Apr 3, 2017

Crossing Borders

By |2017-04-03T08:57:20-07:00April 3, 2017|, |

As a young boy, who was raised in Ontario, I remember taking multiple family vacations “to the west” to visit my grandparents in Lacombe, Alberta. On one of our trips, my parents decided to traverse the continent mostly in the US, taking in some sights along the way such as Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone etc. However, [...]

Dec 1, 2016

Coffee and Purple Cows

By |2016-12-01T07:05:38-07:00December 1, 2016|, |

I love Starbucks. Yes, the coffee is great and yes, I love the brand that they work hard at portraying. Here’s the real reason: they don’t advertise on TV. I love the fact that Starbucks is considered one of the current, most recognized brands in the world (along with Coke, McDonald’s and Apple) and they [...]

Oct 3, 2016

The Grapes of Learning

By |2016-10-03T13:32:56-07:00October 3, 2016|, |

Two weeks ago, I (along with a few colleagues) spent some time at a Christian Schools Canada Conference for administrators across Canada. Our keynote speaker was Andy Crouch (coincidentally also the keynote speaker for the InspirED teacher’s convention this week). Andy is the senior editor for Christianity Today and was formerly a Christian contemporary singer songwriter. [...]

Feb 29, 2016

Ground Control to Major Tom

By |2016-02-29T09:09:30-07:00February 29, 2016|, |

Ground control to Major Tom…Ground control to Major Tom…Hopefully by now, as a reader, you have started to hum the 1969 pop hit, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie and if you really enjoyed that genre and type of music you are well into the second verse in your mind by now…This is the song that [...]

Oct 5, 2015

Dave for President

By |2015-10-05T08:58:40-07:00October 5, 2015|, |

If it wasn’t for the “natural born citizen” clause…how many times have you heard Americans chanting for a Canadian to be President?Recently, I was invited to attend the Gathering of the Games—a business conference held in St. Louis, Missouri for entrepreneurial business leaders. These leaders attended the conference to improve their companies through an Open [...]

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