Canadian L'Abri

Lecture Schedule

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Upcoming Talks


For access to our most recent lectures, check out our podcast site.



Anyone is welcome to attend our Friday night talks! These events are free to join. If you have any questions or if you'd like to receive regular notices for these events, please email us at

Talks and discussions begin this September at 6485 West Saanich Road at 7 PM. Please come early (6 PM) for some soup, bread, and salad. Bring some food along if you'd like to help us have food for everyone. At the talks we will have tea, coffee, and dessert.

Late Spring Term (27 Feb - 5 April 2019)

1 March - Clarke Scheibe, "Hospitality as Christian Witness"

8 March - Liz Snell, "Brave New World and Our Cult of Happiness"

15 March - Clarke Scheibe, "Thy Kingdom Come: Is Social Justice the End Goal for Christianity?"

22 March - Jessica Ziakin-Cook, "The Reformation in Art"

29 March - Nelson Monteiro, "Reality vs Reductions: the Call to be Co-creators rather than Consumers"

Spring Term (16 Jan -  Feb 2019)

18 Jan - Clarke Scheibe, "Comfortably Numb: A Study of Sensuality and Sensitivity to the Spirit"

25 Jan - Clarke Scheibe, "A Look at Francis Schaeffer's Back to Freedom and Dignity"

1 Feb - David Salverda, "Honest to God: Making Room for Lament in the Life of Faith"

8 Feb - Liz Snell, "Truth by Fiction: How Telling Tales Helps Us Live in Reality"


Past Lectures

Clarke Scheibe, "A Look at Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos"

Paul Chamberlain, Director for the Institute of Christian Apologetics at Trinity Western University, "Is Religion Dangerous: A Response to New Atheism"

Liz Snell, "Was Jesus an Activist?"

Liz Snell, "Is Sex A Human Right?"

Clarke Scheibe, "The Spirit at Work: How God Relates to our Jobs"