Revivals

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 10:00

When we first began talking about a diocesan revival in Roanoke, Virginia, with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, we had to stop and think about what that might mean for us – the revival service itself, as well as its aftermath throughout the Diocese...

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 15:30

Revival is dangerous. It is dangerous to pray that God would come and stir up the Holy Spirit in a new and powerful way. It is dangerous because God just might do it. When we pray for revival, we are not praying for more members in our pews or more...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:30

As we were preparing for the revival in Western Massachusetts, the planning team realized that we needed to do something more than simply invite church folks to be part of the event. Since I work as Urban Missioner in the Main South neighborhood of...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 09:00

Good evening! What a phenomenal crowd. The Holy Spirit is at work. For the next ten minutes, I’m going to talk about Michael Curry, St. John the Evangelist, St. Paul, Jesus, and Revival. Here we go. Three years ago, Michael Curry and I were...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:45

We’ve been preparing for revival for a year now, and it’s just a matter of hours until we share this wondrous, long-awaited experience. We have discerned a theme, selected venues, and planned communications, partnered gratefully with folks at the...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 10:15

"The Great Awakening (1730’s-1740’s) … reinvigorated religion in America at a time when it was steadily declining and introduced ideas that would penetrate into American culture for many years to come." [1] Central and Western Massachusetts played...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 14:39

In January 2018, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia hosted Fearless Faith, Boundless Love, a revival and celebration of the ministry of a Saint of Georgia, Deaconess Anna Alexander. I sat down with Ms. Zora Nobles, whose father was a student of the...

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 20:40

I attended an Episcopal Revival last weekend. WHAT?! Liturgical churches don’t do revivals! Can you say, "oxymoron?" But not really, if you think about it. We are a resurrection people. Raised from the dead. Brought to life again. Restored. Filled...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 13:41

"'Be Prepared.' The meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise." - Robert Baden-Powell I grew up with this motto...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 12:58

Deaconess Alexander was an extraordinary person. A focus of the weekend, along with a general renewal of spirit and revival of our faith, was the life and ministry of Deaconess Anna Alexander. The deaconess was born in 1865 to recently emancipated...

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