Listening and Reconciliation

A brief history of the Stó:lō people and the settlers in Chilliwack, B.C. and what it means for us. Friendships change us. Good friendships change us for the better. My friendship with Andrew Victor, an aboriginal pastor from the Stó:lō Nation, has been one of the most formative friendships I have had since moving to Chilliwack, B.C. to pastor a neighbourhood church plant. Andrew and his mother, Patti, both lead the Chilliwack Native Pentecostal Church. Two years ago we invited them to share the story and culture of the Stó:lō people with our church community. Since our time with...

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