Coffee with a Friend: Bishop Gerry Schnackenberg

For Bishop Gerry Schnackenberg, contemplative prayer is a lot like scuba diving. Bishop Gerry leads morning prayer at Winter Conference 2016 "There's a classic exercise, where you imagine that you are going underwater, if that imagery is helpful to you," explained Bishop Gerry. "There are boats on the surface, and a lot of [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:45-05:00May 25th, 2017|Personal Story|Comments Off on Coffee with a Friend: Bishop Gerry Schnackenberg

Stories From The Pew: Paul’s Story

"Discipleship, following Jesus is not about sin management or trying to modify my behavior. . . it's about changing my affections to love what Jesus loves and love how He loves." Paul, a member of St Andrew's in Little Rock, shared his story from the Pew this past Winter Conference and how discipleship has been [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:46-05:00May 5th, 2017|Personal Story|Comments Off on Stories From The Pew: Paul’s Story

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 [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:46-05:00April 27th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Story|0 Comments

Coffee with a Friend: Caleb Miller

Father Caleb Miller delivers a mini-talk on Liturgy at Winter Conference 2017. To view his talk, visit our YouTube page. The first time Caleb Miller and his wife visited an Anglican church together, Caleb told her: " the people will be nice, we'll get to take communion, and the sermon will probably be [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:47-05:00March 30th, 2017|Personal Story, Vocation|Comments Off on Coffee with a Friend: Caleb Miller

Coming Home: My Ordination Experience

Written by: Mark Walz Mark Walz and his wife, Cate, pose for a picture with Bishop Philip and Claudia Jones after the January ordination. A few short days after meeting my wife, I knew she was the one for me. Even if she took some convincing, I knew that it would only be [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:47-05:00March 23rd, 2017|Ordination, Personal Story|Comments Off on Coming Home: My Ordination Experience

Stories From the Pew: Pamela’s Story

"The question that was pounding in my head was: if I cannot take care of my family, then what's the point? Why am I here? How come I survived? What good am I?" In May 2014, Pamela, a member of St. Andrew's Little Rock, suffered a brain stem stroke. At this year's Winter Conference, Pamela [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:47-05:00March 9th, 2017|Personal Story, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Stories From the Pew: Pamela’s Story

More Than An Envelope: My Ordination Experience

Drew Witt, lead pastor of the Gathering Midtown in San Antonio, TX, was ordained to the diaconate last month at Winter Conference. Following, Drew shares his ordination experience, and what it meant to receive more than an envelope.  Drew Witt with Canon Vithalis Sunzu and Bishop Aaron Kijanjali. I grew up in a well-known [...]

Coffee with a Friend: Rev. Seth Richardson

Tell us a little about yourself. I am priest at St. Andrew’s Church Little Rock where I serve as the “pastor of discipleship.” My wife, Caralisa, and I have lived here for 5 years. We have a daughter named Ruthie. I’m also currently a DMin student in Contextual Theology at Northern Seminary. If I’m not [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:53-05:00July 21st, 2016|Personal Story|0 Comments

Coffee with a Friend: Rev. Joshua Siu

Rev. Joshua Siu is the director of the English Ministry at Richmond Emmanuel Church in Richmond, British Columbia. Tell us a little about yourself. I'm married to Rachel and we have three wonderful girls: Tabitha (5), Madelyn (3), and Chloe (1). We're originally from Toronto, but after responding to the call of the Holy Spirit, [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:53-05:00June 16th, 2016|Ministry Partners, Personal Story|Comments Off on Coffee with a Friend: Rev. Joshua Siu

Coffee with a Friend: Cindy Miller

Deacon Miller and her family at the Grand Canyon This month, we sat down for coffee and a chat with Deacon Cindy Miller of Christ the King Anglican Church (CTK) in San Jose. Miller is married to Brian, has two teenagers, and has been a member of CTK since 1992. Miller faithfully served [...]

2019-07-04T00:58:56-05:00March 23rd, 2016|Ordination, Personal Story|0 Comments
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