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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.

Still Living in a Shutdown World: Has the Church Gone AWOL?

We often hear that the life of a Christian is meant to be incarnational. As followers of Jesus, we are meant to be in the world, influencing others and making a difference, living a life modeled after Christ, doing our best to reflect Jesus to those around us. Imagine...

Being the Diocese in a Pandemic

I interviewed David Edwards (the boss and Archbishop of Fredericton) on his reflections of how the diocese has navigated the pandemic and what opportunities he sees ahead of us, as a church. https://youtu.be/fjr5f2elQrg

Being the Church in a Pandemic

I interviewed Linda Nicholls (Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada) on what it means to be the Church living in an age of pandemic. https://youtu.be/BcAimwrMHmQ
Still Living in a Shutdown World: Has the Church Gone AWOL?

Still Living in a Shutdown World: Has the Church Gone AWOL?

We often hear that the life of a Christian is meant to be incarnational. As followers of Jesus, we are meant to be in the world, influencing others and making a difference, living a life modeled after Christ, doing our best to reflect Jesus to those around us. Imagine...

read more

Being the Diocese in a Pandemic

I interviewed David Edwards (the boss and Archbishop of Fredericton) on his reflections of how the diocese has navigated the pandemic and what opportunities he sees ahead of us, as a church. https://youtu.be/fjr5f2elQrg

read more

Being the Church in a Pandemic

I interviewed Linda Nicholls (Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada) on what it means to be the Church living in an age of pandemic. https://youtu.be/BcAimwrMHmQ

read more

Being Missional in a Pandemic

I had a conversation with my friend Michael Frost (author and missiologist) about how we can be living missionally during this COVID pandemic with some reflections on the impact of the Church. https://youtu.be/3p4UEogJK0o

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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...

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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...

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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.

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