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To bring fire

To bring fire is Jesus’ purpose statement in Luke 12:49. Purpose guides like the bright North Star in a black sky. Our purpose is uniquely ours. It’s our mature decision and commitment. It doesn’t come from parents or preachers. Purpose anchors us...

How to be Christian with other faiths

How are we to be–in a climate of relativism, amongst the spiritual–with nonbelievers and with believers of every stripe? St. Paul says, “Live a life worthy of your calling” (Ephesians 4:1).God has met us through baptism into Jesus’ life, death and...

Sleeper, awake!

It’s easy to sleepwalk through life, school, marriage, work and retirement. This kind of life sleep is so insidious we can be asleep to the fact that we’re asleep! We would go on sleeping if pain or calamity didn’t shake us and wake us.Paul woke up...

New Campus Missioners of the Diocese of Atlanta

Campus Missioner for Macon Colleges | Dena Douglas Hobbs Dena Douglas Hobbs was born and raised in the Macon area. She was active in campus ministry during her years at UGA and has continued to support campus ministry throughout her life. After serving as United...

Have you been curious about Education for Ministry (EFM)?

There’s an innate desire in each person to want to understand their place in Christ’s body as baptized Christians. A large part of the Education for Ministry journey is discovering one’s own ministry/spiritual gifts. Members of an EFM group are reminded the best way...

Test

Do you remember fire drills? Class interrupted. Walking quickly and quietly outside. It was a test for the principal, the teachers and the students. The building might burn, but we would be fine. St. Paul said our work for Jesus will be tested, too. And by fire!...

EFM Classes at The Episcopal Church of Annunciation

Every baptized person is called to lay ministry and as lay people it can become a daunting task.  EFM helps in that ministry call through a cirriculum designed to help you discover and exercise your varied gifts in the places where you live and...

The Desmond Tutu Tutudesk Campaign

In partnership with the United Nations Special Envoy for Education, the Tutudesk Campaign provides the answer to the classroom desk shortage crisis experienced in schools in developing countries. Over 95 million children in schools across sub-Saharan Africa have no...