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What is Lent?

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 forty days (not including Sundays) leading up to Easter. It begins Ash Wednesday and ends Holy Saturday (the day before Easter Sunday)...Read More

Vision Sunday and Elections - February 11, 2018

What do you value as a follower of Christ? People will always be attracted to you for what you value, whatever that may be, good or bad. You may value integrity. People with integrity will most likely be attracted to you. Or, if you value gossip people who love to gossip will be attracted to you. In a church like All Saints Dallas our vision “live in God’s presence, live out His love” will result in certain values that lead to change in behavior...Read More

An Open Letter to the Alpha Team

Over the years I have been asked time and again what does it look like to be filled with the Holy Spirit? Another way it is phrased is - How do I know if I am filled with the Holy Spirit...Read More

100 Opportunities

Momentum is building for our winter Alpha course. It begins this Tuesday, January 30 at 6:30 PM at the Eberhard restaurant and bar. We are praying for 100 new guests that you will bring to at least this first Alpha event. There is no pressure to come to the weeks after and there is no follow-up or spamming those who come to Week 1. Just simply, come and see...Read More

Come and See - Praying for 100

This may be my favorite Scripture that characterizes ASD. For so many who ask "what kind of church is ASD?", it is so hard to explain and you have to know some history to talk about “Anglican” and 3 streams, etc. So, along with many of you, I simply say “come and see”...Read More

End of Year Giving Update: Closing the Books and Living as Children of Jehovah Rohe

We closed the books on 2017 yesterday, so +Philip asked me to update All Saints on our end of the year giving for both the Operating and Crossroads funds. As I looked at the numbers this morning, I was powerfully reminded of a blessing prayer from earlier in the day...Read More

When the Light Comes

God has begun another year. Each day he unfolds for us, as we live, he will reveal himself more fully not only to us but through us to those around us. This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany...Read More

Experiencing God

The readings for the 4th Sunday of Advent give us the Old Testament background and gospel narrative of the annunciation to Mary in Luke 1:26–38. One of my favorite passages because of the discipleship model given to us in Mary’s “yes” to God...Read More

Broken Church, Tiptoe People

“Oh, that’s the church where broken people go.” This was a response someone gave to one of our members when asked what church she attended and she said All Saints Dallas. Yes, that is some of what we are known for. The place where broken people go...Read More

Breaking Ground Downtown and Fire and Brimstone

Yep. It’s happening! This Saturday, December 9, at 10 AM you are invited to 901 S. Ervay for the Crossroads Groundbreaking of our new church site. Who knew that a year ago we would own this building, raise the funds for design and construction, and prepare for our move in November 2018...Read More