Have you ever experienced an internal conflict? A relationship that was confusing, a looming decision that was unclear, or emotions that seemed to contradict each…
I have never torn down and then rebuilt a house with my own hands, but I imagine that I understand the general principles involved. One…View More Can an ancient text actually be authentic?
One of the keys to effective and engaging conversation about spirituality and religion is to let a particular religion “speak for itself”. In other words,…View More Going “Hands On”
Throughout my work in university, church, and prison, I have often had conversations about the sacred scriptures of various religions. It can be a confusing…View More Three views of sacred scripture
Think back to when you were young. Perhaps you were in elementary school or high school. In that context, what were some of the stories…View More How big is your story?
While I was working in a correctional institution as a prison chaplain, one of the most common questions I was asked was, “How do I…View More Where do I begin?
I am not a plumber. I don’t have any skills that even remotely look like what a plumber would have. Whenever I encounter a plumbing…View More How to study religion (and God)
Welcome back to Talking about God! Who is God? We started to explore this question in Part 1, as we looked at mono-theism, poly-theism, and…View More Three views of God (part 2)
Welcome to the new Talking about God series! What do you believe about God? What do your friends believe about God? Is there a God? …View More Three views of God (part 1)
Canada is one of the most spiritually diverse countries in the world. And Canadians are well known for being polite and non-confrontational. So you’d think…View More Talking about God
Have you ever gone through a drive-thru and arrived at the window to pay for your order, only to find out that the person in…View More Drive-thru Generosity