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…

Five Reasons Why You Should Focus on Your Pulpit

Posted on August 14, 2018

Anglicans love liturgy. This has always been true, but in the past couple of decades, I’ve seen more and more young clergy who are especially enamored with the formational impact of rightly ordered worship. I would imagine this phenomenon is due mostly to a generation of young priests drawn to the Anglican way from a…

Collect Reflections: The First Sunday after the Epiphany; The Baptism of Our Lord

Posted on January 6, 2018

This post, in addition to being a part of Rookie Anglican, is part of a series on the Collects of the Christian Year (ACNA), called “Collect Reflections.” If you’re just jumping in, make sure to check out the introductory post, “Announcing Collect Reflections.” All Collect Reflection posts can be found here. Epiphany-what? Sadly, the time for saying “Merry…

Ancient Anglican Evangelism

Posted on July 21, 2016

There is a perception that Anglicans in North America don’t have our own history of evangelism. Or at least not one that comes from within our own tradition. Not true! The church in England began by a powerful evangelistic mission that followed Jesus’ commands in Luke’s Gospel. So the Anglican tradition has within itself a…

Re-Evangelizing: Back to the Basics

Posted on June 16, 2016

Have you considered how dangerous it is to be a Christian? Perhaps not so much for us, but for millions of Christians around the world, the name of Jesus upon the lips of the believer can be life-threatening. From the earliest depictions of martyrdom, to the tragic reports of the victims of modern day terror, we see heroic…

Becoming a Mature Christian Is More Than Learning Information

Posted on May 12, 2016

Maturity in our Faith requires no secret or advanced knowledge. Yes, the gospel and the creeds are a great mystery that we can spend a lifetime pondering and studying. But, nonetheless, our Faith is public, knowable, and learnable. The catechism shows us exactly that, and its a wonderful way to learn. But the catechism itself teaches…