Official Diocesan Blog

A New Church, A New Creation: Reconciliation Anglican Church
Reconciliation Anglican Church
Trinity Magazi… Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:44

By The Leadership of Reconciliation Anglican Church

Biblical Significance of Jerusalem
Jerusalem ruins
The Rev. Dr. K… Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:30

Jerusalem’s rich religious history and its well preserved archaeological record provided a poignant backdrop to GAFCON 2018. The final conference picture of almost 2000 delegates from around the globe gathered as one body on the Temple Steps in the Old City is a beautiful pictorial summary of the gathering (See photo on page 2). It is also a reminder of the meeting’s location: Jerusalem.

Learning to Think Globally, Act Locally in our Families and Youth Groups

Children Praying

The slogan, “Think Globally, Act Locally”, was coined in 1970 by a leader of the environmental movement. It was meant to get people thinking about the effect their actions had on a global scale and encouraged them to do good things for the environment in their own homes and communities.

Prayer Resource: Praying for the Nations, Operation World
Jason Mandryk, GAFCON 2018 Speaker
Trinity Magazi… Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:07

Cultivating a desire and calling to pray for the world either individually or corporately can be a challenging endeavor, especially when it comes to finding quality information in this saturated marketplace of ideas.

Two Perspectives on GAFCON
Jenni Bartling
Trinity Magazi… Mon, 08/27/2018 - 10:57

Jenni Bartling

GAFCON: Conference, Family Reunion, or Taste of Heaven? When I returned home from attending GAFCON, my sister asked me if I had to “pinch [my] self” while I was in Jerusalem. I responded, “Are you kidding me? I am still pinching myself!”

Breaking Down the Dichotomy of Global and Local Missions
GAFCON Assembly
Bishop Jim Hobby Mon, 08/27/2018 - 10:36

One of the most powerful and symbolic moments of the most recent Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) in Jerusalem happened at the beginning of the first day. The conference MCs had us welcome each other by continent.

A New Way to do Convention

gathering workshop

Every year on the first weekend of November, certain members of the diocese gather together to conduct business required by the constitution and canons. This business meeting is called "Convention," and about 175 people, clergy and laity are "delegates" who attend.

GAFCON Update from Bishop Jim: Receiving Inspiration for Gospel Movement

Dear Friends,

Today was again filled with great teaching, inspiring worship, and encouraging fellowship.

Our Bible exposition focused on the story in Luke of the two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Our preacher exhorted us to preach Jesus in the Old Testament and to preach well.