Why Does Anyone Need a Seminary?

For the past decade or so, I have had the privilege of teaching students at MB Seminary, part of ACTS Seminaries in Langley BC. Anyone who has known me for a long time might realize that I am an unlikely seminary professor. As a seminary student, I did not fit the typical profile of a […]

If We Weren’t Meant to Die, Why Do We?

A few weeks ago I participated in a webinar conversation on medical assistance in dying (MAiD) that was sponsored by MB Seminary, where I teach theology. MAiD is a thorny theological and existential issue that requires a great deal of reflection from Christians. A major reason for this is that deciding one’s moral opinion regarding […]

What is Economic Justice?

Why is it that the remedies for economic injustice — work hard and persevere — seem to be personal and individual, but the obstacles– racism, unfair taxation, unjust legislation, lack of education, lack of opportunity — are structural and systemic? For many Christians, the emphasis in economics continues to be on the individual element, and […]

#blacklivesmatter

Then the King will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and when I tried to buy food you gave me nothing to eat. You accused me of stealing and called the police. I […]