On Silence and Inhabiting Time by Benjamin Stuchbery

“And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of sheer silence.” (1 Kgs. 19:12) “Speak, for your servant is listening.” (1 Sam 3:10) My encounters with people over the last few weeks of the internship –  encounters that included family members, interviewees, shut-ins,…

Frailties and laughter

On the 17th of June, my colleagues and I did a personal case study based upon an experience I had this year. Without going into too much details we discussed about how I felt and how I would have acted differently when I met up with a mentor of mine. The mentor and I did…

The already and not yet

When studying Mark 6:14-29 with my colleagues last week we discussed a variety of things related to the text. Such as John’s word of reproof to Herod regarding his marriage to Herodias (18), Herod’s decision to have John the baptist or the baptizer beheaded (even though he respected, rather feared, and protected him – see verse 20),…

Benjamin Stuchbery

My name is Benjamin Stuchbery. I was born in Montreal but grew up in British Columbia living in such diverse places as Vancouver, Squamish and Penticton! I was raised in the Anglican Church – my father being an Anglican priest – and that much about me has not changed much! The past two years I…