The Rt. Rev. C. Andrew Doyle, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, based in Houston, is the featured preacher for Easter, April 12, on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org and by podcast.
A graduate of the University of North Texas, Doyle earned an M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary. Prior to his election as the ninth bishop of Texas in 2008, he served five years as Canon to the Ordinary there. He earlier served churches in Temple and College Station, Tex.
“Let Galilee Quake With Good News,” Doyle’s sermon for Easter is based on the story of resurrection of Jesus from Matthew 28 in which the two Marys are instructed by the angel to tell the disciples that Jesus has gone ahead of them to Galilee. “The women (and we) are charged with news,” he says. “The resurrected Lord goes before us, to meet us there — out there —where the ministry and mission field waits.”
Doyle is the author of numerous books including “Unabashedly Episcopalian: The Good News of the Episcopal Church” and “Church: A Generous Community Amplified for the Future.” His latest book just out from Church Publishing is “Citizen: Faithful Discipleship in a Partisan World.”
The program includes interviews with Doyle conducted by Wallace, who is also executive producer.
“Day 1” has been broadcast every week for 75 years, formerly as “The Protestant Hour.” Featuring outstanding preachers from the mainline denominations, “Day 1” is currently distributed to more than 200 radio stations across America and overseas. The program is produced by the Alliance for Christian Media, based in Atlanta, GA. For more information, please check the program’s website.