September 24, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: August 4, 2018 — Back to School Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: August 4, 2018 Back to School Edition August is the new September, my friends. At least in the part of the world I live in. Because of "year-round school" and "balanced schedules," the kiddos around … [Continue reading...]

Ambassadors Not Antagonists

Next weekend I am going on a canoe trip down the mighty Mississauga river. This week I realized that I had a canoe that needed fixing. So as the best laid plans of mice and men can go awry, today's post is quite different from … [Continue reading...]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 6- Calling Out the Good in Technology

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, Chapter 6- Calling Out the Good in Technology We are reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Make the Way by Walking

Make the Way by Walking My friend, I have good news for you: you don’t have to “do grief right.” In our culture, we expect people to follow a certain path in the wake of a loss. I’m here to tell you: there is no defined path. … [Continue reading...]

Genesis: Where It All Begins (4)

What the Bible offers in the beginning is not a “works contract,” but a covenant of vocation. The vocation in question is that of being a genuine human being, with genuinely human tasks to perform as part of the Creator’s purpose … [Continue reading...]

Monday with Michael Spencer: A Chronicle of the Journey (2008)

Monday with Michael Spencer A Chronicle of the Journey (2008) In April of 06, I felt God instructing me to resign from the church I was serving. It was the church our family called home for a decade. I’d served them for 12 … [Continue reading...]

Sunday with Ron Rolheiser

Sunday with Ron Rolheiser God's Quiet Presence in Our Lives The poet, Rumi, submits that we live with a deep secret that sometimes we know, and then not. That can be very helpful in understanding our faith. One of the … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: July 28, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: July 28, 2018 Roller Coaster Madness!   There it is, folks -- the official POV video of a ride on the old classic wooden roller coaster "The Beast" at King's Island in Cincinnati. … [Continue reading...]

Why I am an Ally – Ministry That Helps

I have been blessed with a significant number of friends who are, or have been, Pastors and leaders within their churches. These are men and women that I respect and hold in high regard. Most of them are Canadian, and most of them … [Continue reading...]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 5- Adam, Eve, and History

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 5- Adam, Eve, and History We are reviewing the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging … [Continue reading...]