CULTURE

Vision & Call Internship Program

We are searching for two awesome folks to join our team. Interested? Are you interested in exploring the connections between faith and culture? The Fuller Institute for Theology and Northwest Culture has received a generous grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust...

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How Not to Serve the Native Church

Sometimes the right thing to do is ask for help, not give it. “What can we do to help the Native American Church?” That’s a question a lot of Cascadian Christians ask. Cascadia is home to many indigenous cultures, after all—and surely we should want to serve them,...

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Christ & Cascadia Launches New Site!

Welcome to the new Christ & Cascadia website! While our mission remains the same—to foster conversations about the cultural opportunities and challenges facing the Christian faith in Cascadia—we've embraced a new look that pairs aesthetics and function. We like to...

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Smoking Rock and Reading Scripture

Who is the person behind the addiction? A child of God.  Drug addict. Homeless. Prostitute. Criminal. Have you ever used these terms to label someone? We often use these sorts of words to objectify and disenfranchise those already marginalized within our society. We...

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Walking Together

David Warkentin interviews Patti Victor about the hopes and challenges of Christian and Indigenous reconciliation. “I’m an Indigenous leader and a Pentecostal pastor.” This is how Patti Victor introduces herself. And many find it surprising. These two roles don’t...

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Welcome to the Land of Losers

Cascadian athletes have experienced a lot of disappointment, but there’s still plenty to cheer. Cascadia could be called the land of sporting disappointment. Between Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, championships are few and far between. Most prominent, no doubt, are...

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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...

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Jeff Bezos’ Biggest Fear

Chris Lim shares an insider’s view on Amazon’s work culture. Forbes recently reported that Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos became the third richest person in the world. A year ago, the New York Times published an expose Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a...

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