Why We Came + Why We Stayed
August 14th, 2020
As we have been preparing for another Chronological School of Biblical Studies (CSBS) at YWAM Vancouver, I have been reflecting a great deal on my own decision to come to this school. ...
"Go And Serve" When You Can't Go
June 26th, 2020
In April I was supposed to go with the Discipleship Training school to Nepal and serve the local church there. But instead, Covid-19 spread and plans changed....
Being a Disciple
May 27th, 2020
"If you want to get better at something, surround yourself with people who are better at it than you are." I've been hearing this quote a lot lately. As I look back at my Discipleship Training School ...
Are We All In the Same Boat?
May 8th, 2020
I went for a walk around the neighbourhood yesterday and someone had put a sign out that said, “We are all in the same boat! Pick up your paddle! Do your part!” I couldn’t get that phrase out of my mi...
Hope In the Unknown
April 17th, 2020
This year hasn't turned out quite how I expected it, which is probably the case for everyone. So much has changed in a month. I thought I would be going on a mission trip to Nepal with the Snowboarder...
Our Divine Responsibility
February 5th, 2020
Everyone is talking about caring for the environment. Climate change, climate strikes, fossil fuels, plastic pollution, animal extinction, rising waters - these are hot topics on the media and they’re...
Is Studying the Bible Worth It?
January 22nd, 2020
If you’re anything like I was three years ago, you probably think watching paint dry might be more exciting than studying the Bible. Studying the Bible might seem like a treacherous task, reserved for...
'Tis the Season
December 7th, 2019
With Christmas just around the corner, when better to talk about sustainable celebrations? At this time of year, people unite in their hope to express love to their friends and family. However, there’...
Certification Labels Explained
November 26th, 2019
It doesn’t matter if you’re buying a new car, a phone plan, or a bar of chocolate, spending money is like signing a voting slip; you’re voting to keep a company afloat and to continue doing what they’...
Make Your Life a Mission Trip
November 5th, 2019
It was our last morning devotional before we had to head back to Bangkok airport to fly home. As I looked around the circle, I was sad that deep sense of community would be gone once we arrived home a...
He Who Made Me
October 15th, 2019
When I came to the Snowboarders & Skiers DTS in Vancouver, I was looking forward to snowboarding on the local mountains, learning more about Jesus, and getting to know other snowboarders. I wanted to ...
Losing Home, Finding Jesus
September 10th, 2019
The grief of returning home after years on mission was intense. I really thought it would just go away. But it didn’t. And yet in the midst of that mess, Jesus met me......