The End of 2018 Sermon

What does one do to conclude a year that has been intriguing to say the least but as it draws to a close has seen an up-tick in tragic and sad moments?  This is not a letter per se, and I am not sure I have a good response to my initial question. So I’m […]

On Another Stream (Published Op-Ed) 1C

And here is the column that will appear in Monday’s edition (November 5th): Another way to look at a Performing Arts Centre Part III: And what else could we do to make it a better idea and one that keeps more of us connected to the facility? It’s no secret that our town needs more […]

On Another Stream (published Op-Ed) 1B

Here is the column that was published on Friday (November 2nd): Another way to look at a Performing Arts Centre Part II: But why should the downtown churches even think about this? Well, perhaps for their very survival might be one place to start. But on a more optimistic note it would help ensure a […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Seventy-Nine

What is gratitude and how do we know when we truly have experienced something worthy of sharing it? Well guess what, I found out today. {But first let me explain why I have been silent so long. We had a major meltdown of the Editorialog section of our website. Just when I had all kinds […]

Upon a road oft travelled

What is it that makes us travel fast Always intent on the destination Never taking the time to stop For needless or even needed Breaks, pauses, reflective moments And really there is no sound excuse Freeways have rest stops there to use And when I need to rest I have no trouble pulling in I’ve […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Seventy-Six

Have I got an idea for the churches who need to turn their real estate into longer-term survival plans? Let me try to explain… Things are happening in Penticton these days in part because there is an election coming. There will be people wondering who they can get to run for office so that the […]

In Memoriam — Humboldt SK

There are times when words are not easily found to say things that one wants to share. While this often happens when trying to discuss feelings at times of death, the problem is compounded when death is both tragic and involves many people, most of them young like my grandkids. I am not sure I […]