Canadian Christian Blogs

This is Part Three of the Canadian Christianity Series.
Part One: Canada: The “Meh” Factor
Part Two: Canadian Christians and the Arts: Perspectives on Film with Shane Pennells
For the longest time the blogs I read were mostly American. I had to purposefully seek out Canadian blogs. And so, I list for you today several Canadian Christian blogs. The authors may not all be Canadian, but the blogs are written within a Canadian context.


Codex by Tyler Williams. Tyler teaches at King’s in Edmonton. His blog is a great resource for OT, Septuagint and Dead Sea Scroll information. Check out one of my favourite posts: Hebrew Tattoos — Buyer Beware.

Notes from a Byzantine-Rite Calvinist by David Koyzis. David teaches political science at Redeemer in Ancaster. He also contributes to First Things: Evangel. At his blog you’ll find commentary on politics, worship and the church in general. Check out: Confessions of a progressive Christian

Theommentary by David Guretzki. David teaches theology at Briercrest College and Seminary. If you like Karl Barth, this is the blog for you. Check out: Karl Barth — Credo– “Suffered under Pontius Pilate.”

Gervatoshav by David Miller. David teaches NT at Briercrest College and Seminary. He is currently doing a multi-part examination of whether Jesus spoke Aramaic or Hebrew. Check it out here and here.

John Stackhouse’s blog. John Stackhouse teaches at Regent College in Vancouver. His blog includes a little bit of everything, from history, to Canadian issues to theology. Check out his multi-part review of Marci McDonald’s “The Armaggedon Factor” here, here and here.

Scatterings by Eric Ortlund. Eric teaches Old Testament at Briercrest College and Seminary. Eric’s blog is a great place to go and read about grace. Also, if you like martial arts this is the place to hang out. Check out: What Jesus Saves Me From. Eric’s wife, Erin, has a family blog called Prairie Road.


Freedom Log by Frank Emanuel. Frank is a doctoral student and pastors a Vineyard church in Ottawa. He is also a long-time gamer! Check out: Evangelism.

Eclectic Christian by Mike Bell. Mike lives in southern Ontario and also contributes over at Internet Monk. Check out his multi-part reflection on the Deity of Christ. by Tim Challies. I had been reading Tim’s blog for about a year before I even realized it was a Canadian blog! Tim’s blog is the place to go for daily random news from around the internet. He also provides great reviews of books. Check out: How Will We Be Judged.

Covenant of Love by Derek Ouellette. Derek lives in Southern Ontario and is studying Classical Civilizations at U of W. He also attends a Nazarene church (woot!). Check out: Pentecost–When the Spirit Came.

A Living Alternative by Jamie Arpin-Ricci. Jamie is an urban missionary in Winnipeg, affiliated with YWAM and is a Franciscan. Check out: Missional Living and Idealism.

DashHouse by Darryl Dash. Darryl pastors Richview Church in Toronto. Darryl has joined the cool kids and deactivated his Facebook account. Check out: It’s Supposed to be Tough.

Jordon by Jordon Cooper. Jordon lives in Saskatoon Saskatchewan and works for the Salvation Army. Jordon posts on faith, and technology and everything in between. Check out: Is Michael Ignatieff the next Tony Blair?

Based on a True Story by Nathan Colquhoun. Nathan is a church planter in Sarnia Ontario and is affiliated with the Free Methodists. Check out: Throwing Out Agendas and Replacing it with Mission.

Rumblings by Ryan Dueck. Rumblings is a Christian Century Network Blog. Ryan is a pastor at Neighbourhood Church on beautiful Vancouver Island. Check out: “The Warranty”.

What Canadian Christian blogs do you read?

Part Four in the Canadian Christianity Series will continue with: American Christians in Canada.