We Are the Body Imprisoned in solitary confinement in a Soviet jail in post-war Romania during the 50s, Elsie’s only companions – and perhaps only hope – are two other prisoners she cannot touch or see, tortured like Elsie because of their faith. As they tap out messages in Morse code from the confines of their lonely cells, the unseen companions trigger memories from her former life, especially her love affair before the war. Past and present collide as Elsie is forced to face her demons and to imagine a future without torture and faith.
Delft Blue When Holland falls to the Nazis in May of 1940 after a brief but surprising resistance, Machiel and Sophie van Leeuwen prepare for a long and difficult occupation in a war they and the rest of the country never dreamed Holland would enter. They are soon faced with decisions they never would have imagined, choosing between resistance and passivity, family and friendship, faith, tradition and violence.
She Has A Name Haunted by anguished voices, a lawyer poses as a john to build a legal case against a brothel trafficking girls into Bangkok. Can he win the trust of a young prostitute and convince her to risk her life for the sake of justice? [Read what critics have to say about the play from its World Premiere in 2011 and the 2012 Canadian tour]
Joseph A young man’s world starts to unravel during his first year at Bible College as he wrestles with mental illness. Torn by his need for psychiatric care and his desire to be healed by faith, his love for a young girl named Becky might save him or throw him over the edge for good.
Though He Crush Me A surprising conversation between Christ and the devil moments before his crucifixion.
Shelter A one act play about potatoes, an affair, and grace given in an unexpected way.
God/ he A collection of vivid, image-based poems, God/he is both love song and shouting match, an existential celebration and struggle between the human and Divine. Available as a limited edition hand-crafted book and as an ebook.
Disappointed by Hope : Migrants and Refugees in Search of a Better Country The reality of life in Malaysia leaves many migrants and refugees disappointed by the hopes they had of a better life. A call to compassion and action so that migrants and refugees are better protected from violence, abuse, and injustice.
Ten Silver Coins: The Drylings of Acchora Before she ran away from the city of Vendor, Jill Strong was only known as a Daughter of Disgrace. Everything changes when she flees to the Forest and is given a treasure – ten silver coins – which she quickly loses. A novel for young audiences, the first in a series of three.
Wisdom For Everyday Living A study guide for the Proverbs featuring short stories, questions, and a poem or two to help lead groups into discussion about God’s view of wisdom, money, sex, and living well.
Remembering Names Andrew’s personal reflections from his time spent in Kenya working on the feature film E for Everyone.
Mephibosheth After recovering from a terrible car accident that rendered him a paraplegic, a man reflects on the new confines put on his life as he considers the limitations of life, faith, and love from a wheelchair.
30 Days of Prayer for the Voiceless A series of 14 short stories about gender-based injustice featured in a publication that has been translated into multiple languages and published around the world.
Nazar A young man tutors and Afghani refugee in English. Unable to communicate beyond simple words and gestures, the young man imagines Nazar’s flight from the Taliban to Canada.
Fridge for Thought From 2009-2012 Andrew did a regular poetry weekly feature on the web slapping verse and fridge magnets onto his lonely fridge.
So far a collection of poems that considers geographic locations and the locations of the heart.
Poem Pictures – Visual verse.
articles and features (recent)
The Gospel Writers Meet Andrew sits down with each of the Gospel writers for a series of candid interviews in the present day to discuss, among other subjects, suffering, the f-word, meaning in language, the Gospel, their personal poetics, cyborgs, and the apocalypse.
Adventures in Saying Yes to God The incredible biography of Kel Steiner a career missionary who established work in The Philippines and the South Pacific as he saw miracles, faced incredible dangers, and shared his faith around the globe.
Joseph a work of short fiction and verse, and a discourse on the biblical name. Centred on a modern day telling of a Joseph story, the narratives are connected by the graphic, prophetic dream sequences the characters share through the centuries.