The Slow Death of Mainstream Church

And why I can still be found in the choir on Sunday mornings.

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I famously fell asleep during a prayer at the end of an all-day planning session with the leadership team.

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If these spaces are truly sacred, they were sacred long before Europeans arrived in North America…

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And the laughter, oh the laughter…

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I am the founder of the Tempore Foundation, a Canadian nonprofit that is focused on disaster and emergency management.

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