Tag: history

Living a Bestseller (Why You Don’t Actually Want to & Why We Honour the Ones Who Did)

I hope you read every word, but if you’re short on time, read all the one sentence paragraphs. They carry an article all their own.

7 Things I Hold True

It’s been a little silent here. I wonder if you noticed. Life came thick and fast. I had words, but they all intertwined into a formless mound of spaghetti. I’ve found myself anchoring my prayers not in praise but in confessions. I find myself… Continue Reading “7 Things I Hold True”

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

How should Christians respond to the tragedy of residential schools?

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.

White Is a Colour: Confessions & Questions of a White Canadian Mennonite

paintbrushes dipped in a rainbow of colours on a white plate

A heart-searching, thought-provoking look at race and the prejudices that arise because of colour.