Daniel Adkinson

Daniel Adkinson

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The Rev. Daniel Adkinson serves as the founding rector of St. Thomas Anglican Church in Athens, Georgia. Prior to moving to Athens to plant St. Thomas, he served for almost a decade at Christ Church in Plano, TX. He was ordained in 2009 and served as the first Executive Director of Anglican 1000, an initiative of the Anglican Church in North America. He is married to Holly, and they have two children.

The Accordion and the Pendulum (COVID-19 Resource Roundup)

Posted on May 19, 2020
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After several months of ministry in the midst of a pandemic, things are slowly beginning to shift. Some states have begun re-opening. Most states and churches are announcing and exploring phased stages of regathering. Communities are thinking about recovery and what the “next normal” will look like. By the way, there are two helpful images…

Church Regathering Guidelines (COVID-19 Resource Roundup)

Posted on May 12, 2020
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We are two months into ministering during a pandemic. Some ACNA congregations have now regathered on Sundays for a few weeks. Others anticipate regathering over the summer or even waiting until the fall. The novelty of digital ministry has worn off, but we also see ongoing opportunities. Looking back at the past week, there were…

Regathering Church? (COVID-19 Resource Roundup)

Posted on May 5, 2020
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Are we at the beginning of the end?  The end of the beginning? What is the new normal? Or, as Mark Cuban mentioned a few weeks ago, what is the ‘new abnormal’? It is time for churches to come back together for worship? How? When? What is at stake? The primary conversation right now for…

Discerning Digital Fruitfulness in a Pandemic

Posted on April 30, 2020
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Ministry Dashboard Pastors operate with a default dashboard. In fact, the measurements on the dashboard will tell you a lot about the values of the church. Classic metrics were the so-called ABC’s of attendance, buildings, and cash. Newer missional metrics might include adult baptisms, participation in groups, or service hours in our community. Right now,…

Looking Ahead Together (COVID–19 Resource Roundup)

Posted on April 21, 2020
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We have come through Easter Week. Most churches and leaders are catching their breath and beginning to look ahead. Our resources this week focus on the Church Sustainable and encouraging stories from the field. Since our last resource roundup, it was announced that funding for the Payroll Protection Program of the CARES Act has run…

Taking the Long View (COVID–19 Resource Roundup)

Posted on April 14, 2020
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This is the third “COVID–19 Resource Roundup” (click here to view them all), collections of resources that are encouraging to the Body of Christ. Behind the scenes of worry and terror, our clergy are stepping up and doing new things in a new age. Their creative energy and passion are making these days effective for…

Ministry in a Pandemic: Resource Roundup (2020-04-07)

Posted on April 7, 2020
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The Evergreen Project is broadening its scope. Archbishop Foley Beach and Canon Alan Hawkins have tasked Canon David Roseberry and the Evergreen Project along with Canon Phil Ashey and the American Anglican Council to collect, create, and curate resources from around the Anglican church to help all of our congregations in the Anglican Church in…

Ministry in a Pandemic: Resource Roundup (2020-03-31)

Posted on March 31, 2020
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Note from David Roseberry: There are so many leaders, churches, and ministries that are facing the challenge of our day with passion, purpose, and creativity. The bad news is that this pandemic is upon us all.  The good news is that leaders are working in their own context to strengthen gospel ministry. It is impressive…