College-age Students Thirsty for Life-Giving Waters of Jesus

Greg Richards, director of College Missions, said he is amazingly appreciative to be able to direct this mission in our diocese, which involves 300 people, four campuses, prayer, worship, play, and followers of Jesus who invite their friends to join their joy. College Missions is currently in its third year of the Elisha Leadership Initiative, […]

Habitat for Humanity

The Rev. John Badders presented the Habitat for Humanity reports, noting that West Texas Builders is the diocesan connection to Habitat for Humanity International.  Badders reminded Council that the purpose of Habitat for Humanity is to “create opportunities for all people to live in decent and durable homes.” Habitat, said Badders, has a vision of […]

“Strength” Bible Study

Bishop Gary Lillibridge invited Diocesan Council to engage in a second Bible study, focusing on the word “strength” as found in the verse representing the annual theme, “The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10). “Like ‘joy,’ the word ‘strength’ and its various derivatives, can be found throughout Scripture. According to my concordances, […]