“That’s Not My Vomit:” (And Other Things I Want to Say When I Feel Embarrassed to Be a Christian)

By |2020-02-21T08:44:08-05:00February 24th, 2020|Blog, Canadian Culture, Church, When church is hard|

One summer when I worked at camp, there was something that happened that became one of our favourite laugh-out-loud stories. It involved a sweet little boy whose name

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A Fool’s Errand

By |2020-02-21T08:43:50-05:00February 14th, 2020|Blog, Canadian Culture, Church, Doubt, When church is hard|

I’ve been out in Winnipeg this week attending a pastor’s conference on faith formation in a secular age. At one point during yesterday’s proceedings, the keynote speaker, Andrew Root, asked a couple of gut-level questions. Why does faith formation seem so hard in this time and place? Why does it feel so hard to be a pastor in this time and place?

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