Joshua Canada is a nonprofit and higher education professional who has served and provided leadership within a number of nonprofits, churches, and educational institutions. Joshua serves on the Local Board of Administration of the Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara and sat on the founding board of Uffizi Missional Order. He is a hip-hop & jazz aficionado, percussionist, avid reader, amateur cook, creative soul, and madly in love with his wife Alyssa and daughter Maya Lin. 

They Don’t Want Us to Get Married
By Joshua Canada

It was an unusually warm March night in Northern Indiana. The expansive Midwestern sky was illuminated with starlight, but the beauty of the night was dimmed by the ire in my heart.