Engaging youth with the culture that surrounds us.
By Christian Harvey It is obvious that Christmas has gone from celebrating the birth of the prince of peace to a celebration of the victory of consumerism. But how do we talk about it with our teenagers? Here are a … Continue reading
I wonder how many Canadian priests are now furiously preparing video responses to this. If you’ve got a rapping priest, or if you’ve got some rhythm in you, you might want to check out this article about Rev. TyTe, the beatbox vicar.
What does it mean to wear my faith on my sleeve? How is it that I live out my faith? (How) do I share my faith in Jesus with others? Sometimes we get uncomfortable when people talk about sharing their … Continue reading
I came across this article earlier today sharing some thoughts on how HBO’s series “The Wire” might be incredibly relevant for those of us who are leaders within the church. Whether clergy or lay, paid or volunteer, what can we … Continue reading
By Christian Harvey Last night my wife and I attended a mind blowing concert by the Wisconsin band Bon Iver. Bon Iver’s self titled second album was released earlier this year, and in my opinion is by far the best … Continue reading
Check out this video of 16-year old Sean Quigley’s remake of the classic “Little Drummer Boy.” Sean, who drums at his church in Winnipeg, takes Christmas to the streets (and youtube!) offering a rock’n’roll version, with just a drum. Oh. … Continue reading
How are you blogging your Christmas? This was just posted on youtube a couple of days ago, and has abour 400,000 hits already. Viral gospel!
Written by Anglican Kyle “DJ Cranmer” Wagner (PEI), and Lutheran Peter “Via Media” Reinhardt (BC), this awesome rap was professionally (!??) produced on a macbook. Written, recorded, video filmed and produced at the Ask & Imagine May 2009 program at … Continue reading
Comedian Robin Williams talks about the life of Jesus and how a lot of Western Culture has kind of missed the point of Easter. He also recalls a quote from Ghandi, when Ghandi was asked “What do you think of … Continue reading