Epiphany and Life in 2021

Epiphany and Life in 2021

We are now in the season of Epiphany, one of two feasts the early church celebrated along with Easter. Epiphany marks the Gospel revealed to the Gentiles through the story of the visiting wise men. I’ve always found it peculiar the story of the Magi. Something...

My 2020 Recommended Reading List

We all had extra time to read in 2020. Hot on the shelves were books on justice and racism. I have a few in that realm, and a longer reading list over on my GoodReads profile. These are books I read last year, just over half that came out in 2020. Hopefully, you will...
Epiphany and Life in 2021

Advent Voices of the Marginalized

2000 years of patriarchy have undoubtedly diminished the powerful words of the two women in our readings. Today we will centre one, a voice that comes to us in the form of a song. “Magnificat anima mea Dominum.” It sure sounds better in Latin. Mary’s Song, or...
Uncovering Racism and Pathways to Action – Part 1

Uncovering Racism and Pathways to Action – Part 1

Download My Free E-BookThis blog post is part of a series that has been updated and made available as a free E-book download when signing up for my monthly newsletter. This introductory resource is an excellent starting point for those embarking on the journey to...
Membership Decline Post-COVID for Churches

Membership Decline Post-COVID for Churches

5 years ago I posted this article as a reflection. I’ve revamped it and now ask, what will church membership look like post-COVID? I have a hunch. Purely a guess, but 25-50% membership decline. Not everyone, but as a whole. We’re noticing how little we...
Over at the Podcast Made Flesh

Over at the Podcast Made Flesh

My friends Jacqui and Zaak, over at The Road Church, have put together a podcast called, “the Podcast Made Flesh”. I’m one of their guests, the episode is now up. You can listen to it here! I have a set of podcasts coming at you very soon so stick...
My 2019 Books and Things List

My 2019 Books and Things List

A bit late, only because I was having so much fun doing nothing over the Christmas break. Every year I post up the books I enjoyed the most over the past year. This year I’ll include streaming media as well. I’m not a huge TV or film person so that list is...
This Christmas Lean INTO the Mess

This Christmas Lean INTO the Mess

Are you a Christmas scrooge or a Christmas fiend? The Christmas fanatic decorates the tree November 1st, revels in ugly sweaters, shops till they drop, fills on egg nog lattes, still believes in Santa Claus, and covers their house in yule tide trinkets including...