Category Archives: Canada

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau is not Islam

Like most Canadians, I’ve been following with great sadness the events and fall-out from two incidents this week which have rattled (understated?) the citizens of this country I call home. We watched in horror as news reports came in that … Continue reading

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ReImagining Church: ReImagining Mission pt. 2 (Mission, eh?)

Sunday, February 9th, 2014. ReImagining Church 6: ReImagining Mission pt. 2 (Mission, eh?) Sources for stats: Philip Jenkins. The Next Christendom. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pew Research Center. Global Attitudes Project (June 2003) Project Teen Canada and Project Canada data sets … Continue reading

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ReImagining Church: Both/And

Sunday, January 26th, 2014. “ReImagining Church 4: Both/And” (Acts 2:42-47, Matt. 28:16-20). Apologies for occasional cold virus-related issues of flow and coherence. Listening to the audio, it seems to have not come out as I had hoped, as it draws … Continue reading

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EXCITING NEWS

I promised my twitter/facebook friends some news on Friday. I wanted to wait to announce it to some key folks before rolling it out to everyone. But here it is: I will be taking part in the 2012/13 AIM (About … Continue reading

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On Justice

Southern Ontario is today dealing with some tough stuff. Sentencing for Michael Rafferty, who was found guilty of kidnapping, assaulting and murdering 8 year Victoria (Tori) Stafford in 2009, happened today in London, ON. When the guilty verdict came in … Continue reading

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My Two Cents: The “War on Christmas”

So every year we have to listen to the debate about this alleged “War on Christmas” where conservative Christians get all riled up because the stores’ banners, government buildings, buses, television networks, etc. are saying “seasons greetings” or “happy holidays” … Continue reading

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Did you do your homework?

Last Sunday Centre Street marked Remembrance Day, and honoured our vets and their fallen comrades.  I gave the children some homework- to hug a vet this week.  I also challenged the adults to do so.  So, have you done your … Continue reading

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