Three Streams: A Template for Identity and Worship

Scripture, Spirit and Sacrament form identity for worship. By Aaron Allison, Lead Pastor of The Church at Indian Lake, Hendersonville, Tennessee The Church at Indian Lake (CIL) is in Hendersonville, Tennessee, a growing suburb of Nashville. Our church is ten years old, and has Assemblies of God and Southern Baptist roots.  [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:35-05:00September 20th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Life, Church planting, Three Streams|Comments Off on Three Streams: A Template for Identity and Worship

Connecting at the Table: Luminous Parish

By the Reverend Chad E. Jarnagin, founding Rector of Luminous Parish in Franklin, TN, an AMiA Church. Today more than ever, we are in need of The Table. Not just any table. A great big table with plenty of room for everyone. Our society seems to be disoriented, fatigued and misunderstood. What better space than [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:36-05:00September 13th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Life, Church planting|Comments Off on Connecting at the Table: Luminous Parish

From the Apostolic Vicar: What do we mean by “three streams”?

How do the Scriptures, Sacraments and Spirit come together as a great river of worship? Apostolic Vicar Philip Jones shares practical ways the “three streams” are evident within Anglican Mission in America churches. […]

2019-07-04T00:58:36-05:00August 30th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Life, From the Apostolic Vicar, Three Streams|Comments Off on From the Apostolic Vicar: What do we mean by “three streams”?

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