Carrie Domstad – Walking With God In & Out Of Church

Carrie is one of those people in our community who make you realize that having “a church family” is about so much more than who you see sitting in the pews on a Sunday morning or who’s involved in the committees, meetings, fundraisers or lay leadership. She’s the perfect example of “BEING the church” and […]

Zoe Raemer – Stories of LGBTQ Activism in the NWT

Zoe Raemer has seen massive transformation over the past 30+ years in LGBTQ rights and social justice in the North West Territories. Earlier this week she joined Ben over zoom from her home in Victoria, to share some incredible stories about the LGBTQ rights movement in Yellowknife and her involvement over the years. Here is a timeline […]

Tony Snow – Indigenous Minister, Chinook Winds Region

Tony Snow is a member of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation and grew up on Treaty No. 7 land at Morley, Alberta, where his father Dr. Rev. Chief John Snow Sr. attended the Morley Indian Residential School. Tony is a Day School Survivor who now works as the Indigenous Minister of the United Church of […]

Rev. Robin King – A Reminder To Love

We are observing and celebrating some really important things this month. June is Pride Month and also National Indigenous History Month, and there is a lot of work to do (as a Church, as communities and as a county) to bring about the healing, reconciliation, inclusivity and equality that is needed. That hard work doesn’t […]

Joyia Chakungal – Founder of HomeTree and Manifestor of Magic

Joyia has been on an inward journey the last several years, letting go of external expectations and back toward herself.  She’s dedicating herself to the practice of being authentic, empowered, fulfilled and free, and is now helping others to do the same in their own lives.  In this conversation Joyia joins us from her home […]

Dieulita Datus – The Story Of Ubuntu – Mobilizing Central Alberta

“Ubuntu” is an African proverb that means “I am, because we are”, and it’s the driving force and organizational purpose of the not-for-profit organization Ubuntu – Mobilizing Central Alberta, cofounded by Dieulita Datus in Lacombe, Alberta. Dieulita, cofounder Sadia and their team, are committed to a deep sense of interconnectedness and mutuality that changes attitudes and […]

Rev. Robin King – In The Tide of Easter

We’re still in the tide of Easter, a season of grappling with what it means to come face to face with a living Jesus. I know, lately it’s easy to look around and feel like it’s more like we’re still in the season of Good Friday. But no matter what’s going on in the world, […]

Brady Wilson – Family In My Belly

My uncle, Brady Wilson, has been one of my role models in life and in my own spiritual journey for just about 40 years.  Today, we’re exploring Brady’s own human spirituality journey, and he shares a recent epiphany that he experienced which brought him closer to a sense of oneness with all humanity and creation, […]

Rev. Robin King – The Longest Lent In History

In March, 2020, we began an important and difficult journey. That journey has included isolation, loss, and a lot of reflection about what’s really important. When we’ve allowed it to be, it’s been a time filled with deeply meaningful soul work, relationship building, and some much needed self examination. And then the 40 day season […]

David Hayward – The Naked Pastor

David Hayward is the NakedPastor! After 30 years in the church, he left the ministry to pursue his passion for art. His work challenges the status quo, deconstructs dogma, and promotes critical thinking. Remind you of anyone? It should, because David’s art, his books, his blog, and his rabble rousing, norm defying, inclusive, safe and […]