Book Review: Free of Charge
By Robert+ Balfour | | Spiritual Growth, Stewardship | book review
The verbs “give” and “forgive” are two of the cornerstones of Christian faith and practice. But if giving and forgiving are so central to our faith, why do we find it so hard to follow God’s example? This is the central question that Miroslav Volf explores in his seminal work Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace.
Out of The Ordinary
By Guest | | Church Life, Faith Formation | book review, Ordinary Time, Tish Harrison Warren
As you read each chapter, Liturgy of the Ordinary begins to reveal the intentionality we are called to in that identity, that vocation. We do this by applying the pattern of Christ to the messy fabric of our lives. Warren shows us how we can rip apart the torn seams to stitch them together anew, with care and Christ at the center of our personal liturgies.
The Good Soil: Reclaiming the Lost Art of Discipleship
By Allen+ Hughes | | Discipleship, Leadership | book review
Allen+ Hughes of AMiA and author of The Good Soil is interviewed by Dustin+ Messer of All Saints Dallas about the book and the process of discipleship.
Book Review: Prayer in the Night
By Guest | | Prayer, Resources, Spiritual Growth | BCP, book, book review, Compline, prayer, reading, review
By Carol Floch McColl, All Saints Dallas Liturgical worship, ancient rhythms and richly scripted prayers are a beautiful landscape of territory I have been exploring the last eight years. I arrived late to Anglicanism, having grown up in Christ in other Christian traditions—as did Tish Harrison Warren, an Anglican priest, award-winning author and the author…
Book Review: Parenting in the Pew
By Guest | | Children, Resources, Spiritual Growth | book, book review, children, Children's ministry, Parent, Parenting, Parents, reading
By Dr. Robin Turner, Kid’s Ministry Director, All Saints Dallas Too often, children (and their parents!) get the impression that going to church is about not doing things: don’t move, don’t make noise, don’t distract, don’t be impatient, don’t bother your sister. Sunday worship ends, and children and parents leave feeling frustrated, embarrassed and unfulfilled.…
Advent Reading Ideas
By Caleb+ Miller | | Celebrate | Advent, book review, books, reading, Recommended Reading, Text
Brief reviews of "Remaking a Broken World" and "The Household of God: Lecture on the Nature of the Church."
Advent Recommended Reading
By Ethan+ Harrison | | Celebrate, Spiritual Growth | Advent, book review, books, reading, Recommended Reading, Text
"On the Incarnation" and "None Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of God" are reviewed recommended as good readings for Advent.
Learning to BE by Chad+ Jarnagin
By AMIA Communications | | Spiritual Growth | book, book review, Liturgy, rhythyms, spirituality, Text
As an increasing number of people engage in a quest for spiritual health, there has been an alarming movement of individuals leaving Christianity behind. Often the abandonment of once-vibrant faith is tied to the deconstruction of faith with intentional reconstruction. However, this trend is accompanied by another, more encouraging movement: Christians around the world are…
Seven Good Reads on Sabbath Rest
By AMIA Communications | | Spiritual Growth | book review, books, Matthew 11:28-30, resources, rest, Sabbath, spiritual disciplines, Text
Setting aside time to rest in God is a challenge, especially in a world that idolizes doing and accomplishing. To begin, consider one or more of these books to use as tools to help you learn to enjoy the blessings of true rest.
Summer Reading Recommendations
By Ethan+ Harrison | | Faith Formation, Spiritual Growth | book review, books, Ethan+ Harrison, Recommended Reading, Text
Here's a good list of good reads for your summer reflection. These books will inform you, inspire you and, quite possibly, change you.