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Thad serves as Assisting Bishop to the Anglican Diocese of the Carolinas. His primary work these past eight years has been to disciple and care for pastors in the Anglican Church of North America and beyond. During their nearly 39 years of marriage, Thad and Erilynne planted two churches and devoted themselves fully to the gospel work of "presenting everyone mature in Christ." (Col 1:28) It is this work of discipleship that brings people to saving faith, grows them in godly character, and empowers them in the Holy Spirit to be witnesses of Jesus. As Erilynne once said, "the strongest witness to a dying world is a transformed life." It is this work that Thad carries on through this ministry of call2disciple.

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Erilynne was the Founder of call2disciple (parent company, Ariel/A Ministry of Proclamation).  In 1977, three women came to her and asked, "Would you disciple us?" Her love, passion, and devotion to discipling the body of Christ to maturity in faith became her life's work. In 1998-2004, her discipleship teachings were filmed and are now available on our call2disciple YouTube channel and podcast. Erilynne was an ordained Anglican deacon, had four beautiful daughters, eleven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. 


On Thursday, August 6, 2020, Erilynne finished her race, the heavens opened, and “the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” was abundantly supplied to her (2 Peter 1.11).

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