Andrew Petiprin

Andrew Petiprin is Canon to the Ordinary in the Diocese of Tennessee. For six years he was rector of St. Mary of the Angels Church in Orlando, Florida, and he was a high school teacher before training for ordination at Yale Divinity School. He was a Marshall Scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford from 2001-2003. Andrew and his wife, Amber, live with their two children and two cats in Nashville, Tennessee. He has a book of Christian apologetics forthcoming from New Growth Press.

Articles By Andrew Petiprin

God and Country

Monday July 2, 2018

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Patriotism is a good thing. But patriotism, like all loves, should include healthy criticism.

Fifty Days of Good News

Tuesday April 17, 2018

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If you kept a holy Lent this year, bravo! Now raise a glass and shout for joy that we are in the midst of fifty days of good news.

The Top 10 Times Jesus Wasn’t Nice

Tuesday April 3, 2018

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But typical niceness is a far cry from true Christian virtue. We need look no further than Jesus himself, who, like the prophets of Israel, is rarely ever nice, easy-going, or even safe.

Guaranteed Grace

Thursday February 15, 2018

grace 101

Christians of different stripes get grace wrong in many different ways.

Advent: Prepare as We Rejoice

Tuesday December 19, 2017


Advent is the season in the Church’s year that turns our attention to the coming of Christ: the first one and the second one.

TV Culture

Thursday January 26, 2017

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In 1955, The Ed Sullivan Show was one of the most popular television programs in America. Those of us born in the age of cable, let alone the age of the Internet, can hardly imagine the cultural impact of a show like this.