Category Archives: news and events

news items of importance and events going on in and around my life

Sabbatical: a quick word

As of yesterday (November 1, 2010) my sabbatical officially came to a close from the open house. Most of you know that my sabbatical was a little different than most religious sabbaticals in that I kept working full-time in my … Continue reading

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Look what’s happening at the open house!

Taken from our churches website: Hey everyone, We are going to do things a little differently this week and instead of our normal program, we are going to host a little BBQ and potluck at the little nest for friends … Continue reading

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New Monasticism Conference

There is a really cool event that Grandview Baptist Church is sponsoring May 2nd on New Monasticism (read below an email from Pastor Tim Dickau). I like to believe that the open house is creating a different type of monastic … Continue reading

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Blankets for the Drive!

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Blog Action Day 08 – Poverty

Today is Blog Action Day (thanks nick). Today thousands of bloggers will unite to discuss a single issue – poverty. We aim to raise awareness, initiate action and to shake the web! I wanted to let people know of two … Continue reading

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toh steps out this Sunday @ 5pm

Hey friends, I thought I would pass on the exciting news that we have found a place to gather on Sunday nights and so this Sunday October 5th @ 5pm we are going to meet at Choppers Diner at the … Continue reading

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Bruxy Cavey in Calgary

My buddy Nick did a good review of Bruxy Cavey from The Meeting House who came to Calgary to talk about his book The End of Religion. I really appreciated this quote from Nick, “The best thing he said, and … Continue reading

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new beginnings for the open house

I wanted to let everyone know that this week will be a big one for the history of the open house. On August 19th I am going to be sharing a vision to our church, which will lead us in … Continue reading

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I am no longer a Southern Baptist!

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND—Culminating a process that began four years ago, messengers to the Canadian Convention of Southern Baptists annual convention—held on the campus of the University of Prince Edward Island June 30 through July 2—overwhelmingly voted to change the … Continue reading

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Performing My First Wedding

That’s right today at 5pm I am officiating the Turner/Wiebe wedding in Stanley Park. And Cato is taking the pictures. Pretty Cool. I am not sure whose more nervous…me or them?

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