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What Developing Faithful Leaders Looks Like

The American Anglican Council’s (AAC) mission is, “to build up and defend Great Commission Anglican churches in North America and worldwide through advocacy and counsel, leadership development and equipping the local church.”  We can count this week as another one where we lived in to that mission. Nine rectors from South Carolina and one from...
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Want your church to grow? Do this.

This Sunday is Whitsunday, or, Pentecost Sunday. It’s impossible to fully grasp all that happened when the Holy Spirit was poured out on Pentecost. However, I’d like to draw your attention to two events that took place that day. 1)There was a Demonstration of God’s Glory followed by 2) a Proclamation of God’s Gospel. Those...
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Revitalization Requires Renewal

How many times have you heard, or said, on Pentecost Sunday, “Happy Birthday! It’s the birthday of the church.”? I heard that every year growing up to the point where I found it annoying and even vowed never to say it from the pulpit! That was probably dumb on my part as it’s a valid...
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Doing Outreach For a Change

Since the culture around us has radically changed in our lifetime from mostly Christian to largely non-churched, we can’t keep doing church the way we’ve always done it and expect the results we used to get. Every Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) congregation must adapt to this change in the culture and adopt a...
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