Signpost Artists Nominated for 13 Awards at the GMA this Weekend!

Signpost Artists Nominated for 13 Awards at the GMA this Weekend!

We’re proud to announce that Signpost Artists have been collectively nominated for 13 awards at the GMA 31st Annual Covenant Awards to be held this Friday, November 1 in Calgary…

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Drunk Prayers

Drunk Prayers

Does God listen to drunk prayers?

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A crash course in American coarseness – Tim Rutten

Incivility is the new secondhand smoke. Everyone feels impelled to disdain it, but nobody is willing to do away with it entirely. Besides, it’s profitable…

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Fast For Change

Fast For Change

This Friday, October16 is World Food Day and CFGB is encouraging folks to fast for the day and then gather in communities in the evening to talk about, and pray about the issues of food justice.

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2009 Christmas Symphony Concerts and Future Plans

2009 Christmas Symphony Concerts and Future Plans

I only have a few Symphony concerts this fall but am really looking forward to them. I  do love sitting on a stool by myself and having the freedom to sing whatever comes to mind.  But there is a certain musical experience that is only possible with a larger communion of musicians like a symphony. It is an experience of rich, textured beauty; of majesty and grandeur.  We need those experiences – something to draw us out of ourselves; something to take us out of the center of our own world and open us up to wonder and awe.  There is so little in our culture that gives us these moments and so besides the fact that, for me, these concerts are great fun, I also think they are important. This fall I have one Christmas concert with the Kitchener/ Waterloo...

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Survey Says?! Today’s teens looking pretty good.

Survey Says?!  Today’s teens looking pretty good.

On Friday (Oct 1/09) I was in Fort McMurray, Alberta (lots of trucks and denim there) singing for a couple hundred Catholic school teachers as part of their annual Faith Day. I’ve sung at several Faith Day conferences over the years and they are always a riot. Typically the teachers are so thrilled to get a singer rather than lecturer – I can do no wrong.

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Remembering Bangladesh – More Paintings from Photos

Remembering Bangladesh – More Paintings from Photos

In 2008 Nanci and I traveled with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to Bangladesh and India. The purpose was to witness and film the development work that the CFGB supports and to produce a video from that footage to show back at home…

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