Untidy, unruly, this is the landscape of my soul

“Landscape. I’d like to see more of the landscape,” I said to my generous hosts when they kindly asked what else I would like to see while I was visiting The Yukon recently. I could visit museums, wander around Whitehorse, sit by the mighty Yukon River that runs through their land.   I would have … Continue reading Untidy, unruly, this is the landscape of my soul

Take freedom from prisoners, but give them dignity

I’ve been to prison a couple of times in my life; once in Canada, once in the United States. Both times, I walked in – and out – according to my own volition. I was free to enter, and free to leave. But I still felt the barb of the coiled wire fence. Each time … Continue reading Take freedom from prisoners, but give them dignity

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?