Mike Hogeterp

About Me: 

I'm a Christ follower, husband, father, percussionist and outdoor (ski, canoe) enthusiast. On work days I have the blessed opportunity to be staff of the Centre for Public Dialogue - a justice and reconciliation ministry of the CRC and RCA in Canada.

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Budget2017: A Snapshot of Priorities and a Call to Citizenship

Bearing witness to justice and reconciliation in this way is Gospel work. What follows are some impressions on Budget 2017 and thoughts on how you and I as Christian citizens can bear witness about it.

Ministry in Canada
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Why the Church Should Pay Attention to the DOD Task Force

We know our report asks hard questions and probes into corners we might want to forget. But we also know that hearing hard truths and questions, while painful, can set in motion a process of healing. 

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Being transformed by the gifts of Indigenous Peoples

Hi all: We are coming up on the 2nd anniversary of the historic Prime Minister’s & Parliamentary apology to the survivors of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools (IRS). Last year I particiapted in the first celebration of the National Day of Reconciliation (June 11, 2009) commemorating the Apology - while standing on the lawn of Parliament during the ceremonies I was deeply struck that real reconciliation is a profound opportunity for transformation for all of us in Canada. It is urgent that churches, at national and local levels, and those with or without an IRS history, take steps to...
Racial Reconciliation