Blog Series

Faith as a Journey—Always on the Move

October 11, 2016

When I was eighteen, I thought I knew everything. At least, everything that mattered. I was fairly intelligent, and knew how to figure out whatever I needed to learn. I had a pretty solid idea of what I was going to do with my life, and how to get there. I cared about other people, […]

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Simple Experiments in Contemplative Photography

January 29, 2016

I love photography. It’s fun, can be as simple or as complicated as I want it to be, and it shapes how I see my surroundings. I especially love its power to tell stories—stories about current events, about our friends and family and communities, about the world around us. But as powerful of a tool […]

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Everyday Spirituality: Walking

November 18, 2015

Cultivating a spiritual life—a life marked by prayer, by noticing and interacting with God in the world, by a calm and peaceful and loving spirit—does not happen easily. Nor is it contained only Sundays and select church events. It comes from regular discipline and intentionality, finding our own thin places every day for God to break through […]

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Journey into Peace, Part 2: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole

November 10, 2015

Previously in this series: An Introduction to Peacemaking    Playing war was easily one of my favourite pastimes as a kid. I suppose that’s not uncommon, but I soaked it all up. When I was little, it was re-enacting Civil War battles in our living room and pretending any object imaginable was a gun. Or […]

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Journey into Peace, Part 1: An Introduction to Peacemaking

November 3, 2015

You may have noticed that I talk a lot about the idea of peace and the need for peacemaking for a while now—here, on Facebook and Twitter, in materials for our partners, in conversation… but I haven’t always been good at explaining what I’m actually talking about. This is important to clarify, because for the […]

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