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Faith. Mission. Ministry.



Thank you for visiting my site. Welcome to the mystery of my thoughts and ramblings as they relate to faith, mission, ministry and anything else that grabs my attention. I believe that story plays a huge role in our lives and society – the more we understand each other, the more we can begin to be fully who we’re called to be.

Join in the conversation as we wrestle with being Jesus-followers and citizens of the Kingdom of God. If you’re just passing through, please don’t hurt yourself.

On Beginning Lent

“Turn from your sins and turn to God, because the Kingdom of Heaven is near.” Matthew 4.17 Throughout the season of Lent we are taken on a journey of self-reflection. For some, this involves denial of things that we might prefer to enjoy, others commit to a more...

Jesus Prayer

Yesterday, in our staff Chapel, we were reflecting the Jesus Prayer. A beautiful prayer, attributed to the Desert Fathers in the 5th Century. Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, the sinner. It wasn't the first time I've come across this gem, but on this...

Happy Canada Day!

“He shall have dominion also from sea to sea and from the River to the ends of the earth.” – Psalms 72:8 Today, many of us will gather together with friends and family – some around a BBQ, watching fireworks and other to start their camping season. It is a week of...

jeans day for kids

pay $5, wear jeans and support the iwk children's hospital.  if you'd likely be wearing jeans anyway, give the $5 and support the iwk anyway.

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Medley Prayer Update 10.1

We are nearing the end of our first week of campers here at Medley.  We have been blessed with 88 campers ranging in age from 6 to 15.  Our staff are working together very well - it is exciting and encouraging to be part of a team like this.  Some of the campers this...

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realities i’m learning

i think over my thirty years, i've learned that: - no matter how old you are, there will always be someone older who thinks you're just a young kid. - many leaders are very insecure, some just don't realize it. - having a passion for something and being released to...

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acc vision 2019

[youtube=] i like the vision, will the church embrace it and carry it out?

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i'm enjoying vacation this week. time to sit, reflect and clear my head of thoughts.

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her holiness – barbie

Barbie gets ordained, and has the smells-and-bells wardrobe to match By Leanne Larmondin (RNS) With her careers as veterinarian, astronaut and U.S. president behind her, Barbie has at last found her true calling: as a second-career Episcopal priest. The 11.5-inch-tall...

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About Shawn

Shawn has been involved in Christian ministry since his early 20s and was commissioned as an Evangelist in 2004. His passion in ministry is to see individuals released in their vocational calling and to be empowered to be agents of change in their communities.

Licensed as an Evangelist in the Anglican Church, Shawn is committed to working with all denominations who are looking to strengthen their outreach and commitment to the Great Commission.

Since January 2018, he has been serving as the parish development officer for the Diocese of Fredericton where his focus is on helping to mobilize congregations to reach out into their communities and help raise up innovative leaders for the church. Prior to this, he was the national director of an evangelistic organization from 2012-2017.

In 2019, Shawn joined the national team for the Forge Missional Network.