What does a whiny blog about a lack of free coffee have to do with our life of faith in the Anglican Church? Well, I think it points us to consider a very important question: Do people get anything out of worship? Continue reading
There is almost a spiritual communion that occurs between barista and customer, a communion in which the customer is indispensable. The one coming into Starbucks is not merely called to experience wonder, but to create it; to join into the drama of the production; to infuse the experience with their own sense of personality, expectation, and dreams. Continue reading
As of November 1st, frosted upon the glass doors of each Starbucks was this year’s Christmas theme: Rekindle the Joy.
Rekindle the joy of November?
The other day I received an e-mail from a friend studying philosophy at the University of Victoria. He wrote: “Kyle, I want you to help me prove the existence of God.” . My response to his question was:
“That depends on what God you are talking about. . . .
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Perhaps it’s time we start asking ourselves what the borders are in our community. What are the things that we are called to give up for the sake of authentically connecting to those who are around us? Continue reading