About Baptism

Dustin+ Messer of All Saints Dallas addresses the meaning of Baptism. Baptism is one of the Sacraments we celebrate in three-stream living. The Rev. Dr. Dustin Messer is pastor for faith formation at All Saints Dallas and sits on the board of directors of the Evangelical Fellowship in the Anglican Communion (EFAC-USA), a ministry founded by John Stott in 1968. Prior to completing his doctoral work at La Salle University, Dustin graduated from Boyce College, Covenant Theological Seminary and the…

The Pandemic Comes to the Classroom

Throughout May, Mental Health Awareness Month, we are posting articles to help you and your congregation better understand mental illness and come alongside those who are struggling. By Anna Miller, member of Immanuel Anglican Church, Destin, Florida When the pandemic hit last year, it was a huge blow to all of us. We were forced to start doing things differently than we had ever done before. Parents and children started staying home more than ever. While at first this was…

This Changes Everything!

By The Rev. Dr. Jay+ Wright, Associate Priest, All Saints Dallas The resurrection of Jesus changes everything. It has reoriented history, the world and the entire created order, and it changes us, too. That’s why we take 50 days to celebrate resurrection. That’s why we keep shouting “Alleluia!” That’s why we meet every Sunday: because resurrection has changed everything.

The Scriptures: Living and Active Word of God

Chris+ Myers of St. Bartholomew Anglican Church in Dallas shares reasons why the Scriptures are essential for three-stream worship. Chris Myers serves as the Associate Rector of St. Bartholomew’s Anglican. He graduated from Redeemer Seminary with an M.Div. in 2013 and was ordained as a priest in the Anglican Mission in May of 2015. He is currently doing doctoral work in theology at Durham University (UK). He and his wife Morgan have two delightful daughters, Eleanor and Rowan.

The Season of Lent and the Practice of Fasting

Some thoughts from Dustin+ Messer of All Saints Dallas on fasting during Lent. Dustin + Messer is Associate Pastor for Faith Formation at All Saints Dallas where he oversees the catechetical ministry of the church: from children’s ministry to adult education. Before starting his doctoral work at La Salle University, he graduated from Boyce College, Covenant Theological Seminary and the National Review Institute. Dustin’s writings have appeared in Christianity Today, World Magazine and The Gospel Coalition. Additionally, Dustin serves on…

Advent: Building Anticipation

By Shuler+ Griffin, interim minister at Fountain Anglican Even though my family was Anglican, I did not get to attend an Anglican church until I was 8 years old, when we moved into a city. I became an acolyte and always enjoyed the seasons of the Church, but Advent has been my favorite.

Giving thanks, even now

Thoughts from Lead Bishop Philip Jones on giving thanks, even in this difficult time.

From the Lead Bishop: Racial Reconciliation

By +Philip Jones Perhaps you have noticed, as I have, how certain causes or issues will flare up for a time, causing us all get all excited. Many of us get onboard, only to jump into the next concern that catches our attention. For some things, that’s okay. I get it. But there are other issues that deserve our engagement for the long haul. To stay the course, we have to be focused and intentional. We have to say, “I…

Stewardship in COVID-19

By Mike Blanchat, Executive Director of the AMiA and Executive Administrator of All Saints Dallas As we begin to recover from what felt like an endless election season and enter month eight of the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to write to you this month with good news: God has been preparing all of us for this season. No matter what is going on with the world, we are sons and daughters of the King, called to joyfully steward his Church…

Fasting and Prayer: Authority and Connection

By Jay+ Wright, Rector of Saint Bartholomew’s in Dallas Fasting is a discipline God’s people have taken up for millennia, but it is not so popular in our current day. I’ve been an Anglican clergyman for a decade now, and fasting has been something I’ve been slow to practice. Maybe it’s my inner perfectionist? Or maybe I really love food? Sure, in Lent it’s easy to fast from social media (don’t we all need this fast more often?), alcohol, TV…