All My Relations
Posted on September 25, 2006 by VST
Carved and designed by Master Carver Jack La-Sah Timothy, he calls the totem pole “ ALL MY RELATIONS”. Jack La Sah Timothy is a carver and artist from the Sliammon First Nation, near Powell River. His work can be seen Powell River B.C. Sea Walk viewpoint, Inland Lake trial, Bliss Landing Estates and throughout numerous . . .
The Future of Theological Education at VST
Posted on September 13, 2013 by VST
Welcome to the Principal’s blog. What we intend to do with the blog is bring you into the life and work of VST and bring the life and work of VST into the wider world. A variety of our professorial staff as well as guest bloggers will write here. We want to make the life . . .
Convocation for the Induction of Principal Richard Topping
Posted on October 21, 2013 by VST
Convocation for Induction of Principal Students, staff, Alumni, Friends and Faculty, Board of Governors, Madam Chair and esteemed Chancellor. What an honour to be inducted as the 7th Principal of the Vancouver School of Theology today. My time as Principal, I am sure, will not be like the 7th day of creation – that is . . .
Sallie McFague on The Power of Words
Posted on October 30, 2013 by VST
Richard Topping has asked me to write an entry for his Principal’s blog and I am happy to do so. A topic that is often on my mind is the power of words. When faced with a big issue—for instance, one like climate change—folks often don’t remember this. They plead that we “stop talking” and . . .
Mentoring Into Ministry
Posted on November 12, 2013 by VST
Dr. Will Willimon Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry Used with permission of the Author Craig Kocher, who has endured much mentoring by me, came across a Thoreau quote that sounded as if it had been said by me: I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear . . .