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

Guardians, small “g” gods, and a Galaxy not so far away:

The first Guardians of the Galaxy film proved to be a wonderfully entertaining and enjoyable ride, and thankfully the sequel (for the most part) follows suit. If you enjoyed the first film, the second film essentially gives us more of it, even finding a way to make it all a little bit bigger and slightly … More Guardians, small “g” gods, and a Galaxy not so far away:

The Deconstruction of Faith and the Promise of Renewal- A Review of The Classic Crime- “How To Be Human

The Classic Crime is no stranger to creating thought provoking music. As a fan, I have been following them since the days of Albatross, and it is their ability to foster meaningful dialogue through their songs on everything from relationships to hardship and spiritual longing that keeps me coming back for more.   Which brings … More The Deconstruction of Faith and the Promise of Renewal- A Review of The Classic Crime- “How To Be Human