I was 14 years old when my church hired a new senior pastor. He was a bit of a young upstart who wanted to make some changes. One change was that women would no longer serve in leadership roles. Some people left the church right then and there, but my family didn’t.
Author: Andrea Loewen
This year Vancouver’s Pacific Theatre is doing Shakespeare for the first time in, well, almost ever. Not that it hasn’t been in the works for some time — Measure for Measure is a play artistic director Ron Reed has wanted to produce before Pacific Theatre even existed. To be honest, […]
Coming next at Pacific Theatre is Mother Teresa is Dead by Helen Edmundson, a look at the reality of charity in the West through the lens of a young mother who abandons her husband and son in London to care for street children in India. In a story that draws […]
Pacific Theatre’s latest play Leave of Absence opens Friday. About the show: Blake is an audacious young girl who sees life differently from her peers at her Catholic high school: while “Our Father” is lost on her, she finds solace in God as Mother; she sees the holy in everything from […]
When CS Lewis was a child he had an imaginary land called “Animal Land” that he would often make up stories about. One of his favourite characters was a heroic mouse named Peter. Sound familiar? Lewis insisted to the end that he did not write the Narnia books to be […]
Coming up this week at Pacific Theatre is a staged reading of Wittenberg by David Davalos. Like Pacific Theatre’s last staged reading of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis, this play takes the historical, theological, literary, and scientific, and crams it all into one play. This […]