Resetting our Vision

Anglican Mission in America Lead Bishop Philip Jones encourages us from Psalm 112:7 to “not be afraid of evil news” but instead to reset our vision by looking up.

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…

From The Lead Bishop: Spiritual Formation

What is spiritual formation and what does it really mean? Spiritual formation is growing to be like Jesus and it is something you do intentionally. It does not just happen. You have to want it. In this time, a kind of imposed Lent, it might be a simpler time to encourage yourself and others to organize their time around how Jesus lived his life.

From the Lead Bishop: Becoming a Voice of Hope

Lead Bishop of AMiA, Philip Jones, discusses the need for each church to have a conversation about racism. To see +Philip’s conversation with Dr. David Woody, Executive Director of The Bridge, a homeless ministry in Dallas, click here.

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.

From the Lead Bishop: Living the Resurrection & Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. In this message Bishop Jones explores why congregations, in living out the Resurrection, should become aware of ways to support those with mental health challenges. 

Welcome to the AMiA Theological Vision

By Bishop Philip Jones I had read Tim Keller’s book Center Church before, probably sometime soon after it was published in 2012. But last summer, during my sabbatical, I was drawn to it again, in a deeper and stronger way than the first time. This time, as I started making notes, I had a much different viewpoint. As most of you know, the eight-year-old church plant here, All Saints, is moving to a new building in downtown Dallas. We purchased the property after…