31 Ways to Pray

As we look back on this month of “Mental Health Awareness” we find our hearts drawn with the compassion of Christ to individuals and families whose lives are turned upside down, not only by mental illnesses, but by the stigma and isolation that often follows. Here are 31 prayer prompts to help us continue to [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:37-05:00May 31st, 2018|Church Life|Comments Off on 31 Ways to Pray

From the Apostolic Vicar: Mental Health Awareness Month

One in five families are impacted by mental illness. How can churches minister to those who live with mental health challenges? How can we care for their families in loving and supportive ways? This month we'll look at some possibilities. +Philip Jones starts our series on mental health with his own thoughts. 

2019-07-04T00:58:37-05:00May 10th, 2018|Church Life, From the Apostolic Vicar|Comments Off on From the Apostolic Vicar: Mental Health Awareness Month

Providing Fertile Ground: The Benefit of Coaching During Sabbatical

Sabbatical provides a unique opportunity for clergy to reflect on deep questions in a way that often isn’t possible while serving in full-ministry. As Allen+ Hughes, Counselor General for Leadership Advancement and Mission Stewardship, shares, it’s a time when coaching can serve as a catalyst for breakthrough. As Allen+ looks ahead to taking a sabbatical [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:39-05:00April 18th, 2018|Church Life, Leadership, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Providing Fertile Ground: The Benefit of Coaching During Sabbatical

Good Friday: The Bizarre Mission of Surrender

By Robert+ Cook, Rector of St. Andrews Church, Little Rock, AR When I think of Good Friday, the word that most clearly comes to mind is surrender. I hear the echo of Jesus’ words as He prayed this most intimate prayer to His Father: “Abba, Father! All things are possible to you; take this cup [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:39-05:00March 29th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Life, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Good Friday: The Bizarre Mission of Surrender

2018 Winter Conference Wrap UP

Nearly 200 clergy and lay members from AMiA churches joined their guests and others interested in learning more about building three stream Anglican churches and new worshiping communities for Winter Conference 2018. Focused on the theme “Come & See, Go & Tell”, we were encouraged to “Come & See” with fresh eyes, looking at God, [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:39-05:00March 15th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Life, Spiritual growth, Winter Conference|Comments Off on 2018 Winter Conference Wrap UP

Alpha at All Saints Dallas: Introducing Christian Community

On Tuesday nights at a bar in Dallas, a group of over 100 people from diverse worldviews and backgrounds gathers to share food and discuss matters of faith. During each session of this 10-week Alpha Course, hosted by All Saints Dallas, participants listen to a 30-minute talk [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:39-05:00March 8th, 2018|Church Life, Evangelism and Outreach|Comments Off on Alpha at All Saints Dallas: Introducing Christian Community

A Heart for the Homeless

It is estimated that more than a half a million Americans are homeless on any given night.* How can the Church respond to such a large need? Desert Mission Anglican Church in Phoenix started by considering how to love well the 5,600 homeless in Maricopa County, Arizona. The church learned that through partnership with I-HELP [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:40-05:00January 3rd, 2018|Church Life, Evangelism and Outreach|Comments Off on A Heart for the Homeless

Extraordinary Lives: Loving God in a Big Way

Despite our best efforts to welcome all into our churches, for many families impacted by disabilities, church is an uncomfortable place. In fact, some avoid it altogether. But, at St. Andrew’s in Little Rock, young people with special needs have a place where they belong in a community created just for them. Church member Kay [...]

Stories From The Pew: Christopher’s Story

“In this new season, Christopher, you’re not alone. The Lord wants to satisfy your hunger.” These words were spoken over Christopher Benson, a member of All Saints East Dallas, at his confirmation last month. Christopher teaches Literature at the Cambridge School of Dallas and has been a attending All Saints East Dallas for the last [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:44-05:00August 10th, 2017|Church Life|0 Comments