Hacking Christian Ethics: Spiritual Resources for Living in a Digital World–Not for credit

In this course, we will bring theological and scriptural understandings into conversation with the current digital technological shifts.  In response to the new technologies, we will practice ethical discernment for our everyday digital lives and examine approaches grounded in forgiveness, integrity, diversity, and social and ecological justice.  We will center the question: what does God …
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Art in a Time of Crisis

Discover the vital role of the arts in times of precarity, examining artistic practices born amidst crises. Awaken yourself to the prophetic witness of the arts, asking why so many people turn to the arts during times of struggle. Together we’ll explore the lives and work of artists such as Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, the …
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Digital Storytelling for Church Communications Professionals

When church leaders and congregations engage in the practice of crafting a mission statement or narrative vision for their churches, oftentimes the people tasked with actually communicating that vision aren’t included in the development process nor are they church members or present for most church activities. As such, church digital communications tend to be heavy …
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2022 Festival of Telling

“In the beginning was the Word: The Wisdom and Witness of Biblical Storytelling” Our Annual Festival of Telling Every year, storytellers from across Canada, along with India, the USA and abroad, gather to hone their storytelling skills and repertoire in a 2 1/2-day Festival of Telling. This Festival Gathering will take place April 22-24, 2022 – and …
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Foundations for Preaching

Are you a Lay preacher seeking to get a license for ministry? Or are you just interested in learning more? If so, please join Rev. Steve Bateman, Rev. Br. Jason Caroll O.P. and Rev. Canon James Robinson for this short course to learn the theological foundations for Preaching, as well as instruction on how craft …
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