Reformed Theology

This course is designed to acquaint students with evolving theological expression of the Reformed Tradition in its 19th and 20th Century embodiments as it responds and interacts with the rise of modernity and late/post-modernity. (Think of the course as the good ship “Reformed” sailing from Schleiermacher to Barth and beyond.) Through the examination of theological …
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The New Testament Parables

The course explores the parables of Jesus in their historical, cultural, and literary contexts. A close study of specific parables will determine the embedded theological themes, ethical lessons, codifications for social reconstruction, and the significance of the parabolic discourse for the Church and society today. I am thrilled to be the instructor for the course …
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Pêhonân: Voices of Indigenous Followers of Jesus in the Ecumenical Movement

This event highlights the experiences of Indigenous followers of Jesus in the ecumenical movement and offers workshops on ecumenical topics. Organized by The Canadian Council of Churches, in partnership with The Prairie Centre for Ecumenism and The Canadian Centre for Ecumenism. About this event: Canadian Forum on Inter-Church Dialogues is an important triennial event in …
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reVITALize

reVITALize is a gathering for ministry leaders and lay people to REFRESH, LEARN, and BE SUPPORTED. All denominations and traditions welcome! reVITALize is a gathering for ministry leaders and lay people to get together, refresh, learn some new things, be supported, build community, and get inspired. Speakers talk about what is revitalizing them at the …
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History of Religion in America

Christianity has been intertwined with American history, culture, and politics since the first arrival of European explorers. The close connection between faith and culture has been a double-edged sword, alternately supporting and inhibiting the growth of a vibrant and faithful church. Join us as we discuss the many ups and occasional downs of Christianity’s sojourn …
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Leer la Biblia: Antiguo Testamento – Un Dios fiel, promesa y liberación

Este curso es una aproximación al Antiguo Testamento. En este se exploran los contextos de redacción y los grandes puntos de referencia de la historia de Israel. Se busca ofrecer a los estudiantes un conocimiento bíblico acorde a su utilidad litúrgica para los compromisos en sus parroquias.  Desde esta perspectiva, se trata más de un …
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Engage Difference–Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry

Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry (DUIM) is a 5-day interactive and engaging program with practical ideas for implementation in your own context. DUIM is for ministry leaders and community members nurturing cultural relevance, understanding, and awareness in their communities. Location: Five Oaks Education and Retreat Centre 1 Bethel Rd, Paris, ON N3L 3E3 …
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