The Common Area
I’m a priest from the Diocese of Huron, serving as Online Community Coordinator for the Anglican Church of Canada. I have a lifelong interest in computer technology, and continue to pursue interdisciplinary studies in science and theology.
Recent blog posts
September 22nd, 2016
Have you ever written a learning plan? Maybe a work Development document? What about a financial budget? If we find it beneficial to write these types of documents for school, work, and finances, then why not write one for our spiritual life?
September 13th, 2016
What about children hearing a bible story for the first time? What is interpretation to a child? Like adults, they use their senses.
September 7th, 2016
How often do we want the presence of Jesus in our lives to take the form of a mere houseguest? We want Jesus to be polite and grateful, a person who smiles and tells us that everything is lovely, even if it is not.
June 24th, 2015
No one had to show up this morning.
Our society does not demand that any of them be here this morning. It doesn’t even demand that you be here this morning. There are lots of other good things to do. There are many other places to be fulfilled; other churches, temples, charity runs and nature walks to name a few. There is sleep. There are yummy eggs benedict and fun purple rubber ducks.
March 17th, 2014
I found myself asking these questions a number of years ago, after visiting a parishioner that the prayer team reported to have been rushed away in an ambulance just days before. “I was not,” she clarified, annoyed, “and perhaps the gossip team should consider minding its own business.”