Truth telling in the parish
There's a subtext to lots of sermons I hear, and some I preach: Discomfort is avoidable. Here's my formula. It's the promise of all bogus religion.
Essays by readers
In response to our request for essays on lies, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
An ID card turns strangers into neighbors
A lack of ID caused problems for immigrants—as well as for the police who encountered them. Through a series of dialogues, a solution emerged.
The church in the secular city
British Columbia's church attendance rate is lower than Canada's, and Vancouver's is lower still. Yet vibrant things are happening in the city.
Twenty years in marriage and ministry
What has made this experiment in marriage and ministry work, both for the congregation and for us?