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Church visits

August 30th, 2014

By: Laura Marie Piotrowicz

Topic: Everyday Christianity

In my community, church visits are done by everyone. It’s about loving and serving neighbour. It’s exactly what the church should be doing. What’s your experience of church visits?

Pentecost 12: a short, sharp, smack

August 29th, 2014

By: Tay Moss

Topic: The Preachers’ Table

The satanic temptation is to forget that following Jesus means leaving other things behind. Part of the price of costly grace is abandoning false ideologies no matter how satisfying or comfortable they might feel. Instead of jumping to the defense of his ideas about the what of Jesus, Peter should have just shut the hell up (literally) and listened.

I do. We will. I will, with God’s help.

August 28th, 2014

By: David Burrows

Topic: Easter(n) Pilgrims

In a text the other day, I wrote to a friend, “Remember to care for self as you care for others.” As I typed the words, I paused, then added, “Says he who has difficulty practicing what he preaches.” For me this is so true.


August 25th, 2014

By: Laura Marie Piotrowicz

Topic: Everyday Christianity

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a massive, global socmed storm that is raising awareness and money for ALS agencies. Is there a way to amend the challenge to be a long-lasting Christian response to the trend?

Summer perseverance (learning from my 10-yr-old self)

August 25th, 2014

By: Allison Chubb

Topic: When Jesus Goes to College

Summer in chaplaincy has taught me that when God calls us to ministry- whatever form that takes- God is not first calling us to be flashy, funny, or fantastic. When God calls us to ministry, we are first called to perseverance and presence.

In search of the real

August 25th, 2014

By: Kyle Norman

Topic: Pop Culture Piety

How does a popular movie of puppetry and celebrity cameos speak about idolatry? The answer lies in the Muppets’ inability to see past Constantine’s villainy because of their desire to receive what they want.

Justice Camp 2014

August 22nd, 2014

By: Henriette Thompson

Topic: Events

Justice Camp 2014 has ended. As I write, a few final good-byes are being said. Today, I have begun to find some words to reflect in a small way on a 3-day immersion in complexity.

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