God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019

One of the worship services at General Synod 2019, Christ Church Cathedral (Photo via General Synod) God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019 By Martha Tatarnic July 23, 2019 As we wrapped up General Synod 2019 — the Anglican Church’s triennial national meeting — I had a song in my head. … Continue reading “God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019”

Bossey students explore the meaning of “belonging”

Students planting a tree together as a symbol of unity and working together for a greener planet and sustainable future. Photo: Rhoda Mphande/WCC 22 July 2019 What might be termed “an authentic interreligious encounter” is also, more simply put, a question of what it means to belong. Eleven students at the World Council of Churches … Continue reading “Bossey students explore the meaning of “belonging””

One year later: remembering a historical moment

Pope Francis walks through the garden of Château de Bossey in coversation with WCC moderator Dr Agnes Abuom. Photo: Peter Williams/WCC 23 June 2019 A year has now passed since the World Council of Churches (WCC) received Pope Francis in Geneva, to celebrate together 70 years of ecumenical work since the WCC’s founding. Yet the … Continue reading “One year later: remembering a historical moment”

Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor

HOLY ENVY Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor   HarperOne, Toronto, ON. March, 2019 Hardcover. 238 pages. $29.00 CAD Kindle $17.00 CAD ISBN #978-0-06-240656-9 Publishers Promo: The renowned and beloved New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World and Learning to Walk in the Dark recounts her moving discoveries of finding the sacred … Continue reading “Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor”

From cults to colonialism: Tri-History Conference explores church role in trauma, survival

By MATT GARDNER July 4, 2019 David Neelands speaks during a special joint session of the Trinity Divinity Associates at the 2019 Tri-History Conference, flanked by fellow panelist Victoria Matthews. Photo by Matt Gardner   The death of a young woman in connection with a faith-healing cult based out of an Anglican church was a … Continue reading “From cults to colonialism: Tri-History Conference explores church role in trauma, survival”