Spiritual Growth

"But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."  2 Peter 3:18

For You This Christmas

Within Mary's womb was the one whom the universe could not contain. The embryo she was to name “Jesus” was God's perfect and only way for humanity’s rescue. It is here, in this wondrous thing that happened at the first Christmas, that the most profound, unfathomable depths of God’s revelation to humanity are found. God became man!

Giving thanks, even now

We can give thanks even in difficult times through the General Thanksgiving in the Book of Common Prayer.

The Value of Prophetic Ministry

When we use the gift of prophecy to mine the treasure inside of someone made in the image of God, a major shift begins to take place in him or her. That person is introduced to a heavenly perspective on their life.

TLC Podcast – Ministry of Pastoral Theology of a Non-Anxious Presence

Rev. Allen Hughes discusses ministry of pastoral theology of a non-anxious presence with Rev. Caleb Miller from Immanuel Anglican Church, Destin, FL. Scriptural resources:Theologically, a non-anxious presence is grounded upon ADOPTION.  As a Pauline word used to summarize the fullness of salvation, adoption is a new ontological reality for a believer in Jesus.  Romans 8:22ff;…

TLC Podcast – A Deep Commitment to Personal Development

Rev. Allen Hughes discusses A Deep Commitment to Personal Development with Rev. Robert Cook from St. Andrews Little Rock. Robert discusses the scriptural perspective of soul care:Proverbs 4:23Psalms 37:3Hebrews 12:1-2 Directives for working on a self soul care plan:Hour of quite time for meditation, thought, and to hear God.5-10-15 minutes of mid-day quite time to…

All In

Racial injustice is a symptom of a much deeper problem. Racism is another way of not loving your neighbor as yourself. I believe that true and lasting change will only come as we in the church reorder our lives around the life of Christ.

From The Lead Bishop: Spiritual Formation

Spiritual formation is growing to be like Jesus and it is something you do intentionally. It does not just happen. You have to want it.

Religious Coping

Religious coping tools are things we derive from our religious beliefs, practices, experiences and relationships

The God of Peace Who Gives the Peace of God

To overthrow our idolatry of self and thus heal our anxiety, God’s peace shines forth in the radiance of the mission of the Son, who comes to bring peace through his life, death, resurrection and ascension, and through sending the indwelling Holy Spirit.

Fighting Anxiety With Humility

We are not God. Most of the things that make us anxious are things we cannot fix. Why not let go of them and give them to the one who can?