Learning How To Pray Part 2: Learning to Forgive

“Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone; so that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses.” – Mark 11:25 I have written elsewhere about this passage (Mark 11) in its broader context (see my series of blogs on the Gospel of Mark). At the heart of the passage … More Learning How To Pray Part 2: Learning to Forgive

The Sin of Envy- The Human Condition and the Spirit’s Reform

Over these past few weeks, I have been giving some time to the topic of envy. And as I was doing this I found my mind wandering back to my years as a youth pastor. Those years certainly included a lot of different games and, of course, a lot of great memories and relationships. But … More The Sin of Envy- The Human Condition and the Spirit’s Reform

Aliens, Covenant and the search for our Creator

*SPOILER ALERT FOR PROMETHEUS AND ALIEN- THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS Ever since news broke on plans for Alien: Covenant, the second film in Ridley Scott’s proposed Alien (prequels) trilogy, I have been fascinated to see how he would handle the polarizing response to Prometheus. Prometheus deviated from the original Alien franchise, managing to be more … More Aliens, Covenant and the search for our Creator

Learning How to Pray: Reflections on Jesus, Thor and the Lord’s Prayer

Around 6 years ago I was given an opportunity to step into a temporary role as Youth Pastor to a small town Church in Saskatchewan (due to a maternity leave). During the 10 months that I spent with this Church I had the opportunity to make many great memories, including a commitment to a 3 … More Learning How to Pray: Reflections on Jesus, Thor and the Lord’s Prayer