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Andy Doyle
Works at Episcopal Diocese of Texas
Attended Virginia Theological Seminary
Lives in Houston, Texas
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Epiphany 3C January 24, 2016
Quotes That Make Me Think "Luke 4:14-21 is the opening scene in the ministry of Jesus. It is Jesus' manifesto for the work ahead." Commentary , Luke 4:14-21, Ruth Anne Reese, at WorkingPreacher.org, Luther Seminary, 2016. "...the God of Luke-Acts intentiona...
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Beginning to Ponder the Future Church
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” ― The last line of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald August 2, 2014, a large semi-truck dropped off a gigantic dirt digger at the house across the street. Within 15 minu...
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Refugee and Immigrant Crisis: What Can I Do?
Sunday's reading from Proverbs 22:1ff: A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. The rich and the poor have this in common: the Lord is the maker of them all. Whoever sows injustice will reap calamity, an...
Sunday's reading from Proverbs 22:1ff: A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. The rich and the poor have this in common: the Lord is the maker of them all. Whoever sows ...
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Bishops' Statement Regarding A036 "Amend Canon 1.18 on Marriage"
Background The House of Bishops of the 78th General Convention meeting in Salt Lake City, today approved resolution A036, that rewrote canons to ensure that those who wish to bless a same-sex marriage are free from discipline if they have permission of thei...
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The Arena of General Convention
This week many Episcopalians will make there way to our triennial gathering the General Convention. This is an important and awaited gathering of many leaders from around the church to undertake a portion of the governance we use to support our mission. Peo...
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150th Anniversary of Juneteenth: Notes and Prayer from the Prayer Breakfast
You can learn more about the celebration at this link for Juneteenth . The Episcopal Diocese of Texas believes that God has a mission and that mission is the reconciliation of the world. We believe God’s mission has a church – and that is us. At our very be...
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Christian Citizenship Means Creating Cities of Non-Discrimination - We Have An Opportunity in Houston
On November 3, 2015 the Houston Equal
Rights Ordinance (HERO) will be on the ballot. I believe Hero reflects the care
I would like for our city to demonstrate for every citizen and visitor. HERO
will provide an environment free of discrimination based upon ...
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Check out this playlist on YouTube - it goes with new books: CHURCH and GENEROUS COMMUNITY
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Christtrolling: Christian Meanness - A Rule of Life We Reject
Sometimes we think that believing we are right makes us righteous. Sometimes feeling righteous gives us the feeling that we can and should say whatever we think - regardless of the consequences or the feelings of people to whom they are directed. What does ...
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I Don't Think It Means What You Think It Means: Unicameral
People keep using the word unicameral  and I am not sure that people are generally aware that it has a variety of meanings. People keep saying that the unicameral house will undo the two house system we have at General Convention. That could be true but it ...
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3 Reasons Why We Must Take Up A Discussion on the Unicameral House at General Convention
The President of the House of Deputies Speaks Out Against Unicameral Body of the House In a recent post to the House of Deputies, the president, The Rev. Gay Jennings sighted some very good reasons why she thinks we should not consider the proposal for a un...
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Flattening the Structure: Practical Ideas for a Future Church Structure
Not quite what I want in a church. Recently my friend the Rev. Merrill Wade sent me an article from fast company entitled “What Kind of Leadership Is Needed in Flat Hierarchies?” by Vivian Giang. Giang is a freelance writer. Previously, she launched the ent...
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I am the Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Texas
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  • Episcopal Diocese of Texas
    Bishop Diocesan, 2008 - present
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Met Jesus on a pilgrimage, still walking.
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  • Virginia Theological Seminary
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  • University of North Texas
    BFA: Painting and Drawing
  • Westchester High School
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