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 flourish?” “How do we set a new course for our church?” “How do we identify and develop leaders in our church?” and “What does it…

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 Ryan approaches song selection and styles with an eye to how the music jives with the lections, the Anglican Calendar and seasons, as well as…

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 are guided and led by the perfect Father! We can experience the fruits of the good soil: a joy that goes beyond our circumstances, a…

Summer Reading Recommendations

By Ethan+ Harrison, Associate Priest, Immanuel Anglican, Destin, FL Here’s a good list of good reads for your summer reflection. These books will inform you, inspire you and, quite possibly, change you. The Pastor as Public Theologian by Kevin Vanhoozer and Owen Strachan Up until the Enlightenment, theology was something that was done in and for the church. But, with the slow migration of the doctors of the Church as doctors of the academic world, and the division of biblical studies…