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How To Survive a Family Vacation

The article Vacation survival strategies can be found at The United Church Observer. Click here to read the article. "Almost every family vacation, if we were to be honest, has a not-going-as-planned moment, when our dreamy expectations crash head-on into hard reality. ...

How to Buy Second-Hand Clothing

The article Second-hand savvy can be found at The United Church Observer. Click here to read the article. "The day I found the purple T-shirt that said “Talk Nerdy to me” with an image of thick, sturdy glasses so like my own, ...

How to Make Christmas Bearable

The article Spirit of Christmas Present as featured Childview (World Vision). Click here to read the article. "One Christmas Eve I found myself a few tears shy of a full-blown sob, stuffing stockings for my three children at 1 a.m., wishing—as I ...

Going Missional

Going Missional (2010) by Karen Stiller and Willard Metzger. Conversations With 13 Canadian Churches Who Have Embraced Missional Life Going Missional tells the story of 13 diverse Canadian churches and their journey to become missional. With journalistic insight and candor, this unique ...

Bible Study Guide

Bible Study Guide: for the Power of Generosity This Bible Study Guide explores the power of generosity. Click here to view the ebook (pdf 280kb).

Guide for the Christian Perplexed

Guide for the Christian Perplexed (with an essay by Karen Stiller) Click here to purchase a copy.  

An Ageing Activist

This article was featured in The United Church Observer. Click here to read the full article. "A few years ago, Patricia Clarke of Toronto was vacationing in the south of France when she picked up her son’s copy of the Guardian Weekly, ...

Seven Innovations for a Better World

This article was featured in The United Church Observer. Click here to read the article. "Innovations are fresh, new, usually exciting and almost always entrepreneurial. Innovations are change for the better. They often start with someone asking the question, “What if?” Or ...

Can we Help to Break the Chains: Crisis over Canada’s Prostitution Laws

This article was published in Faith Today March/April 2011. Click here to view the article. "Every time something really bad would happen to Katarina MacLeod, 38, she would get a tattoo.  One said D.T.A., which stood for Don't Trust Anyone. Another was ...

12 Million Faces: Aids Orphans

This article was featured at World Vision Canada. Click here to read the full article. "The other day I was reading about a Canadian mother of four who was killed in a car accident. She was driving to work, going about her ...

Your boomerang children

This article was featured on The United Church Observer website. Click here to read the article. "Leaving home doesn’t mean what it used to mean. And neither does the word “boomerang.” Boomerang, the name of the traditional projectile weapon used mostly by ...

When Grown Parents Move Back Home

This article was featured the United Church Observer website. Click here to read the full article. "The other day, under the guise of research for this story, I asked my daughter a question: "Holly, when I am an old woman, would you ...

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