Author Archives: Tim

How My Neighbourhood Saved Me!

I love my hood of Bowness, and there is no other place I would rather live in our city of Calgary. It is a quircky and eclectic place where the rich and the poor live in close proximity to each … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

5 Trending Themes for 2015: Join A Movement!

I’m a guy who likes to sift through all the information we get thrown at us everyday, and distill things down to a few key ideas that are like signposts pointing me in the right direction for how I should spend my time, … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Our Queens of Old

Our Queens of Old. Not only because I am a woman myself, but also because their legacy has so much power that is often overlooked, the stories in the bible about females are some of my favourite to read. How … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What is Church? Part 3: Best Practices for Weaving a Visible Tapestry of Church

The Visible Tapestry of Church: Practicing Sacraments with Life! Within the hidden tapestry of the Kingdom and the invisible Church, God’s idea is for there to be visible, local, and unique shapes of church where at least 2 to 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is Church? Part 2: Best Practices for Weaving an Invisible Tapestry of Church

To fully understand God’s idea of church, we need to see the Church through the bifocals of an invisible yet visible tapestry that God is weaving. The hidden dimension or structure of the tapestry is often invisible to the naked … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

What is Church? Part 1: The Invisible and Visible Community of Jesus

There is a lot of discussion and confusion around the word ‘church’ these days. What is Church, and who is part of the church? How does one join or get in on this faith community? Is the church some mystical, … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Emerging Church: A Beautiful Mess

Have you ever heard the following comments: “If we could only be like the early church!” or “Wouldn’t it be great to have been part of the church in the book of Acts!” Often these comments come from a genuine … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome To My Table

This is a guest post by Katelyn Wall. To say that I was not lucky to call Australia home would be only short of inferior pride. I witnessed what it was like to be on the other side of the western … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Transitioning From Base-Camp to Battlefield

A Note from Tim: One of the values of the Mosaic is to champion and call out all the voices in our collage of communities far and wide. We want to hear from the next generation. We invite them  to … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Our Deepest Longing in Relationships: Experiencing and Practicing Faithfulness and Unfailing Kindness

Most of our problems in marriages, relationships, community, and church flow from a faulty view of the nature of God and the toxic residue we carry from our experiences of broken trust, promises and covenants not kept, and of betrayal in … Continue reading

Posted in Articles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment