Articles by Canon Andrew Brashier

Canon Andrew Brashier

Canon Andrew Brashier volunteers as chancellor for the ACNA Jurisdiction of Armed Forces and Chaplaincy and is the vicar of Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd in Pelham, Alabama. He blogs about family oratories and the impact they can have in reigniting Anglicanism at www.thruamirrordarkly.wordpress.com. His first book is available at Amazon (https://tinyurl.com/yhsx638n) and focuses on family devotions and private prayer in the Anglican tradition.


The Multivocational Life

The Anglican Church in North America has always embraced planting missions across the continent. Archbishop Robert Duncan began his tenure pressing the Anglican 1000 initiative, with the goal of planting 1,000 parishes within ten years. Archbishop Foley Beach took up the mantle with his Always Forward initiative and now Presiding Bishop Ray Sutton (Reformed Episcopal…

Monastics, Every One of Us

In the midst of life we are in death; of whom may we seek for help, but you, O Lord, who for our sins are justly displeased? The Committal, ACNA Book of Common Prayer, 2019, page 260 The selected quote may also be found in the Anthem to the Holy Saturday service, on page 579…

Anglican Links of Interest 7.22.19

In the latest Miserable Offenders Episode, yours truly mentioned the need for Anglicans to be disciplined by the prayer book and to take up the rule of life it requires. Also, I mentioned in a past post on Through A Mirror Darkly how the 2019 ACNA BCP does not require fasting or abstinence but merely…

Holding the Center, or Moving Goalposts?

Dr. Winfield Bevins, in his recent post at Anglican Pastor entitled, “Whatever happened to the Anglican Via Media?” issues a call for Anglicans to unite at the “center.”  His thesis that the center of Anglicanism is rooted in several of her formularies, namely the Thirty-Nine Articles, the three ecumenical creeds, and adding the Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral…

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