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Finding Funds for Church Planting

One of the great challenges for the church planting is finding funds. Questions like, "What does it actually cost to plant a church?" will trouble the mind and the waking thoughts of every planter.  They might go here to read about the variables involved. The Barna Group has a thorough approach here. They also ask [...]

By | 2017-07-20T06:03:24+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Stewardship|0 Comments

What They are Saying about Pentecost

Pentecost Since the days of Pentecost, has the whole church ever put aside every other work and waited upon Him for ten days, that the Spirit’s power might be manifested? We give too much attention to method and machinery and resources, and too little to the source of power. – J. Hudson Taylor [...]

By | 2017-06-02T17:30:12+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Liturgy & Worship, MInistry|Comments Off on What They are Saying about Pentecost

Meet RD Glenn: What Would Cranmer Do?

The Rev. Ray David Glenn and I are friends.  We have known each other since 2010.  When his wife died suddenly seven years ago, he and I became even closer. (For reasons I cannot explain, RD is the ONLY person I ever routinely Facetime with. It cannot be that actually wants to see me. But [...]

Why Christians Should Honor Memorial Day

Civil Religion? Memorial Day is a date on the civil calendar when the nation can (and should) honor the men and women who died in battle on behalf of our nation. The weekend has come to signify things of far less significance: the opening of the public pool, the start of summer, the firing up of [...]

What Happens to Donald Trump’s Prayer

I was filled with memories and hope when I saw our President and the Prime Minister of Israel walking together. They both seems happy...or happier that I have seen the Prime Minister and a US President in a long time. God only knows what will come of it...and what will come of the prayer that [...]

By | 2017-05-24T12:12:36+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Bible History, FaithPassage, Prayer, Travel|Comments Off on What Happens to Donald Trump’s Prayer

Pastors & Presidents Walk in His Steps

The images from the President's trip to the Holy Land brought the memories back...in an instant. Pastors & Presidents walk in His steps. The feel of the Western Wall, the courtyard entrance to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the beautiful and unforgettable Middle-East vistas. It is a remarkable place to which every practicing Christian [...]

By | 2017-05-24T12:02:11+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Pastoral Ministry, Travel|Comments Off on Pastors & Presidents Walk in His Steps

The Reformation Anglicanism Essential Library

Edition ONE Released Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, The Rev. Dr. Jensen, The Rev. Dr. John Yates, III, Dr. Ashley Null, and Bishop Ben Kwashi--these are the modern day Anglican scholars and bishops that are teaming together to write a 6-volume work on Reformation Anglicanism. The first edition is out (The Reformation Anglicanism Essential Library, Volume 1). [...]

By | 2017-05-27T21:54:06+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Anglicanism, Interview, Leadership, Pastoral Ministry, Preaching|Comments Off on The Reformation Anglicanism Essential Library

A Moving Experience

There is a great story to be told about Christ Church located in Austin and the leadership decision their 'daughter' church made a few years back. Their decision addressed a great question for all of us today: Is a church an amenity to our lifestyle, or much more?  If it is all about 'location, location, location,' what decision [...]

By | 2017-05-18T09:03:26+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Culture, Interview, MInistry|Comments Off on A Moving Experience

You’re Not Alone

“I feel so alone” is what we most often hear from Anglicans serving in ministries of justice and mercy. The work is discouraging. Our resources are never enough. Personal lives feel the toll. Our spiritual lives are stretched as we wonder if God is big enough for the suffering we hold each day. The good [...]

By | 2017-05-11T09:58:49+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Anglicanism, Leadership, Matthew 25, Pastoral Ministry|Comments Off on You’re Not Alone