Post Tagged with: "David Balzer"

Face2Face | Cohabitation: The Question of Living Together Before Marriage (video)

Face2Face | Cohabitation: The Question of Living Together Before Marriage (video)

Context Increasingly, our faith communities, pastoral leaders and families are encountering the broad, cultural reality of cohabitation. Bringing deeply held theological convictions into conversation with practices outside of these persuasions can be challenging. Dialogue and conversation are vital. Focus What… [More]

Discussion exploring the development of Kapyong Barracks continues at CMU

Discussion exploring the development of Kapyong Barracks continues at CMU

An upcoming event at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will continue the discussion about what at urban reserve at Kapyong Barracks might look like. The community is invited to “An Urban Reserve at Kapyong: Imagining a Future,” CMU’s latest Face2Face discussion,… [More]

‘Oh My God': Making Sense of Everyday Talk with David Balzer & Gordon Matties

‘Oh My God': Making Sense of Everyday Talk with David Balzer & Gordon Matties

As the first installment of CMU’s Face2Face conversation series, university instructors David Balzer and Gordon Matties explored the way people use the phrase “Oh my God” in everyday life.

Radio still relevant

A friend of mine in the communications business sent me a note about radio. For anyone who has ears, this information about radio is worth sharing. “February 13 was the second annual World Radio Day (sponsored by UNESCO. It was… [More]

To Tweet or not to Tweet: Social media workshop

A timely workshop specifically for non-profit, NGO and faith-based communicators in the Winnipeg area.  This workshop is being coordinated by the team that puts together the Going Barefoot Communications Conferences. To Tweet or not to Tweet: Developing a social media… [More]

Going Barefoot III Communications Conference on Oct 14

Going Barefoot III Communications Conference on Oct 14

Going Barefoot III is a one-day communications conference is being hosted at CMU on Friday, October 14.  Well worth signing up, for anyone interested in creative communications harnessed for good in our world. Everything Old is New Again: Communication and… [More]

Technology and education…this graphic made me think!

Technology and education…this graphic made me think!

As Fall startup approaches, this graphic caught my attention.  If education was really about the mere transmission of data, I imagine these stats would be at the top of most faculty meeting agendas.  In my view of education as formation… [More]

Putting an iPhone to good use

Tomorrow evening, Tuesday July 5, I’ll be hitting the road from Winnipeg to Ottawa as part of a Guinness World Record attempt at the fastest bike ride across Canada. Let’s be very clear, my role is NOT to ride the… [More]

Vancouver melee about more than hockey

A Biblical Studies colleague here at CMU sent me this link today from the Winnipeg Free Press: Vancouver melee brings out a dark, disturbing side of social media As we move into an increasingly wired and online reality, this article… [More]

Canadian Mennonite magazine looking for Young Voices

I got an email from Emily Loewen, Canadian Mennonite Young Voices Editor last week inviting CMU students to join their team of journalistic storytellers. Here’s what Emily sent. A great opportunity! “If you’re interested in journalism, photography, multimedia or just… [More]