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Of Sustainability & Sabbaticals

For the last 20 years I’ve served full-time in ministry with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Canada.  While I have largely served in Winnipeg, my work has also taking me […]

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Inventing Hell

Few topics are hotter in theological circles than talk about Hell.  (See what I did there?)  For many, their convictions about the existence and nature of Hell are as critical […]

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The Injustice of Racism in Mass Incarceration

One of my favorite vloggers, Hank Green of the Vlog Bros, recently posted the following video on mass incarceration in the US.  It is a topic that is very important […]

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Standing on the Outside with Jesus

This past Sunday at Little Flowers Community, I taught (as many did) from John 9- namely, the story of the man who was blind from birth and whom Jesus healed.  […]

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World Vision & A Different Possibility

Few things have stirred the social media waters of late like the whirlwind controversy around World Vision USA’s hiring policy change, then quick reversal.  Rather than rehash the details here, […]

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A Living Alternative

For those who have followed this blog over the years will know that for most of it’s history it was called “A Living Alternative”.  For me, this phrase referred to […]

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Praying the Sermon on the Mount

This prayer embodies the entire heart of the Sermon on the Mount in a short, concise way. The prayer was published in my book “The Cost of Community: Jesus, St. […]

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Pray In This Way

This prayer is an interpretation of The Lord’s Prayer which I wrote alongside Little Flowers Community during our study of the Sermon on the Mount. The prayer was published in […]

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Why Housing Is So Very Important

Many people are not aware of how costly homelessness is to everyone.  Providing affordable housing initiatives has the potential of saving our country hundreds of millions of dollars- perhaps billions.  […]

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Top Posts of 2013

The following is a list of the top 5 posts on 2013.  However, these are not just the top 5 viewed in 2013, but the top 5 written and viewed in […]

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