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Dr. Brian Walsh is an author, theologian, activist and farmer. He served for almost twenty-five years as a Christian Reformed campus minister to the University of Toronto, where he founded the Wine Before Breakfast community. He is also co-curator of the website, Empire Remixed.



Brian has written and co-written numerous books including:
Kicking at the Darkness: Bruce Cockburn and the Christian Imagination (Brazos Press, 2011);

Romans Disarmed: Resisting Empire, Demanding Justice (Brazos Press, 2019) and
Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire (IVP, 2004), both with Sylvia Keesmaat;

Beyond Homelessness: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement (Eerdmans, 2008), with Steve Bouma-Prediger;

Truth is Stranger Than It Used to Be: Biblical Faith in a Postmodern Age (IVP, 1996), with J. Richard Middleton.

Brian has taught at the Institute for Christian Studies, Wycliffe College and Trinity College, as well as for the Creation Care Studies Program in Belize and New Zealand. He is a Fellow of the University of St. Michael’s College.

Brian lives at Russet House Farm, an off-grid permaculture farm in the Kawartha Lakes on the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg, with Sylvia Keesmaat and a fluctuating number of people and animals.