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Whistler Wedding Officiant & Pastor

If you or someone you know is thinking about getting married in Whistler, take a cruise over to my Whistler wedding pastor website to get a better feel for what I do and how I can best serve you on your wedding day!

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Kurt Cobain and Sainthood

Every now and again a new idea, band, or film comes along that simply doesn’t change how a genre is viewed or expressed – it creates a genre. Since 1991 and Nirvana’s release of their album Nevermind, there has been a musical flood of Seattle Grunge (as it was soon labeled) that grew up in [...]

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10 Alcoholic Drink’s Christian Should & Shouldn’t Drink

*WARNING* Do not consume any portion of this video if you are moody, mean, malicious, or not of legal age in your part of the country. Please enjoy this video responsibly (that is to mean, be thoughtful, kind, and opinionated in the comment section if you agree or disagree). For those who care, this video [...]

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Dear Whistler, Thanks For Helping Us Step Off the Concrete

Before my family and I moved from the city to Whistler we had made a pretty good list of reasons why we should quit our well paying jobs with benefits, a future, and a Christmas bonus. But in the end the list of reasons didn’t really matter, what mattered was that we be where we [...]

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Speak To Your Own Generation

The messenger of Christ, though he speaks from God, must also – as the Quakers used to say – “speak the condition” of his hearers; otherwise he will speak a language known only to himself. His message must not only be timeless but timely. He must speak to his own generation. – A.W. Tozer

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My Debate with Pride

Recently I found myself hosting an event here in Whistler during the 20th anniversary of Winter Pride, an 8-day festival of events & parties catered to the LGBTQ crowd and run by Gay Whistler. The event I MC’d was a debate featuring prominent members of the Pride community who had respectful and entertaining dialogue around [...]

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How to Destroy Community (OR How to Be a Hermit)

When my wife and I were first married we lived in very small cabin at the bottom of a mountain ravine with little sun and lot’s of privacy. We had a small wood stove to heat the place and, had I wanted, I could have fished salmon in the creek while sitting on our back [...]

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The Holstee Manifesto.

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5 Ways I Get Stuck & Can’t Lead

As a writer and leader there are always times when my creativity and ambition hit a wall, fall into a slump, or get stuck in a bog of boredom, low productivity, or of doing the same thing over and over. I call it by different names but it usually feels something like writers’ block. Regardless [...]

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One Thing That Really Freaks Me Out

Last year I had the opportunity to partner with a friend on a project that promised no returns, tons of work in an unrealistic timeframe, and the opportunity to influence change among a youth demographic just waiting to be lead into a movement. Why I agreed to the project was simple: I believe in change. [...]

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