Category: Essay

Soul Songs 6: How Deep the Father’s Love for Us

God calls us to lean heavily in His direction, and that’s terrifying; but I suspect, that’s just where God wants us.

215 Is too Many: Confessions and Questions of a White Canadian Mennonite

How should Christians respond to the tragedy of residential schools?

Soul Song 5: Spirit of God Descend upon My Heart

How does the Holy Spirit work? Sunday was Pentecost, the day set aside to remember the coming of the Holy Spirit. Did we even notice? In the day-to-day ordinary of forking down eggs and jotting down plans and building up a life, God’s Spirit remains unseen.

Soul Song 4: Praise You in this Storm

How to praise God in the storm & an unexpected lesson from pronouns.

Soul Songs 3: Inhabit the Praise

“Why did he call it that?” my student asked.
“I don’t know,” I answered, but it got me thinking and thinking and thinking.
Because that word “habitation” has a strangely homey, settled feeling.