April 14, 2017 — Comments are off for this post.

Our Common Struggle: Part Five

In part five of this series on what it means to be human I get into something that I think is at the core of this conversation: human and non-human flourishing. This post explores what being made in the image of God really means and looks at how we think far too highly of ourselves. 

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April 13, 2017 — Comments are off for this post.

Our Common Struggle: Part Four

Here we go! Part four of my series around what it means to be human. Here I outline my second criteria for engaging in a theological anthropology of the 21st century: that it requires taking seriously the context of community. 

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April 12, 2017 — Comments are off for this post.

Our Common Struggle: Part Three

A part of an ongoing series around what it means to be human. In this post I explore my first criteria necessary for engaging in a theological anthropology for the 21st century: that it must be trinitarian. 

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April 6, 2017 — Comments are off for this post.

Our Common Struggle: Part Two

This is part two in a series I am working on as we head into Easter around what it means to be human. Here I outline a basic starting point into the conversation. I call it: "I Am Human, I Think." 

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April 5, 2017 — Comments are off for this post.

Our Common Struggle: Part One

A Lenten/Easter exploration over several posts on what it means to be human. This is based on a research paper I wrote for my systematic theology course. In this post, I address the question itself and some of the complications around trying to answer it. 

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March 2, 2017 — Comments are off for this post.

A Prophetic Season

Some thoughts to start off Lent 2017 on the preparatory role of the prophet and the way Lent functions as such. 

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January 21, 2017 — Comments are off for this post.

Inauguration

A short reflection on Anabaptists, US politics, and resistance. 

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December 1, 2016 — Comments are off for this post.

Give a Gift To a Homeless Youth This Advent

For those that don't know him, my very good friend Jesse James is doing some amazing things in Willowdale with Youth Unlimited. Right now he's organizing a community initiative to help some local homeless youth shelters. 

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November 28, 2016 — Comments are off for this post.

Advent – A New Economic Vision

Some thoughts on the beginning of Advent and how the Gospel narrative envisions waiting for the coming kingdom. 

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October 31, 2016 — Comments are off for this post.

Adding Value

Recenty I had a conversation with Jenn Mikelait of Project Serve (a Youth Unlimited program) on how to add value to the lives of the people she's communicating to.

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