What should we... do less?

There are things we should start, things we should stop, things we should do more, and then things we should do less. The latter category...

What should we... do more?

After we consider what we should start doing and what we should stop doing, we should also consider what we might do more. Is there a...

What should we... stop doing?

Further along the same thinking of "what should we start doing" is the question of what needs to stop. Sometimes groups or churches...

What should we... start doing?

As a church plant, our top priority was discerning where to start and how to start. In non-pandemic times, normally churches start with a...

Seeking grounding and connection

An important expression of a church is finding (or at least seeking) grounding and connection. When I think "grounding" I'm thinking...

Advocating for Justice

It's all well and good to proclaim we should all live a life of abundance (which is about a state of mind/heart, and not about the stuff...

Caring for the church as institution

The "Church" is many things: a gathering of people, a building, an organizational structure, a place of worship, a sacred space, a place...

Daily Advent Reflection Resources

For kids/families 1. All Creation Waits by Gayle Boss "Advent is the season of dwindling light and gathering cold – with a mystery at its...

Still to come

Disagreements about mandatory vaccines, opposing perspectives on how best to end racism, competing views of the climate crisis...there...

What Stood Out for You?

If you're like me, you've walked away from powerful experiences knowing they have been significant, but not always knowing why. Following...

Letting the 215 break into our hearts

If you are a residential school or intergenerational survivor and this content is upsetting, please call the National Indian Residential...

Singing for the Soul

All of the benefits of contemplative practices -- calmness, lowering cortisol, reintegrating the brain, improved immunity, and an...

A Year of Lent?

The Covid-19 related ‘lockdown’ began in Lent last year, and we’re back to Lent again. Someone said recently, “it’s just been a long year...

Our greatest challenge

The climate crisis, entrenched poverty, the threat of malevolent artificial intelligence -- any of these could be considered humanity's...

Anchored by the Same Old

In the impetuousness of my youth, I found myself wanting for something new at Christmas. I don't mean a silver ribbon-wrapped package...

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