What to do on the Day of Silence

If you are a student, or work with students and are wondering about practical things you can do on the Day of Silence here are a couple ideas: 1) Listen! This might seem odd advice given that many people will be silent, but at many schools there will be presentations or assemblies. Many Christians feel…

Easter Greetings

My church has been in an interesting season. We have been fast-tracking the church year. What that means in practical terms is that we were celebrating Advent during Lent and now Christmas during Easter. I know – kind of odd. But it has been quite a refreshing experience. I was surprised to discover the deep…

We’ve Done It!!

“Bridging the Gap: Conversations on Befriending Our Gay Neighbours” the DVD is now available! Click here to purchase. The purpose of the Bridging the Gap DVD resource is: To better equip Christ-followers to share the love of Christ, through relationship, with our gay neighbours. • Four segment video for small groups • On-screen discussion questions…

Some Steps in Bridge Building

Someone has anonymously commented on my last post – and given that my response to them was getting longer and longer – I decided to just make it it’s own post. This commenter asked: “How do we get to the point of seeing this issue as an area of disagreement rather than a salvation issue?”…

To Study and Pray ……Pray and Study

This past weekend I had the opportunity to teach a couple of seminars at a conference called, “The Evolving Church: Amidst the Powers”. It was a pretty intense experience with some theological heavy-weights as keynote speakers. Stanley Hauerwas’ paper on “The Power of War” is something I’m still chewing on ….. and wish I could…

A 3 Strand Cord

I consider three different cords in living out the gospel with our gay neighbours. First there is mission: reaching our gay neighbours who do not experience relationship with Jesus Christ with the good news of His love. Second is justice: speaking out on issues of unjust treatment and the ways we fail to honour the…