Justice in the Biblical Story

Over the last few months, I had the privilege of joining several other Generous Space community members in auditing a course taught by Sylvia Keesmat entitled “Justice in the Biblical Story” at Wycliffe College. Sylvia, and her partner, Brian Walsh, host our annual Generous Space CampOUT at their farm in Cameron, Ontario. What follows are my…

The Call to Radical Inclusion

Reading Luke 10:25-37 Reflection The story of the Good Samaritan is one of the most well-known and loved Bible stories.  Many children learn it in Sunday school as a wonderful example of how to be kind and caring to others.  And indeed, in the story we see the priest and temple helper fail to show…

Freedom in Friendships

I was hanging out with some artists and thinkers and risk-takers the other night. And as it often happens when people learn that I serve through New Direction, folks began to share with me about their gay friends. Seems these days that more often than not, Christ-followers have gay friends. This is a good thing.…