When Church Sucks and You Hate to Sing

A growing number of people I know who used to go to church have stopped for similar reasons. The average Sunday church does two primary things: first and foremost preaching; secondly, there’s music thematically related to the preaching. Church gatherings...

When Go Means Stay

Why is it if you’re under 40 you tend to be more migratory than previous generations? Perhaps it’s a response to globalization, perhaps it’s a response to our inability to remain content when we stay in one place too long. There exists a conundrum...

Simply Belonging

I grew up being a devoted fan of the Calgary Centennials, the one time local junior hockey team. One night I took that dedication a little too far. Without telling my parents, I took our family dog, some provisions and money, and went to the game that night. That was...

The Simple Moment Atheism Fails

Ordinary Love from Joe Ahorro on Vimeo. Do you know the simple and profound moment atheism in its entirety fails? When we consider…..LOVE. Fundamentally at its most basic point atheism is rooted in materialism. All that exists is what you...

Deeper.

Busyness seems to be a measurement of success. ‘More’ is attributed to success (when it’s work it’s usually connected to more money). Idleness is almost seen as a negative, idle hands get into trouble after all. That’s why our kids are...