Social Distancing in the Cultural Context

Thanks for your comments to my previous message re: “social distancing.” Accordingly, I have updated my blog post, “Phygital Distancing, not Social Distancing.” In that post, I asserted that “social distance” is the degree of acceptance or rejection of social interaction between people belonging to different social groups such as ethnicity, language and culture. I… Continue reading Social Distancing in the Cultural Context

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Phygital has gone Viral

Ninety years ago, in his prescient discourse, “Fifty Years Hence,” Winston Churchill reflected on the history of the past and speculated on the mystery of the future: “We look back a hundred years and see that great changes have taken place. We look back fifty years and see that the speed is constantly quickening. This… Continue reading Phygital has gone Viral

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The Vicious Virus is neither Virtuous nor Virtual

Alas, today marks the one-year mark since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. March 11 has been designated a National Day of Observance to remember those who have perished under the curse of COVID-19. As vaccinations are rolled out, innocent doves must be like shrewd snakes, and thus we need to yearn… Continue reading The Vicious Virus is neither Virtuous nor Virtual

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Spring is upon us

As Spring draws nigh (with Daylight Saving Time imminently coming into effect), I hope you remain safe and well. Thanks for checking my blog posts. FYI/FYA… Governance Solutions hosted a webinar today: 360o Governance – The Way Forward? Click here to listen to this and other recorded events. This session had the co-authors (Peter Dey,… Continue reading Spring is upon us

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Audits and AGMs

By now, many churches have wrapped up their 2020 financials and have held, or will soon hold, their Annual General Meetings. I would expect the church boards to provide financial statements and auditor reports to their membership in advance of the AGM. As you know, registered charities’ financial statements are available on the CRA website,… Continue reading Audits and AGMs

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Happy Year of the OX

As we draw nigh to the first anniversary of the official announcement of the Covid-19 pandemic, we can reflect and learn from the experiences over the past year. Check out this recent post from Christianity Today re: embracing the digital age during Covid-19. The article enumerates options that churches have been doing to stream their… Continue reading Happy Year of the OX

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Happy 2021

Further to my CHRISTmas and yearend prayer, let’s look back and learn with 20/20 [sic] some hindsight, to give us some foresight, and prepare us for this year. During the pandemic, there have been sighs and whines that “the church is closed.” In response, I say: Do you want cheese with that whine? The church… Continue reading Happy 2021

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