Duane Miller

Duane Miller

The Rev. Dr. Duane Miller presently serves as priest at the Anglican Cathedral of the Redeemer, associate professor at the Protestant Faculty of Theology at Madrid, and founding co-pastor at Kanisa, an Arabic-language Christian fellowship. For his books, including I Will Give Them an Everlasting Name: Pastoral Care for Christ’s Converts from Islam, go to his Amazon author page. For articles and publications, check out his Academia.edu page. For some of his video lectures, check out his YouTube channel. Read more from Duane at his blog.

On Anglican Missions in Madrid

Posted on December 5, 2022
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As part of our True North Campaign, we are publishing articles that highlight the missionary impact of Anglican Compass. Here we welcome Duane Miller, who explains his missionary work in Madrid and the missionary value of Anglican Compass. Enjoy! Let me give you a brief summary of the sort of ministry we have here in the…

Anglican Contributions to the Church’s Mission to/among Muslims

Posted on June 24, 2021
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By the Rt. Rev. Dr. Bill Musk and the Rev. Dr. Duane Alexander Miller Introduction A funny thing happened on the way to the 21st Century: after over a millennium of almost no conversions from Islam to Christianity a small trickle started to appear in the 1960s and it grew. It grew, not into a great…

How to Pastor Converts from Islam: An Interview with Duane Miller about His New Book, “I Will Give Them an Everlasting Name”

Posted on December 7, 2020
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The following is an interview with Anglican Compass author Duane Miller about his new book, I Will Give Them an Everlasting Name: Pastoral Care for Christ’s Converts from Islam. How might this book help an Anglican pastor on the ground in ministry? Anglican churches, schools, and ministries throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, and beyond are…

Baptizing a Convert from Islam with an Anglican Liturgy

Posted on April 20, 2020
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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…

The Anglican Ordination Process: A Rookie Anglican Guide

Posted on January 6, 2020
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So you’re thinking about ordained ministry in this or that Anglican community. (If you need guidance on the question, check out this article.) Maybe you’re already ordained in some other denomination. Maybe you’ve been serving in ministry for years but as a layperson (that was my experience). What are some of the general guidelines and…

Cinco Renovaciones Requeridas para la Revitalización (5 Renewals Required For Revitalization)

Posted on December 3, 2019
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“Pastor Anglicano” is a collaboration between Anglican Pastor and Caminemos Juntos to deliver translated and original content in Spanish. The English original of the following piece is: “5 Renewals Required for Revitalization,” a blog series written by Canon Mark Eldredge. Cinco renovaciones requeridas para la revitalización Por el reverendo Canónigo Mark Eldredge Traducido por el reverendo Dr….

A Tale of Two Weddings: How Far Should We Stretch the Liturgy?

Posted on September 16, 2019
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Ah, Spain. A beautiful country where, every now and then, non-Catholics who are Christians get married. Or a Roman Catholic gets married to a non-Catholic, which often means no Catholic wedding. And sometimes these folks come to us Anglicans. Just how much can the Anglican liturgy be modified? In this article, I want to share…

¿Presbíteros o Sacerdotes? Una Introducción al Liderazgo y Ordenación Anglicana

Posted on August 21, 2019
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“Pastor Anglicano” is a collaboration between Anglican Pastor and Caminemos Juntos to deliver translated and original content in Spanish. The English original of the following piece is: Anglican Pastors vs. Priests? An Introduction to Anglican Holy Orders, by Duane Miller. Note that edits have been made to the translation for Latin American contextual reasons. He…

Are Anglican Churches Biblical, “Bible Churches”?

Posted on July 29, 2019
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For many years, I attended a church that called itself a “Bible church.” I really loved it and am thankful for everything I received there. But many years later I started to reflect on what exactly that name means. What does it mean to claim that your church is biblical, a “Bible church”? First of…

Anglican Pastors vs. Priests? An Introduction to Anglican Holy Orders

Posted on May 20, 2019
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I have been a full-time Anglican minister since 2005 when my wife and I moved to the Middle East as cross-cultural workers (i.e., missionaries). However, I was not ordained to the diaconate until 2017, and to the priesthood in 2018. From 2005–2017, I was involved in ministries of evangelism, discipleship and teaching, first in the…