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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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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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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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STOP the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline

I’m certain I have never used this blog to speak out against or for any political issue, ever. And while the videos below have political ramifications, at their heart is something I care deeply about, creation care. I’ve said before and I still strongly believe that Christians should be at the forefront of environmental stewardship. [...]

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9 Things An Action-Sports Crowd Can Tell Us About Church Crowds

The last 10 days in Whistler has been a whirl wind of activity, dust in the teeth, concerts, a patio DJ series, mountain biking, hype, pro athletes competing for big money, hot sun, little clothes, larger-than-Olympic crowds, and the normal nightly debauchery that seems to follow these kinds of events around. This was Crankworx, the [...]

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Mt. Slalok, BC & Stonecrop Glacier (Photos)

Every Wednesday night my home fills up with women which means that every Wednesday night I am no where to be found. Well, that’s not totally true; if you searched the local crags you’d find me there with my climbing partner trying to get as many pitches in as we can before dark. Over the [...]

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Creation Care is Spiritual

One of the first things my 3-year-old son does every morning is, right after he gets out of bed and his feet hit the floor, he unplugs his night light. In his own words, “Daddy, we have to save power.” I couldn’t be more proud of him and I’m stoked that, right from a young [...]

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9 Reasons Christians Are Afraid of Those Wacko Environmentalists

Why are Christians so afraid to connect with and engage with those wacky-hippie-new-ager-environmentalists? Some even claim that environmental practices are actually anti-Christian practices…crazy!

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The 7 R’s of Creation Care

If Christians took seriously that we serve Creator God, we would be propelled to the forefront of environmental care and concern. There are 7 R’s that should guide Christians in creation care; do you know what they are?

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