In response to blockades: prayerful pause

February 26, 2020

Many across this land are wondering how to respond to protesters blocking rail lines, ports and government offices in solidarity with Indigenous groups who oppose the Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern British Columbia.

So far, I have not heard any answers that suggest starting with prayer.

Pausing to...

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681 grams of protein

January 16, 2019

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Neck warmers from your cousins, in the name of Christ.

January 16, 2019

If you visit the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, also known as North Korea), it doesn’t take long to sense a sadness; a bitterness in the air.

There was the occupation of the whole peninsula by Japan, a bitter war fueled by foreign powers in the early 1950s, U.S. military bases and exercises just...

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Leadership in the way of Christ

June 29, 2018
I remember the summer of 1981 when I was a young MCC volunteer in Sachigo Lake, a tiny, fly-in Oji-Cree community in Northwestern Ontario. No experience in my 21-year life had been as transformative.

As I look back, it was a remarkable time of learning – and of leadership development. I’m...

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