This address was from our Archbishop Foley Beach. It was given via Zoom since they couldn’t meet in person for the annual provincial meeting. I am thankful for the opportunity to be in this organization!
I began this site “Apprentice2Jesus” years ago in a hunger to learn more about spiritual disciplines in the tradition of Dallas Willard and Richard Foster. Dallas has been a major influence in my learning so I used a phrase of his to communicate my desire.Continue reading “Life’s major shifts”
We celebrate Pentecost Sunday, but it feels like we commemorate Pentecost Sunday. We are figuratively limping into this day, which should be a day of celebration and calling out to God for a fresh outpouring of his Spirit.
Coronavirus has limited the ability to gather as a church. Our church will still be online this week. Then, the crushing news of the past several weeks should burden us on this day:Continue reading “Pentecost needs power”
Being part of the Anglican Church in North America (which is part of a larger worldwide body known as GAFCON), there is a call for prayer and repentance on March 22. Why not take this as a call to all of us?Continue reading “A call to prayer and repentance in the time of coronavirus”
I am in the process of discernment concerning ordination in the Anglican Church in North America. As part of that process we were invited to attend the diocese annual synod and the clergy conference before the synod.Continue reading “Like water to my soul”
In this journey along the Canterbury Trail I’ve thought of so many reasons why the Lord has led me to this place.Continue reading “Reason #18 why I’m glad I’ve become Anglican”
Over 20 years ago I was not in ministry and trying to figure out what life would be like if I never was in ministry again. I was still young enough to carve out something new, so I was reading a lot on “leadership” and “life goals”, etc.Continue reading “Becoming Anglican”
A couple of articles worth reading this week that speak to soul searching at the depth of faith in a world of worsening persecution.Continue reading “Deep faith”
This year has been spent in a cycle of spiritual rest and exploration. That cycle has taken us some interesting places. The big takeaway is a shift away from what I’ve known my whole life in one movement to step into another movement within the Body of Christ. For those interested, I write at some length about it HERE.
It would be great to have conversations over this for anyone having questions.
The U.S. had our own elections. No big scandals.
That’s over in the Anglican Church. Today they selected their new leader: the archbishop.
While “big oil” is always blamed for “owning” the Republicans … or the Democrats… depending on who is yelling, we find BIG OIL involved in the Anglican Church!
Justin Welby, the bishop of Durham, was an oil executive before coming to the Church.
Not only that, but bets were being placed early in the week as to the odds-on favorite for archbishop.
Why can’t they be as holy as the Egyptian Coptic Church? They let a blindfolded boy pull a name out of a hat. Now THAT is godly!
Back in the USA, we’ve elected a president. We have the same president, the same makeup of the House, the same general makeup of the Senate, spending $6 billion in the process to land right back where we were two years ago.
I feel as patriotic as Stephen Colbert. God bless America!