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 [...]

April 18th, 2018|Church Life, Leadership, Spiritual growth|

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 [...]

September 27th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Story|

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, [...]

September 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 [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Church Life, Leadership, Personal Story|

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 [...]

July 20th, 2017|Chaplaincy, Leadership, Personal Story|

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, [...]

June 15th, 2017|Leadership|

Coffee with a Friend: Bishop Sandy Greene

Bishop Sandy Greene with Deacon Brit Carpenter, Bishop Aaron Kijanjali, and Deacon Drew Witt at Britt and Drew's ordination service For Bishop Sandy Greene, success is measured by how many leaders he is able to mentor and encourage. "If I had a plaque on my wall that had names and dates on it, [...]

June 9th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Story|2 Comments

From the Apostolic Vicar: +Kevin Donlon Consecration

Dear friends of the Mission, The Anglican Missions in America and in Canada are contacted frequently by people, both locally and globally, who are excited and curious about our structure, a Society of Mission and Apostolic Works, and want to learn more about our vision, to raise, release and support leaders and communities of faith [...]

Coffee with a Friend: Chad Jarnagin

In the spring of 2010, a group of Christian artists, speakers, communicators, worship leaders, and ministers found themselves in need of a space where they didn't need to be experts and could just be. This group of people, who routinely were keynote speakers for other conferences, formed the "Luminous Project," a retreat dedicated to contemplative [...]

April 27th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Story|0 Comments