Like the spinning compass, I feel as if my reference points are adjusting to the new learning and new encounters that I have experienced. I find myself longing for control, for direction, for ways to step forward and to step in confidence into the future. Continue reading
On to Reason #2 that young Christians leave the church according to the Barna Study we’ve been following. Reason #2 – Teens’ and twentysomethings’ experience of Christianity is shallow. “A second reason that young people depart church as young adults … Continue reading
Awesome video. We saw it at one of the liturgies at Common Ground (National Youth Ministry Forum) in June 2011.
Sister Elizabeth Ann, (yes, there are Anglican nuns!) gives us food for thought to begin Lent in this podcast
[podcast]http://generation.anglican.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/marksermon.mp3[/podcast] Bishop Mark MacDonald preached the sermon at the opening Eucharist at Generation 2008. The Rt. Rev. Mark MacDonald is the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop of Canada and the pastoral bishop of the Episcopal Church of Navajoland. His previous … Continue reading
Let’s put it on the table right now. I am everything a savvy hip-hop music reviewer is not. I’m female. I’m over 40. I’m white. I’m a mother of early adolescents. But you’ll be surprised to know that our living … Continue reading
It’s Lent! What are you doing to keep that in your mind in your daily life? A lot of people take up the Christian spiritual practice of self-denial in some way, that is, giving something up for Lent. Here’s an … Continue reading
Living with our Differences: Community and Diversity in the Church A political revolutionary, bent on overthrowing the government – violently if necessary. A government official, responsible for collecting taxes owed by his own neighbours. An uneducated, thick-witted and stubborn man … Continue reading