About Me

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Wayne Northey retired as Director of Man-to-Man/Woman-to-Woman – Restorative Christian Ministries (M2/W2) in British Columbia, Canada in 2014.   He has been active in the criminal justice arena and a keen promoter of Restorative Justice since 1974. 

 He has published in this field for many years, including: with Pierre Allard a chapter on “Christianity: the Rediscovery of Restorative Justice”, in The Spiritual Roots of Restorative Justice, Michael L. Hadley, editor, Albany: State University of New York SUNY Press, 2001; co-authored with Hugh Kirkegaard, “The Sex Offender as Scapegoat: Vigilante Violence and a Faith Community Response”, in the anthology, God At Work, Ottawa: Chaplaincy, Correctional Services Canada (or available at this website; and published a chapter about the atonement and restorative justice in the collection of essays: Stricken by God?: Nonviolent Identification and the Victory of Christ, edited by Brad Jersak and Michael Hardin, Abbotsford: Fresh Wind Press and Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.  Other articles may be found here; in 2018 he supplied a chapter in part dealing with Restorative Justice for Hellrazed?, Columbia, SC: CreateSpace, 2017. He republished a novel on Western Christianity and violence in 2015: Chrysalis Crucible, Abbotsford: Fresh Wind Press.  More on the novel is here

Beginning in September 2018 he is also publishing a series titled Justice That Transforms, Kindle Direct Publishing — a collection of Restorative Justice writings.

Like all people of faith, he is on an uncertain journey of discovery.