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The Rt. Rev. Dr. Bill Atwood, Bishop


Bishop Bill Atwood


October 3, 2021

Genesis 2:18-25

18 Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him.” 19 And out of the ground the Lord God formed every animal of the field and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name. 20 The man gave names to all the livestock, and to the birds of the sky, and to every animal of the field, but for Adam there was not found a helper suitable for him. 21 So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept; then He took one of his ribs and closed up the flesh at that place. 22 And the Lord God fashioned into a woman the rib which He had taken from the man, and brought her to the man. 23 Then the man said,
“At last this is bone of my bones,
And flesh of my flesh;
She shall be called ‘woman,’
Because she was taken out of man.”
24 For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh. 25 And the man and his wife were both naked, but they were not ashamed.
Bishop Bill Atwood serves as the General Secretary of the Ekkleisa Society, an international society committed to making disciples, and as the Diocesan Bishop of the International Diocese in the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). Through his strong international ties, Bishop Bill has played a key role in many of the numerous efforts to stand for orthodox Anglicanism in the United States and around the world. He resides with his wife, Susan, in Frisco, Texas.

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