The Bishop's Letters
Articles from April 2016
The New Wineskins Missions Conference was a tremendous encouragement for the hundred or so folks from our diocese who were blessed to experience it. Held every three years near Asheville, NC, New Wineskins is an extraordinary gathering of over 1,000 passionate, mission-focused laity and clergy, missionaries and local church members, mission agency leaders and seminarians.
Never take prayer for granted, neither the prayers you need others to pray for you, nor the Holy Spirit’s nudge to you to pray for someone else. God uses prayer for his Kingdom purposes in our lives, and when we pray, “many will give thanks on our behalf for the gracious favor granted us in answer to the prayers of many” (2 Corinthians 1:11).