Longing and living in our Advent lockdown

In Manitoba, as I write this, we have completed our second week of critical level restrictions. “What? It’s only been two weeks?” is an...

The ‘new’ arrives where we least expect it

Surely this Advent of waiting and longing will be more poignant than any in recent memory. We wait and long for the coming of...

Dans l’attente d’un Noël en pandémie

L'Avent marque le début de notre année liturgique et nous plonge dans l’attente de la venue du Messie.

The light shines in the darkness

When I think of Christmas, I think of lights. I imagine Christmas lights on houses, lights on the tree, candles.

Artifacts of the future

There are many things that make the Four Corners area of the southwestern United States a wonderful place. Among the most powerful is the...

Sharing the gifts that we have received

The first months of the pandemic were filled with grief for all that we had lost.

Looking around

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

On the suffering of American neighbours

A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every...

Decolonization starts with me

A learning experience I had recently with a young Indigenous woman has remained with me. It centred on the term “decolonization,” and I want...

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...