Nearly 2000 Anglicans from around the world met in Jerusalem for the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON). I was there along with a small team of American Anglican Council employees to participate in and serve this great movement. Here is what made GAFCON 2018 great and why it matters to you – a faithful follower...Read more
About: The Rev. Canon Phil Ashey
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“You’re a rancher, not a shepherd. If you think and act like a shepherd, you’ll never grow your church or ministry beyond the few that you care for personally…” During the 1990s “Church growth” movement in North America, those words seemed self-evident. I began full-time, ordained ministry in the late 80’s and through the 90’s was...Read more
“Jesus Christ, tried and rejected, is the one and only Jesus for ALL nations.” --The Right Rev. Dr. Alfred Olwa, Lango, Uganda Today was the first full day of the third GAFCON Conference, this year in Jerusalem. The theme of the conference is “faithfully proclaiming Christ to all nations.” Over the next five days I’m going...Read more
[caption id="attachment_9728" align="alignright" width="181"] Kirsten Ashey, Graduate of the Falls Church Fellows Program 2018[/caption] I recently took my whole family on the road and traveled to Northern Virginia. Our middle daughter, Kirsten, graduated from the Falls Church Anglican Fellows Program. I’d like to share about the Fellows...Read more
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