Baptizing a Convert from Islam with an Anglican Liturgy

I didn’t even remember the phone call. One evening when I was loafing around the house an Arabophone brother called me from a foreign country and had some questions about our small Arabophone fellowship, Kanisa. What did we believe? I answered: we had an evangelical orientation and confessed the Apostles’ and Nicene creeds. Did we belong to a particular denomination? [...]

By |2020-04-14T17:02:49-05:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Sacraments|Tags: , |3 Comments

Do Anglicans Care as much about Mission(s) as Evangelicals?

It was a sunny day in Glasgow and the preacher was speaking to thousands of people in one of the large parks of the city. I had attended with a number of friends from a Christian campus ministry in Edinburgh where I was working on my PhD in Divinity (focus, World Christianity. Shameless plug: buy the book.) The preacher in [...]

By |2020-01-14T10:21:55-06:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Anglicanism, Opinion, Theology|Tags: , |1 Comment

Shadows from Light Unapproachable: Anglican Frontier Missions Celebrates 25 Years

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the founding of Anglican Frontier Missions, AFM founder, The Rev. Canon Tad de Bordenave, oversaw the compilation and editing of 17 chapters that make up AFM's 25th anniversary book, Shadows from Light Unapproachable. Providing a holistic if not exhaustive look at frontier missions and an Anglican approach to world evangelization, this book offers [...]

By |2020-05-18T11:11:07-05:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: |3 Comments

How to Write an Appeal Letter for Summer Mission Trips

Don't put them to sleep. Here they come!  Support letters asking for prayer and/or financial support. For over 30 years I encouraged would-be missionaries to write them.  But now I am starting to receive them.  Heck! We all receive them...sometimes one a week.  They seem to come in endless supply from friends, family, and other relatives. Appeals for [...]

By |2019-03-01T14:32:13-06:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Generosity|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments