Appreciative Inquiry: Reframing the Question (May 12/17)

“The capacity to reframe can be defined as the ability to seek out and study the positive opposite of any situation; to identify and examine possibilities in place of problems.” What is AI? AI offers an alternative to the deficit based ‘problem solving’ paradigm that is so widely used in our churches and organisations.  The Read more…

A Deacon’s Musing: Lent:Vignette (A Garden)

Without a community, it is nearly impossible to achieve voice: it takes a village to raise a Rosa Parks. Without a community, it is nearly impossible to exercise the “power of one” in a way that allows power to multiply: it took a village to translate Parker’s act of personal integrity into social change. In Read more…

A Deacon’s Musing: Lent|Vignette (An Ant)

Lent: We walk into the gathering danger & doubt surrounding Jesus as he made choices that led to the Cross. This is a time of preparation & reflection. Where have you been this year & where might you be going? What are the things that have kept your journey on pause? What are the choices Read more…

Approved Winnipeg Presbytery Executive Meeting Minutes – January 17, 2017

Approved Winnipeg Presbytery Executive Meeting Minutes – January 17, 2017

Draft Winnipeg Presbytery General Meeting Minutes – February 14, 2017

Draft Winnipeg Presbytery General Meeting Minutes – February 14, 2017

A Deacon’s Musing: Leadership|From Sage to Guide: Nimble in Chaos

I am most fortunate in the ministry in which I find myself. A significant portion of my role falls under the umbrella of leadership. Though that may seem like a broad-stroke, maybe even ambiguous, description, what it means to me is that I get to think about, reflect upon, engage in wonderful conversations and imagine Read more…

Approved Winnipeg Presbytery General Meeting Minutes – January 10, 2017

Approved Winnipeg Presbytery General Meeting Minutes – January 10, 2017

A Deacon’s Musing: Leadership|Evangelism: The 21st Century

Social media: we hear a lot about it now. Often, from the church context, discussions about social media are not affirming. Such discussions tend to focus on the political (i.e. Fake News) and frequently highlights the Inside/Outside tension. Though a large gloss, for those raised and formed inside the church, at the worst the digital Read more…

A Deacon’s Musing: Leadership|Inside & Outside: No Longer the Same

I am most fortunate in the ministry in which I find myself. A significant portion of my role falls under the umbrella of leadership. Though that may seem like a broad-stroke, maybe even ambiguous, description, what it means to me is that I get to think about, reflect upon, engage in wonderful conversations and imagine Read more…

A Deacon’s Musing|Elites

Elite (n) 1 [treated as singular or plural] A select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society; and, 1.1 [treated as singular or plural] A group or class of people seen as having the most power and influence in a society, especially on account of their Read more…

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