I was a whirling dervish, my feet moving faster and faster, my arms stretching effortlessly upward, hands tracing circles in the air. Every part of my body moved – hips, shoulders, head, heart. I could not help myself. The music started slowly, the band on the stage singing words I did not know. As a … Continue reading Dancing into the thin place
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
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?