Staying Connected and Leaning In: Singles in Church Community

Taki Constantine, member of Gathering Midtown Singles make up a huge proportion of the American population. A 2017 Pew Research study found that 42% of adults in the U.S. live without a spouse or partner. And, among those under 35, singles are the majority, comprising 61% of young adults. However, church congregations often [...]

2020-06-25T00:15:49-05:00June 25th, 2020|Church Life, Church planting, Evangelism and Outreach, Personal Story|Comments Off on Staying Connected and Leaning In: Singles in Church Community

Healthy Marriages: The Kingdom in the Ordinary

By Becky Post, member of All Saints Dallas As soon as sin entered the world, relational dysfunction was present. Adam and Eve hid from God. Between man and wife, there was temptation and blaming. In the Old Testament book of Malachi, God says: I’m not interested in your sacrifice and your moans and groans and [...]

2020-05-06T16:27:17-05:00April 6th, 2020|Personal Story, Spiritual growth, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Healthy Marriages: The Kingdom in the Ordinary

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 [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:35-05:00October 18th, 2018|Anglicanism, Church planting, New Works, Personal Story, Three Streams|Comments Off on Witches, Worship and Why I’m Anglican

Meet Dr. Cherith Fee Nordling: Winter Conference Plenary Speaker

Dr. Cherith Fee Nordling, Associate Professor of Theology, Northern Seminary Nothing quite gets under Dr. Cherith Fee Nordling’s skin like hearing someone talk about when Jesus “was” human. “Jesus didn’t cease to be human when He ascended into heaven,” explains Dr. Nordling. “He still is human. He’s the most human human there is!” [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:42-05:00October 16th, 2017|Personal Story, Winter Conference|1 Comment

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 [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:42-05:00September 27th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Story|Comments Off on Coffee with a Friend: Bishop Dan Scott

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 [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:44-05:00August 3rd, 2017|Church Life, Leadership, Personal Story|Comments Off on Getting Unstuck: An Interview with Father Jay Wright

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 [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:44-05:00July 20th, 2017|Chaplaincy, Leadership, Personal Story|Comments Off on Meet Dr. Robert+ Grant: Military Chaplain Endorser

Stories From The Pew: Ryan’s Story

"In all candor, I thought I had messed up my life. I thought I had abandoned God's call on my life...I was operating on God's plan B for me." Ryan, one of the Associate Pastor's of St Andrew's Church in Little Rock, AR shares his story from the pew about the path from "plan b" [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:45-05:00June 22nd, 2017|Personal Story, Vocation|Comments Off on Stories From The Pew: Ryan’s Story

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, [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:45-05:00June 9th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Story|2 Comments

Waiting on the Lord: My Ordination Experience

"We reviewed your application, and you're worthless." It was 2010 and Jim Bridgham was on the phone with a recruiter for an Active Duty Air Force Chaplaincy position, his dream job. "You're worthless," the recruiter repeated. This was the second year the Bridgham had applied for the position. A few years later, he applied one [...]