Pastor Dies from Snake Bite During ‘Serpent-Handling’ Service

NY Daily News: A West Virginia preacher famous for holding dangerous snakes during sermons  has died after a rattlesnake bit him last weekend. Mark Randall “Mack” Wolford, 44, was bitten during a Memorial Day gathering  at park, the Washington Post reported. “His birthday was Saturday, and all he wanted to do is get his brothers…

Homily for the Ordination of Deacons for the Chair of St Peter

Bishop Kevin Vann blogs. His homily for the Ordination to the Diaconate for the six Personal Ordinariate clerics of the Chair of St Peter follows: Homily for the Ordination of Deacons for the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter St. Mary of the Assumption in Fort Worth May 29, 2012 To our brothers…

8 Reasons your Church is Stuck

You lack a leadership empowerment plan. We have failed as leaders in the church if we do not embrace the unique gift-mix that God designed. And we won’t fully know the power and impact of the local church until people are empowered to be the people God wired them up to be. You are unclear…