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The Value of Prophetic Ministry

By Dave+ Larlee, Vicar of All Saints Dallas I was recently talking to someone who hadn’t attended church since childhood. After inviting them to attend an Alpha course, their answer gave me pause. “Why would I attend church? I already know what’s wrong with me.” I pivoted, changed my approach and offered to pray for [...]

2020-10-15T11:47:47-05:00October 15th, 2020|alpha, Church Life, Living Classroom, Spiritual growth, Three Streams|Comments Off on The Value of Prophetic Ministry

Learning and Connecting Through Living Classroom

We are so excited about our new Living Classroom experience: a new way to stay connected and to discuss the important issues that come up in leading three-stream Anglican congregations. For now, most of the offerings are geared toward our clergy; however, as we move into the spring, we will expand to create opportunities for [...]

2020-09-23T22:31:59-05:00September 24th, 2020|Living Classroom|Comments Off on Learning and Connecting Through Living Classroom

From the Lead Bishop: Introducing Living Classroom Online

The Living Classroom is a place where Anglicans come to grow and learn together how to live out a three-stream life—with a balanced emphasis on Scriptures, Sacraments and the Spirit. We truly believe that this life is an expression of the call we have on our lives to usher in God’s kingdom on earth. As [...]

2020-09-17T14:44:06-05:00September 17th, 2020|From the Lead Bishop, Living Classroom|Comments Off on From the Lead Bishop: Introducing Living Classroom Online

The Role of Deacon: A Call to Servanthood

When does the call to believe and follow Christ happen? In childhood? In the midst of a traumatic event? At the time of transition? Yes, yes, yes. It happens to each person uniquely and can come at any time, in the midst of any situation. Lyn Baker’s call to Christ was dramatic and instantaneous. It [...]

2020-09-03T12:11:34-05:00September 3rd, 2020|Deacons, News Around the Mission, Ordination|Comments Off on The Role of Deacon: A Call to Servanthood

Spiritual Authority Cohorts: Appropriating Foundational Truths

They only met once a month and only for seven months. They started as an in-person gathering, but with the onset of COVID-19 they moved to Zoom. The group numbered about 60, with a third from All Saints Dallas (ASD)—including AMiA Lead Bishop, +Philip Jones, with his wife, Claudia. Participants were invited by other participants, [...]

2020-09-01T17:18:08-05:00August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spiritual Authority Cohorts: Appropriating Foundational Truths

Building Marriages to Strengthen Communities

David+ and Rachel Larlee Although COVID-19 has presented many challenges for all of us, it has also opened up some new possibilities. All Saints Dallas (ASD) Vicar David+ Larlee, with his wife, Rachel, recently seized just such an opportunity. They hosted an online Alpha Marriage Course. Sixty couples participated, including 30 from ASD, [...]

2020-08-20T15:05:28-05:00August 20th, 2020|alpha, Evangelism and Outreach|Comments Off on Building Marriages to Strengthen Communities

A Chaplain for Such a Time as This

In the midst of an exceedingly challenging season, AMiA chaplain Cindy Miller has been given an opportunity. As many ministries have been placed on pause in response to the pandemic, Cindy has seen doors open in ways that wouldn’t have been possible just months before. “God has just been transcending,” she says. “He’s just bigger [...]

2020-08-05T11:48:19-05:00August 6th, 2020|Chaplaincy|Comments Off on A Chaplain for Such a Time as This

From The Lead Bishop: Spiritual Formation

What is spiritual formation and what does it really mean? Spiritual formation is growing to be like Jesus and it is something you do intentionally. It does not just happen. You have to want it. In this time, a kind of imposed Lent, it might be a simpler time to encourage yourself and others to [...]

2020-07-03T00:31:44-05:00July 2nd, 2020|From the Lead Bishop, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on From The Lead Bishop: Spiritual Formation

Staying Connected and Leaning In: Singles in Church Community

Taki Constantine, member of Gathering Midtown Singles make up a huge proportion of the American population. A 2017 Pew Research study found that 42% of adults in the U.S. live without a spouse or partner. And, among those under 35, singles are the majority, comprising 61% of young adults. However, church congregations often [...]

2020-06-25T00:15:49-05:00June 25th, 2020|Church Life, Church planting, Evangelism and Outreach, Personal Story|Comments Off on Staying Connected and Leaning In: Singles in Church Community
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