The Bridge, Iowa

This past weekend I was in Iowa connecting with a new church plant in Ottumwa called, The Bridge. Yes, Iowa. When I was going through security at the airport the officer looked at my boarding pass and said “Iowa?” rolled his eyes and sarcastically muttered “you’ll be having a really good time there”. He couldn’t […]

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Black Parade

Not the brightest of videos, but I love the opening lyrics… When I was, A young boy, My father, took me into the city To see a marching band He said, “Son when you grow up, will you be the saviour of the broken, the beaten and the damned?”

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Five years ago I dragged my wife from her hometown of Ottawa to the ‘big city’ of Toronto. My wife really didn’t like Toronto, and at that time I made a thirty year plan for our lives part of it consisting of going back to Ottawa for several years. I saw some benefits to this, […]

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No I didn’t go this year. But Yu-ling‘s been doing some live blogging from the event. If you don’t know what Urbana is, it’s a missions conference with twenty-thousand or so students every few years. See here for streaming videos of the sessions. In keeping with blogging more this year, I’ll be posting some archived […]

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Makers of Fire…

I’m heading to Montreal monday night after class for a regional meeting with the IMN team. Last call if anyone from Toronto wants to head down there with me. You can register to here and shave $20 bucks off the at-the-door tuition costs. Finished 3 papers this week. Plenty more ahead. The weekend’s been just […]

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We’re back…

We’re back. Refreshed, and ready to take on the world. Lots to catch up on, and more updates to come.

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Leaving work…

After giving my six-weeks notice, I finally packed my stuff and left the office today. I was flooded with words of appreciation and encouragement as I leave behind this fantastic place I’ve worked the past four years. It’s easy to leave something behind when you hate it anyways, but to pick up and leave something […]

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Vancouver or Seattle anyone?

As I’m wrapping up my final days of work, my wife will be heading to the west coast on the 11th. We’ll be in Whistler for 2 days, Seattle for 2 days, and then Vancouver for a week or so. Besides meeting up with old friends, I’ll be connecting with an Acts29 church planting director, […]

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