Hopeful Realism in Urban Ministry

Pastor Tim Dickau of Grandview Calvary Baptist Church wrote this Foreword for his long-time friend and colleague Barry Morris. Hopeful Realism in Urban Ministry was published by Wipf and Stock in 2016.  Urban ministry, especially when it is going ‘well,’… Read more →

How to prepare for Lent

How do you prepare for Lent? The question took me by surprise. After all, I’ve always thought of Lent as a time of preparation for Easter, so hmmm, what might it mean to prepare for preparing? For 2017, Lent begins… Read more →

The Hidden Wound in Gilead

Acclaimed novelist and essayist Marilynne Robinson will deliver Regent College’s 2017 Laing Lectures at UBC’s Frederick Wood Theatre February 8 – 10. The three-part lecture series is titled Considering the Theological Virtues. Following is an excerpt from Iwan Russell-Jones: “The… Read more →