Moving on up makes me appreciate high-density living

I grew up in a city that boasted one skyscraper. When I was a child, I thought that description was more than apt. After all, everything is big when you are small. Now, when I return home for summer visits to Corner Brook, Newfoundland, I look at the Sir Richard Squires building with amused affection. … Continue reading Moving on up makes me appreciate high-density living

Perfect preserves escape me yet again

If I were ever to open a business (which is highly unlikely) I would call it something like Lynda’s Less Than Perfect Offerings. People might mistake it for a second-hand shop, but at least I’d be getting them in the door. They probably wouldn’t come for what I’d actually be selling – nearly jelled jellies, … Continue reading Perfect preserves escape me yet again

Engaging young adults in faith: possible or not?

Is Christianity becoming irrelevant to Canadian youth? That’s a big question, and one that I have been interested in for a long time, particularly in the past 10 years, as I’ve worked for Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, an organization dedicated to helping young people think about faith. If I were to answer the question, based on … Continue reading Engaging young adults in faith: possible or not?