“I have a question for you: What is your mission in life? The answer to that question may come quickly to your mind or the question itself may stop you in your tracks. Your answer may be multifaceted, even complicated, or the question may cause you to realize that you have never really given it much thought or prayer…”Read More
When I was 11 years old, my dad took me to a missions event at our local church where I heard stories and saw photos of the adventures of one of our supported missionaries based in Africa. It was my first cross-cultural exposure and it planted a seed in my heart that has been growing ever since. Four decades later some of my dearest friends are from four other continents! Suffice it to say that that one “world mission event” at a small local church changed the very course of my life by broadening...Read More
As a province, we have set aside a day early in our calendar year to highlight this great co-mission to reach our neighbors, both locally and globally, with the saving message of the gospel of Jesus Christ. This year World Mission Sunday is February 4th, the fifth Sunday after the Epiphany. Once again, the Anglican Church in North America and Anglican Global Mission Partners (AGMP) have teamed up to provide you with...Read More
Fire, passion, creativity, expansion, faithfulness, youthful zeal. These are some of the words that describe what I experienced during my time with the Anglican Church in Brazil, where with much excitement and anticipation, we began the preparations for the Caminemos Juntos: Americas conference which will be held there in October of this year. The diocese of Recife (recently renamed the Anglican Church in Brazil-Diocese of Recife) has planted 35 congregations in the last twelve years and is...Read More
…and Ft Motte to the World!
Applause broke out the Sunday morning when it was announced that Ajay* had become a Christian. Ajay is just one of over one million foreign students that study in the US, and one of over 50 students who visited St Matthew’s Parish, Ft Motte, SC as part of our International Student Weekends. He opened his heart to Jesus after our church family opened their hearts...Read More
I’m sitting on our plane, flying back to North Carolina from Chicago, still reeling and absorbing all that ACNA Assembly 2017: Mission on our Doorstep was and offered to me. This was my first time attending an ACNA Assembly, and this one certainly did not disappoint! It was also my first time to visit Wheaton College, and we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect venue. As a mission-minded person...Read More