Covenant Award from GMA Canada

Wonderful news! At last night’s 42nd Covenant Awards, sponsored by GMA Canada, I was honored as “Jazz Artist of the Year.” The event was live-streamed from Trinity Western University in British Columbia. I owe a debt of gratitude to my wonderful musical collaborators, Karly Epp, Karl Kohut, Dave Smith, Kris Allen,…

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Keeping Unity

“Unity” is currently my least favorite word in the Christian lexicon. The phrase “keep unity among believers” is used as a silencer whenever something oppositional is spoken that’s deemed “too political” or requires uncomfortable introspection. I’ve grown tired of Christians quoting Ephesians 4:3 to shut down debate, midrash and justified…

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Pastors Talking Politics

Do politics belong in sermons?   Politics affect people, and as believers who have been commissioned to love our neighbors, I actually think we should not be afraid of talking about policies that affect others. I don’t agree with this Pastor’s stance here. The loving thing to do is to…

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