Identity, Authority and Accountability

By Bryan+ Patrick Let’s begin by doing something that our beloved Bishop Chuck used to do all the time: Let’s throw a skunk on the table. My guess is that most of us reading this blog have not taken the time to read the new constitution for our mission society and, unless someone twists your [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:32-06:00March 28th, 2019|Leadership, News Around the Mission|Comments Off on Identity, Authority and Accountability

Keepers of the Vision

By Stu+ Boehmig, rector of The Abbey at Pawleys Island I recently took a rough count of how many vestry meetings I have attended or led over the years. I came up with something around 400. By anyone’s standard, that’s a lot of leadership meetings. Whew! One thing I’ve learned in those meetings is that [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:34-06:00January 31st, 2019|Anglicanism, Leadership, Vocation|Comments Off on Keepers of the Vision

Who? What? How?

by Mike Blanchat, AMiA Rector General Who? What? How? Answers to those three one-word questions capture the essence of a person, a community, a group. As I’ve applied them to my own life, I have found it’s helpful to revisit both the questions and the answers periodically to reaffirm things that are foundational to me [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:34-06:00January 24th, 2019|Church Life, Leadership, Three Streams|Comments Off on Who? What? How?

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 [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:39-06:00April 18th, 2018|Church Life, Leadership, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Providing Fertile Ground: The Benefit of Coaching During Sabbatical

Coffee with a Friend: Bishop Dan Scott

Photo credit: Chad Barlow On May 14, 2017, +Dan Scott was ordained a Bishop at Christ Church Nashville, a non-denominational church that worships in the Anglican tradition. Throughout the service, there were strong marks of the three streams of Sacrament, Scripture, and Spirit. This is fitting for +Dan, whose own life is marked [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:42-06:00September 27th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Story|Comments Off on Coffee with a Friend: Bishop Dan Scott

Retreat to Go Forward: Leadership Retreat at Luminous Parish

Photo from Father Chad Jarnigan. Preparing for the first Luminous Parish Leadership Retreat On July 30, 2017, in place of the homily, Father Chad Jarnagin and three vestry members addressed Luminous Parish for their first inaugural "State of the Church." They talked about where the congregation has been, what they are currently doing, [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:42-06:00September 5th, 2017|Church planting, Leadership|0 Comments

Getting Unstuck: An Interview with Father Jay Wright

A few years into his Worship Director and Assistant Pastor role at All Saints Dallas, Father Jay Wright found himself feeling stuck. "I felt stuck in a particular leadership situation," explained Wright+. "I initially talked to my rector, Bishop Philip Jones, about it. In the course of our conversation, he helped me see that in [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:44-06:00August 3rd, 2017|Church Life, Leadership, Personal Story|Comments Off on Getting Unstuck: An Interview with Father Jay Wright

Apolo2/Musa Formation Program 2017

Last month, 11 members of the Anglican Mission traveled to Gisenyi, Rwanda and Kagera, Tanzania for the third installment of the Apolo2 and Musa formation programs. Each program took place over the course of a week, offering clergy members of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania the opportunity for further theological training as [...]

Meet Dr. Robert+ Grant: Military Chaplain Endorser

Dr Robert+ Grant with Chaplain Mirenda Over the course of his life, Dr. Robert+ Grant has had various roles. He's been a radio talk show host, an academic, a pastor, and a coach. The common theme running through each of these roles is helping people engage with Jesus and live into God's calling [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:44-06:00July 20th, 2017|Chaplaincy, Leadership, Personal Story|Comments Off on Meet Dr. Robert+ Grant: Military Chaplain Endorser

From the Rector General: June 2017

Dear Friends of the Mission, June is an interesting month in the life of American churches. In June we've wrapped up another school year, blessed our graduates, and have moved into summer programming. We've celebrated Eastertide and Pentecost, and have stepped into Ordinary time. And in June, many churches are closing up another fiscal year, [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:45-06:00June 15th, 2017|Leadership|Comments Off on From the Rector General: June 2017