Tag: history

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.

10 Historical Fiction Reads for Children

A book list of clean, quality historical fiction reads for middle-school-aged children.

Our Sense of Time and Place

In my last year of teaching, I knew it was my last year of teaching, at least for a time. I didn’t know it in a calculated reasonable way. I didn’t know that I knew, but with that ever elusive sixth sense, I knew,… Continue Reading “Our Sense of Time and Place”