As part of my preparation for the priesthood I was required to meet with various priests before and during seminary to ask questions and have them pass on wisdom. One of my biggest surprises in those times was the consistent theme I heard from them about the ongoing struggle to disciple people. No one … Read More

For those of you who are new to reading these Church Revitalization articles on the American Anglican Council’s weekly update, I wanted to let you know the vision for them and the topics they’ll cover. In the introductory article, I wrote, “struck by the letters “v-i-t-a-l” [in Revitalization] I found that another definition of “vital” … Read More

Wait, what? Why would I be writing about Lent in 2018 when it’s only October, 2017? For church leaders, it is easy to get caught up in what’s known as the “tyranny of the urgent.” We get focused on the next Sunday, the next meeting, the next pastoral care need, and the next thing we … Read More