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 [...]

2020-07-03T00:31:44-05:00July 2nd, 2020|From the Lead Bishop, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on From The Lead Bishop: Spiritual Formation

The God of Peace Who Gives the Peace of God: A Meditation on Philippians 4:5-7

By Ethan+ Harrison, associate priest at Immanuel Anglican Church The COVID-19 crisis has unveiled the underlying anxiety of our culture. When we are anxious, it is tempting to turn our hearts and minds to our fears and lack of control. However, to properly orient our desires and thoughts, we need to turn our minds away [...]

2020-06-10T14:07:32-05:00May 28th, 2020|Spiritual growth|Comments Off on The God of Peace Who Gives the Peace of God: A Meditation on Philippians 4:5-7

Fighting Anxiety With Humility

By Chas+ Williams, Pastor of Grace Church in Olive Branch, Mississippi and Hospice Chaplain “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:6-7 I was wrapping up our church’s study of [...]

2020-05-21T23:00:27-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Fighting Anxiety With Humility

Serving Together to Serve Your Marriage

No doubt you have noticed that the Anglican Mission has been writing a lot about marriage recently—and you get why. Marriage is such a cornerstone of our society, of our culture and of the long history of the Church. But I am writing from a different perspective: not what the Church teaches about marriage but [...]

2020-05-13T21:00:37-05:00May 14th, 2020|Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Serving Together to Serve Your Marriage

Hope in Deep Waters: Resources for a Pandemic

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This year, in the midst of COVID-19, social distancing and shelter-at-home requirements, many of us may already be more aware of our own mental health needs than before. We begin a special weekly series on mental health by providing access to online resources. However, as always, consider reaching out [...]

2020-05-07T11:21:34-05:00May 7th, 2020|Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Hope in Deep Waters: Resources for a Pandemic

How a Safe Conversations Workshop Can Help Couples During the Coronavirus

Tim and Leigh Hudson During this unprecedented global pandemic, many couples and families find themselves spending more time than usual cooped up at home with one another. Stress is high for many reasons, including worries about health and financial security, let alone simply finding enough toilet paper at the grocery store or carving [...]

2020-04-30T17:43:26-05:00April 30th, 2020|alpha, Events, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on How a Safe Conversations Workshop Can Help Couples During the Coronavirus

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

On Fasting in Lent

By Lucas Damoff, member of All Saints Dallas Christian discipline is the practice of tangibly inviting the Holy Spirit to change us further and further into the image of Jesus Christ. Fasting is one of many powerful ways we can do this. For centuries Christians have taken the season of Lent as an opportunity to [...]

2020-03-07T13:55:42-06:00March 7th, 2020|Church Calendar, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on On Fasting in Lent

Advent Recommended Reading, Part 1

By Ethan+ Harrison, associate priest at Immanuel Anglican Church We’re asked two of our clergy to share books they’d recommend for the Advent season. Below is the first installment of this two-part series. On the Incarnation by St. Athanasius  C.S. Lewis recommends that we spend quality time with old books: “It is a good rule, [...]

2019-11-27T00:58:58-06:00November 27th, 2019|Church Calendar, Spiritual growth|Comments Off on Advent Recommended Reading, Part 1
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