Decolonizing Church: A Weeping

By |2018-04-05T14:21:00+00:00April 20th, 2018|Blog, Canada 150, Canadian Culture, Racism, Stories, Voices from the Margins|

Read Andrew's earlier post on "Decolonizing Church" here Weeping. Confession. Resistance. This is the only way forward for a church in need of decolonization. In late September of 2013, I found myself in a large display hall at Vancouver’s Pacific National Exhibition. Thousands upon thousands were gathered for the Truth and

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Mourning for what Breaks His Heart: Reflections on the Passing of Gord Downie

By |2017-10-24T20:18:48+00:00October 24th, 2017|Blog, Canadian Culture, Voices from the Margins|

I woke up on October 18th to the Canadian headline: Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip Dies at 53. It was evident that much of Canada seemed saddened by the news. My social media feeds were filled with messages

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Why Diversity?

By |2017-07-20T15:59:36+00:00June 12th, 2017|Blog, Online Dialogue, Voices from the Margins|

We launched the New Leaf Blog in April of this year, and so far we have had nine regular contributors write for us, while eight guest writers have shared their thoughts. If you have been following the blog, then you might be wondering why there have been so many different authors featured.

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