Praxis Blog

A Weekend in Vancouver – Reflections

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Written by Cassidy Acheson   Reflecting over this past Urban Mission Dynamics (UMD) weekend, my mind and heart feel overwhelmed in a way I have not previously experienced. This time spent in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has greatly impacted me and I hope that I will not soon forget all that I learned and saw. Through … Read More

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Praxis in Seattle – “Glimpses of Life”

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Downtown Seattle on a Friday evening there is a palpable energy. Tourists and locals mingle, anticipation of the weekend upon them – exploring, spending, eating, all the fun things a vibrant downtown has to offer. One of the reasons I love cities is this tangible energy. Yet sometimes, particularly in the busier moments, urban energy can … Read More

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Praxis – Urban Discipleship

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Growing up in the Greater Vancouver area, I’ve always had an interest in the intersection between faith and culture. As I’ve engaged urban culture, from walking the streets of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, to meeting personally with mayors, to observing the creativity of urban artisans, I’m convinced that faith, hope and love reflect God’s heart for … Read More

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