Published Books

In addition to the articles on this website, my writing has appeared in The Christian Century, Canadian Mennonite,  Rejoice! and other publications. My published books and chapters in books are listed below.


Christ Is for Us

Christ Is for Us: A Lenten Study Based on the Revised Common Lectionary, published by Abingdon Press. Although Lent is over for 2017, the overarching theme of this book is suitable for any time of year. Christ Is for Us… Read More ›

my creative contemplative journal

What does living creatively and contemplatively mean to you? my creative, contemplative journal invites you to explore this question for yourself–with striking full-colour photographs, inspiring quotes, and plenty of room to make the journal your own. Turn any blank page… Read More ›

Spark: Igniting Your God-Given Creativity

Nurture your spirit with this dynamic, 12-session women’s Bible study. Spark thoughtfully takes you deep into the Bible, and unpacks stories of God’s creative spirit at work. Starting with the story of creation, Spark helps you discover anew the joys of… Read More ›

my Sacred Pauses daybook 2015

A collaborative project with photographer Lois Siemens–with gorgeous photos, monthly Sacred Pauses quotes, weekly journal prompts. Calendar pages show one week per page with some bonus ideas for pausing, room to keep appointments, jot down quick ideas, record your sacred… Read More ›

Ordinary Time with Jesus

Nothing about Jesus was ordinary. He defied the expectations of religious leaders. He embraced the castaways. He surrendered to a crude wooden cross. It is extraordinary, then, that more than 2,000 years beyond his death and resurrection, his words continue… Read More ›

Sacred Pauses: Spiritual Practices for Personal Renewal

In a fast-paced world full of distractions, this book offers fresh ways to find everyday personal renewal. Each chapter explores a different spiritual practice—from classic disciplines of Scripture reading and prayer to less conventional approaches like having fun and living… Read More ›

Led by the Spirit

Led by the Spirit is a collection of ten sermons appearing as Part III of Sermons on the Second Readings, Series III, Cycle C. As a whole, this anthology focuses on the New Testament epistles, which offer a unique look… Read More ›

Jesus Matters: Good News for the 21st Century

Jesus Christ is popular with many North Americans, but do they honour the Jesus of Scripture? Each author in this collection teams with one or more young adults to consider the various ways we encounter and experience Jesus. Topics include… Read More ›

Remember Lot’s Wife and Other Unnamed Women of the Bible

By uncovering the significant roles played by many anonymous women in the Bible, this book offers an important perspective on women’s issues in Bible studies. The book contains fifty readings based on selected unnamed women of the Bible. Each entry… Read More ›

Other Book Projects

Making Disciples: Preparing People for Baptism, Christian Living, and Church Membership

Living the Vision: Leadership and Community

Where Two Are Gathered: Readings for Shared Devotions