked two of our clergy to share books they’d recommend for the Advent season. Below is the second installment of this two-part series. In the past year, I have read and enjoyed two books that have much to offer us, one relatively new, the other long-established. [...]

2019-12-04T18:10:00-06:00December 5th, 2019|Church Calendar, Three Streams|Comments Off on Advent Recommended Reading, Part 2

Advent Recommended Reading, Part 1

By Ethan+ Harrison, associate priest at Immanuel Anglican Church We’re asked two of our clergy to share books they’d recommend for the Advent season. Below is the first installment of this two-part series. On the Incarnation by St. Athanasius  C.S. Lewis recommends that we spend quality time with old books: “It is a good rule, [...]

2019-11-27T00:58:58-06:00November 27th, 2019|Church Calendar, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Advent Recommended Reading, Part 1

Living Classroom: Refreshment and Transformation

            WHAT WE LEARNED FROM LIVING CLASSROOM   In October AMiA sponsored Living Classroom, a three-day teaching event to equip clergy and lay leaders for the front lines. Living Classroom offered workshops and classes to give participants tools to address questions like "What are other churches doing to grow and [...]

2019-11-07T12:33:28-06:00November 7th, 2019|Living Classroom, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Living Classroom: Refreshment and Transformation

Living Classroom: Joyous Fellowship

            WHAT WE LEARNED FROM LIVING CLASSROOM   In October AMiA sponsored Living Classroom, a three-day teaching event to equip clergy and lay leaders for the front lines. Living Classroom offered workshops and classes to give participants tools to address questions like "What are other churches doing to grow and [...]

2019-11-06T16:44:20-06:00November 6th, 2019|Church Life, Living Classroom|Comments Off on Living Classroom: Joyous Fellowship

Living Classroom: Revelation at St Ann’s

      WHAT WE LEARNED FROM LIVING CLASSROOM   In October AMiA sponsored Living Classroom, a three-day teaching event to equip clergy and lay leaders for the front lines. Living Classroom offered workshops and classes to give participants tools to address questions like "What are other churches doing to grow and flourish?" "How do [...]

2019-11-06T11:50:10-06:00October 31st, 2019|alpha, Living Classroom|Comments Off on Living Classroom: Revelation at St Ann’s

Living Classroom: Concerning Spiritual Gifts

            WHAT WE LEARNED FROM LIVING CLASSROOM   In October AMiA sponsored Living Classroom, a three-day teaching event to equip clergy and lay leaders for the front lines. Living Classroom offered workshops and classes to give participants tools to address questions like "What are other churches doing to grow and [...]

2019-10-24T11:12:20-06:00October 24th, 2019|Living Classroom, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Living Classroom: Concerning Spiritual Gifts

Intentional Worship

Led in the Spirit: Purposeful Music for Ministry and Worship Session by Ryan Flanigan, Music Director, All Saints Dallas What does a typical week of planning music for worship look like? Ryan Flanigan has been choosing songs for Christian worship nearly every week for the past 20 years. Come to Living Classroom and hear how [...]

2019-09-19T11:39:55-06:00September 19th, 2019|Living Classroom, Three Streams|Comments Off on Intentional Worship

The Good Soil

Rediscovering the Art of Discipleship Session by Allen+ Hughes, AMiA Director of Leadership Development The good soil of our life is generated through the actions and habits of discipleship. Discipleship is the lifelong pursuit of learning to live a life under the guidance and care of God. We can live a life in which we [...]

2019-09-12T16:02:34-06:00September 10th, 2019|Living Classroom, Spiritual growth, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Good Soil