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  • All posts by Preston Pouteaux

    • A City of Makers

      What do you make? This is a question that our community, Lake Ridge Community Church, is discussing together we start the New Year. It’s a...

    • Moving

      The moving truck in front of our home in Saskatoon was full to the brim. In there, somewhere, was my bed, my clothes, and my...

    • The Art of the Question

      I visited my neighbour at her work recently and I was inspired. She serves as a community builder by helping those who are at risk...

    • Neighbourhood Newsletters

      Over the years in our neighbourhood we have been slowly collecting and building a directory for our neighbours. At our annual August block party we...

    • Still: The Good News of Christmas

      Christmas is over and I hope it was merry for you in more than a few good ways. Perhaps by now you have rolled away...

    • Still: Your Life Has Meaning

      A friend of mine sat across from me over lunch and said the most wonderful things to me. I don’t remember what prompted him, but...

    • Still: The Life That Comes At Us

      The invitation to be still is ancient. Words from our distant past hint at the perennial stress of busy-ness and noise on the human soul....

    • Still: Meandering Into The Light

      This Advent season in the weeks leading up until Christmas we’re continuing on a theme of stillness. Stopping, resting, slowing, and listening do much to...

    • Still: The Gift of Jolabokaflod



      During the season of Advent, those weeks leading up until Christmas, this gentle little column will be exploring the theme of stillness. Stopping, resting, listening, and...

    • The Science of Kindness

      November 13th was World Kindness Day. Organizations and individuals spent this week exploring the influence kindness has on our lives, our faith, our relationships, and...