Could Every Church Plant?

By Ric Thorpe This post was originally published on the AMiA blog in 2014. "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field." Luke 10:2  In Shadwell, East London, a stone's throw from the ancient City of London walls, the local [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:29-06:00June 19th, 2019|Church planting|0 Comments

From the Lead Bishop: Pentecost and Church Planting

Bishop Philip Jones sets the stage for the observance of Pentecost (the birth of the Church) and shares how AMiA continues the ministry of church planting.

2019-07-04T00:58:29-06:00June 6th, 2019|Church Calendar, Church planting, From the Lead Bishop|Comments Off on From the Lead Bishop: Pentecost and Church Planting

Witches, Worship and Why I’m Anglican

By Rev. Drew Witt, Founder and Lead Pastor of Gathering Midtown Church, San Antonio, Texas First, the Backstory I felt the call to plant a church in the summer of 2011. Honestly, I didn’t want to plant a church. In 2007 I helped start a church, and was comfortable being the number-two guy. I was [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:35-06:00October 18th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church planting, New Works, Personal Story, Three Streams|Comments Off on Witches, Worship and Why I’m Anglican

Exploring Ancient-Future Faith in Nashville

By +Dan Scott, Bishop at Christ Church Nashville For many years, a number of Christian leaders in the greater Nashville, Tennessee area have been quietly and thoughtfully developing what it means to live under the Lordship of Christ in the company of those who in all times and places have held to the doctrines and [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:35-06:00October 11th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church planting, New Works, Three Streams|Comments Off on Exploring Ancient-Future Faith in Nashville

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.  [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:35-06:00September 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 [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:36-06:00September 13th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church Life, Church planting|Comments Off on Connecting at the Table: Luminous Parish

Coffee With a Friend: Jay+ Wright, Part 2

On July 1, All Saints Dallas East became St. Bartholomew’s. We followed up with Jay+ Wright, rector of this newly independent church, to hear how God has been working at St. Bartholomew’s as they take this significant step, and what Jay+ sees in the years to come. Congratulations! What was that first Sunday of worship [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:37-06:00July 26th, 2018|Church planting, New Works|Comments Off on Coffee With a Friend: Jay+ Wright, Part 2

Stories From the Pew: St. Bartholomew’s – Called Forth Into Being

Craig Denison, with his wife, Rachel, and baby son, has been attending St. Bartholomew’s for about a year and a half. He helps with worship and has assisted the church in its transition from All Saints East Dallas to St. Bartholomew’s. He shares his thoughts about the naming of this newly independent fellowship. Growing up I [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:37-06:00July 19th, 2018|Church planting|Comments Off on Stories From the Pew: St. Bartholomew’s – Called Forth Into Being

Coffee With a Friend: Jay+ Wright, Part 1

When Jay+ Wright began serving at All Saints Dallas (Texas) he had church planting in mind. Over the past few years, he and his wife, Amy, and a group of laypeople have been cultivating community in East Dallas, leading to the establishment of All Saints East Dallas. In July this church plant will become an [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:37-06:00June 21st, 2018|Church planting, New Works|Comments Off on Coffee With a Friend: Jay+ Wright, Part 1

Missionary Church Planting

Jamie George, formerly with St. Andrews in Little Rock, shares his journey toward, and passion for, missionary church planting. After serving in multiple churches and as a church planter, I discovered that God has graced my wife and me with the gifts to serve as missionaries. I know that many people believe serving as a [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:37-06:00June 14th, 2018|Church planting|Comments Off on Missionary Church Planting