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You're Invited! :: Equipping the Saints

God is doing something in Dallas. By God’s grace we hope to have our opening service in the new building All Saints Day in the Fall of 2018. How do we prepare ourselves spiritually, physically, financially, emotionally for His call on All Saints Dallas...Read More

DCC Worship and Bible Study

On Thursday mornings at the Dallas Country Club Sports Grill, I and others lead a morning prayer service using the Book of Common Prayer. It is free and open to anybody. In our prayer time we praise God, confess sin, read psalms and canticles, pray for needs, and our families...Read More

Continued Hurricane Harvey Relief

Many of you have asked and wondered how might you help with the recovery along the Gulf Coast and Houston from the damage of Hurricane Harvey. Though you may have the time and inclination to rush down there right away and get to work, I have talked with people in the Houston area who are mobilizing teams and working with the city that, for the moment, are encouraging people to wait...Read More

You're Invited to Invite

Welcome back! It was great to see so many of you this past Sunday. This has been an eventful summer for many of us. Joys, opportunities, trials, tribulations, etc. Just like there are seasons in life, there are seasons in our church rhythms...Read More

Reflections on Charlottesville

I wrote a piece earlier this week that was sent to clergy and members of the AMiA. There have been tweets, retweets, reaction to tweets, impromptu news conferences, and pundits plenty on all sides. This is a time for the church to be the church...Read More

Guest Post by Megan Carpenter

“Strengthen them when they stand…” words from the blessing spoken over those celebrating their birthday each year. As I received the “Birthday Blessing” this phrase seemed to be written across my forehead as the hand of blessing passed over me...Read More

Who are we? Where are we going?

Over the last several years God has built into us a certain DNA that we have come to embrace and celebrate. Based on the 3 streams of scripture, sacrament and Spirit, there is a peace, presence and desire to love and serve others...Read More

Remember the Mountain to Live in the Valley

This coming Sunday we will celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration. The Feast commemorates the moment when Christ took Peter, James, and John up a mountain and was transfigured before their very eyes. In that blessed moment, the end of the story broke into the middle of the story...Read More

Who Sinned?

Many of you responded to my newsletter from last week regarding mental illness issues and suicide. It seemed to touch a nerve. Thankfully, both of these issues are more “on the table” to be discussed, addressed, and prayed about than ever before. Because of my own family tragedy earlier this summer, I am naturally paying more attention...Read More

Dying of Despair

In the August/September issue of “First Things”, author Aaron Kheriaty explains why more Americans are committing suicide. As many of you know, this is an issue very close to my family as a result of the recent tragedy in our lives. I share this with you knowing that this issue has not only affected my life but many of yours as well...Read More