Archives for Feb 2013

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Following Christ through Lent

I did not grow up in a tradition that observed Lent. When I moved to NJ (where "liturgical" churches are more common), I was a little bit surprised by how many people I'd see walking around with black crosses on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday...Read More

Expanding Role for +Philip Jones

All Saints Dallas is a member of the Anglican Mission in the Americas or the AMiA. The AMiA is a society of mission and apostolic works whose structure is intentionally simplified to keep the focus on mission. ...Read More

We're all Missionaries

In his book, "The Uncommon Life", author and former NFL football coach Tony Dungy has an entry entitled "Spotlighting the Best in Others". Quoting Proverbs 27:17 "as iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend." He talks about a Colorado Rockies baseball player named Jamey Carroll....Read More

The Catacomb of Lent

"Every human society has what is called in the theatres a third sub-stage. The social soil is mined everywhere, sometimes for good, sometimes for evil. The dark caverns, these gloomy protectors of primitive Christianity, were awaiting only an opportunity to explode beneath the Caesars, and to flood the human race with light. The catacombs, where the first mass was said, were not merely the cave of Rome; they were the cavern of the world." - Victor Hugo, Les Miserables...Read More

Beauty Transformed: The Transfiguration and Lent

"And as he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became dazzling white." Luke 9:29 The Transfiguration is one of the richest and most deeply symbolic moments in the Gospels. On the mount of transfiguration, the disciples behold Christ in the fullness of his glory......Read More

Taking the Church to the Streets

Conference on Outreach- March 16th, 9-1pm I have been blessed to hear many great speakers over the years. One of the best is Reggie McNeal. He is a nationally known speaker. We pray a lot about how to make an impact in Dallas in our mission and ministry....Read More

Raising our Ebenezer

God is at work at All Saints Dallas. He is writing a story of faith and redemption. +Doc Loomis prophesied this past Sunday that we are a church of the testimony. All Saints is a testimony of God’s Spirit transforming lives......Read More

Holy Spirit Weekend

Last Sunday, many of you heard Bishop Doc Loomis speak a prophetic word about what God is doing in Dallas through you. Through our culture of transparency and dependence upon God and the power of his Holy Spirit, many people's lives are being transformed. Honestly, I can see it in many of your faces....Read More