St. Aidan and the Legacy of Lindisfarne

Posted on August 31, 2023

Long before the Reformation, the groundwork of the Anglican tradition was laid. Saints across the islands of Great Britain and Ireland spread Christianity to a previously Pagan people, with expressions that often differed from those in Continental Europe. Because of their influence on our tradition, these saints are usually listed among the Anglican commemorations in…

Both Twitter And Threads: On Fishing in Multiple Streams

Posted on July 11, 2023

Yes, Anglican Compass has started a new Threads account. Check it out here! But we are not getting rid of our Twitter account. You can find it here! We use multiple platforms because we are fishers of men, and we want to catch fish in multiple streams. A Day on Twitter and Threads To illustrate why…

Good Boundaries Won’t Save You From Burnout

Posted on June 20, 2017

I almost didn’t make it. A season of extended rest–a 12 week sabbatical–awaited me in September 2015. But as my church prepared for this sabbatical a year prior (yes, it takes several months of planning), I discussed a provisional plan with my senior warden and vestry. I was so tired that I might need to…

Get Some Rest

Posted on July 5, 2016

I believe in my heart that I don’t deserve to just rest and have fun. I feel like if I’ve worked hard or accomplished something, then I can rest. I’m sure glad God doesn’t see me the way I see myself. There remains a Sabbath rest for me. July is often a time of vacation and rest….


Posted on March 1, 2016

Last week I received a lapel pin to commemorate twenty-five years of service to public education. It has actually been twenty-seven years, but my school system has only recently begun such recognitions and is a bit “behind.” I will not get a thirty year pin. When I close my calculus text in May, I will…