The Example We Need In The #MeToo Era

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on The Example We Need In The #MeToo Era

Last month the Nobel committee awarded their annual Peace Prize to Nadia Murad, a 25-year-old Yazidi activist, and Denis Mukwege, a doctor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They received the award jointly “for their efforts to end the

Reflections on ReImagine 2018

November 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Reflections on ReImagine 2018

This year marks the first time that the Parish Collective has held a conference in Canada. Elle and yours truly were in attendance. We love people who are passionate and committed to their neighbourhoods. People who work hard to form communities that embody the gospel are our kind of people. If you’ve never been to a Parish Collective event before,

Core Values

More from the Blog

Prayer for Canadian Thanksgiving

By |October 2nd, 2018|

As Thanksgiving grows closer here in Canada, I am reminded of the positive impact that gratefulness has on my life. Well, in actuality, I’m reminded, with a heavy heart, how much thankfulness has been absent from my life these days. How is it that I could be authentically thankful for the darkness of the world, the brokenness of people around me, and the difficulty of raising two small boys in just such a world. I don’t want to spiral down into cynicism, but I also don’t want to slap on a social-media-friendly facade of happiness either.

The Soul of the City – Introduction, Part 1

By |August 24th, 2018|

Urban life is the reality for most Westerners now. In Canada 82% of our citizens live in cities. William Cronon notes that for many of us cities have “represented all that [is] most unnatural about human life… a cancer on an otherwise beautiful landscape”

Load More Posts