Opinion

Looking around

Jesus said these words in the context of his encounter with a Samaritan woman.

The discomfort—and faithfulness—of transformation

Human beings find infinite ways to establish groups within which to feel safe.

The body knows

My body has been shooting me a lot of false signals during this pandemic.

Decolonizing our descriptions, unsettling our practice

I recently had the opportunity to share with the Council of General Synod (CoGS) what the General Synod Archives department is doing to dismantle...

Meanness, lies and conspiracy theories: Boys State and the state of politics

While politics has long been a blood sport, the current political climate in Canada, the U.S., Britain, Europe and beyond seems unusually volatile and...

Something new waits to be born

Going back is never what you thought it would be! Do you remember returning to your hometown and discovering a new building on the...

As a way decays, a new way appears

When it comes to the life of the church, the love that the Holy Spirit moves in our hearts can be clearly identified in...

Running to God

“…let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith.” —Hebrews 12:1-2 I love running....

Will we support our guardian angels?

It’s not often that I base my monthly column on an article appearing exclusively in the secular press, but here is a recent opinion:...

Noticing, in pandemic times

Have you noticed that we’ve all been involved in a world-changing moment? Maybe not: read on. In a study on the impact of anti-contagion policies...

‘Be strong and bold!’ A message from the primate for 2020 graduates

Everyone looks forward to those moments in our lives that mark something significant.

Facing ‘the Canadian blindness to racism’: A statement from the Black Anglicans of Canada

Black Anglicans of Canada deplores the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police. For me, as an African American, the brutal...

This disease has a theological term: Sin

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends–The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. You...

A prayer: Thank God for parish basements

Dear God, Twenty-two years ago, I never imagined I would be offering a prayer before your children. I know you know, but it is good...

From the Primate: Lament and mourn today—and seek change tomorrow

Sometimes there is a certain Canadian smugness expressed when we see the dire situation of our neighbour to the south. We shake our heads...