Tag Reflection

Reflections on LeFouGate

With the release of Beauty and the Beast around the corner and the (completely intentional, as far as I’m concerned) controversy over “LeFouGate,” I have been thinking (again) about the...

Brokenness: How We Reframe Sin

Pastors and service leaders often tell stories or make reference to a sporting event or news item to connect with the congregation. Recently, however, I have noticed these techniques give...

The Horse and His Boy: Having Faith when it is Hard

The Horse and his Boy is my favourite of the series, but also many people’s least. This is due to a few reasons, of which I will highlight just two:...

Let's be Sensible: Original Insights [Titus 2]

Most people arrive at Bible College dreading the prospect of  Greek and Hebrew - nerdy as I am, I relished it. Not because I expected to have original insights on...

Reflection on Bible College: Christian Disneyland

I recall one of the first phone conversations I had after arriving at Bible College. Shiny shoes and starry eyes, I remember telling my mom not to worry that I...

Reflection: Heaven and Friendship

A thought came to me the other day. Large portions of our lives are spent enmeshed with the transient. So much of this life is fading away, receding from view,...

Doodle: An Interpretation of C.S. Lewis' Lizard

In his small masterwork, The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis tells the peculiar story of a Ghost being confronted by an Angel. Sitting upon the Ghost’s shoulder is a small lizard,...

Reflections: The Starved Space of Improvement

I discovered a lovely little place the other day while walking the many little streets of my neighborhood. Most of the attention usually falls, quite naturally, to the bustling street...

On fear and Christian faithfulness

While helping a friend prepare for one of their exams last week, I found myself getting rather frustrated with the portrayal of views the lecturer clearly disagreed with. Their understanding...

Reflection: God's Grace in Gilead and Reductionism

Last month I found a second hand copy of Marilynne Robinson’s 2004 novel, Gilead. The book is a collection of moving memoirs (for lack of a better word) written by...

The Jokes We Tell

A friend recently returned my copy of Yann Martel’s Beatrice and Virgil. Though it has been almost 2 years since I read it, holding the book in my hands resurrected...