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    All posts by Preston Pouteaux

    • Wabi Sabi

      Nothing has taught me as much about life, faith, and relationships as being a parent has. Each morning I am awoken by the chatter of...

    • Dirt Pills

      Have you had your daily dose of dirt? Researchers in Australia have been experimenting with dirt, or at least the bacteria found in good soil,...

    • Welcome Home

      Your neighbourhood is more than a collection of structures and parked cars, it is a place where we are building a life, pursuing dreams, finding...

    • Drinking Coffee (and Loving Your Community) Like the Swedes

      Lake Ridge Community Church in Chestermere, where I serve as one of the pastors, comes out of a rich and generous Swedish tradition. While you...

    • Spending Time

      Enjoying your neighbourhood, friends, and family requires that ever so rare and limited commodity: time. Like the sand in an hour glass, the changing digital...

    • Easter Hope

      This week is full of new life and fun for many in our community. Easter is also a time for people to come together. My...

    • Starting at Your Front Door

      
The neighbourhood and city we all want starts at your front door. It does not start with laws and policies. It does not start with...

    • Envy

      When I was about 19 years old a group of my college buddies and I went hunting for new place to rent. After a bit...

    • The Seven Neighbourhood Essentials

      Neighbourhoods, like anything good and valuable, require thoughtful care in order for it to thrive. The same is very much true of parenting, business, friendships,...

    • The Unexpected Joys of Learning Together

      Every week in your community there are groups of people who gather together to learn. In my neighbourhood there is a group called Monday Morning...