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

What is Lent?

By Ryan Flanigan, Worship Director at All Saints Dallas Lent simply means “springtime.” It is the season in the Christian year when followers of Jesus walk with him to his death and burial, so that we can participate fully with him in his resurrection. Lent is the 40 days (not including Sundays) leading up to [...]

2020-03-05T15:19:14-06:00March 5th, 2020|Church Calendar|Comments Off on What is Lent?

Engaging the Next Generation: Recommended Resources for Children’s Ministry

By Lyn Baker, Director of Family Ministry at All Saints Dallas Effectively working with children and families requires an understanding of the stages of child development and family dynamics, as well as of the essentials of the faith. The following resources may provide some helpful ideas for where to begin or how to move this [...]

2020-02-27T09:37:17-06:00February 27th, 2020|Evangelism and Outreach|Comments Off on Engaging the Next Generation: Recommended Resources for Children’s Ministry

Managing Growth in Children’s Ministry

With growth in ministry comes a need to be proactive in ensuring a solid foundation that supports increased numbers. This week, Christia Caudle, the Coordinator for the Children's Ministry at All Saints Dallas, shares several principles for navigating growth and building a successful children's ministry program.   Managing Growth in Children’s Ministry By Christia Caudle [...]

2020-02-13T00:33:33-06:00February 13th, 2020|Church Life, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Managing Growth in Children’s Ministry

Let the Children Come …

By Lyn Baker, Director of Family Ministry at All Saints Dallas Jesus had a singular, loving approach to children, in contrast to his status-seeking, impatient disciples. Jesus welcomed the little ones with open arms and set their simplicity and unselfconscious humility as a standard for all his followers. We can do no less. Too often [...]

2020-02-06T15:46:31-06:00February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Let the Children Come …

Advent Recommended Reading, Part 2

By Caleb+ Miller, pastor of Immanuel Anglican Church We’re asked two of our clergy to share books they’d recommend for the Advent season. Below is the second installment of this two-part series. In the past year, I have read and enjoyed two books that have much to offer us, one relatively new, the other long-established. [...]

2019-12-04T18:10:00-06:00December 5th, 2019|Church Calendar, Three Streams|Comments Off on Advent Recommended Reading, Part 2

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

Living Classroom: Refreshment and Transformation

            WHAT WE LEARNED FROM LIVING CLASSROOM   In October AMiA sponsored Living Classroom, a three-day teaching event to equip clergy and lay leaders for the front lines. Living Classroom offered workshops and classes to give participants tools to address questions like "What are other churches doing to grow and [...]

2019-11-07T12:33:28-06:00November 7th, 2019|Living Classroom, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Living Classroom: Refreshment and Transformation

Living Classroom: Joyous Fellowship

            WHAT WE LEARNED FROM LIVING CLASSROOM   In October AMiA sponsored Living Classroom, a three-day teaching event to equip clergy and lay leaders for the front lines. Living Classroom offered workshops and classes to give participants tools to address questions like "What are other churches doing to grow and [...]

2019-11-06T16:44:20-06:00November 6th, 2019|Church Life, Living Classroom|Comments Off on Living Classroom: Joyous Fellowship