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Glorifying God in Our Prayers

The next time you prepare to enter into prayer, I would just ask that you think for a minute about who it was that Jesus and Paul prayed for (others, not for themselves) and what they prayed for (spiritual strengthening that glorifies God, not material results). Consider the possibility that the most important prayer that one can pray is for others, and that the most important end result is that the answer to that prayer could be spiritual fortification of the recipient in a way that glorifies God and draws others to Him...Read More

Fight for It

“Philip, I want you to fight for it.” This is what the Lord told me last week and I spoke about it last Sunday. The time is now. There is no turning back. He has spoken and we must obey. It has taken some time to be sure we have heard correctly. But, I, we, believe that God is calling us to a deeper responsibility with the opportunity that is before us...Read More

Blessed are the Uninvited

Jesus wasn’t always a very good house guest. In Luke 14:12-14, while sharing a Sabbath meal with some Pharisees, he goes so far as to take the time to critique his host’s guest list. “Don’t invite the rich or influential to your parties; invite the poor, the lame, the blind--anyone who can’t return the favor”...Read More

Warehouse, Therehouse

In my favorite comedy, “Young Frankenstein”, Dr. Frankenstein asks “where wolf?” and Igor responds, “there wolf”. Well, the play on words made me think about Crossroads. There probably is not much of a parallel except that I love that comedy and just had to use that line. I hope it got your attention and I hope you’ll see the movie. Mel Brooks’ best...Read More

More to Come

So much is happening. Our First Fruits prayer and worship service is tonight at 7 p.m., a prayer service at the potential new site (901 South Ervay St.) at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, and then Sunday services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. where I will be laying out the vision of Crossroads...Read More

You Be the Bridge

As Christians we have the duty to love our neighbors, regardless of whether or not they share our religious beliefs. As our own city of Dallas becomes home to ever increasing numbers of Muslims the church in Dallas has an obligation to show Christ’s love to them as neighbors. If that sounds like something that you’re interested in, something that you're not sure how to do, or even something that you’re not sure is even possible, then there is a great opportunity for you...Read More

Reflections and Previews

January is a time of fond reflection over the previous year and an exciting time to greet the new year at All Saints Dallas. At our annual parish meeting this past Sunday we provided the Board of Steward’s perspective of the past year and shared a preview of the year to come...Read More

The Purpose in a Cup of Coffee

We take coffee pretty seriously around here. We want the Sunday morning ritual of a cup of coffee before worship to be a time and place of friendship and welcome. We want the coffee to be good enough that people want to show up early and stay after, spending time with each other. That’s why we make coffee a line-item in the budget and buy our coffee beans from local coffee roasters...Read More

Annual Parish Meeting

God leads His people. He provides a place and a promise. There are times that we, as a church, are led to gather and be faithful stewards through communication and elections. This Sunday after each service, we will hold our Annual Parish Meeting in the sanctuary...Read More

Anglican Mission Winter Conference

All Saints Dallas is a member of the Anglican Mission in America, and I am the Apostolic Vicar of the AMIA. We are an Anglican society of mission and apostolic works that focuses on recognizing, raising up, resourcing, and releasing church leaders around the country to plant churches and start new works...Read More