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18/09 September 2018

18/09 September 2018

Higher Education Spotlight

Rocky Mountain College Prepare for ministry anywhere Re-think Bible College with Pathways, Rocky’s distributed learning model.  Study online, in a group, or at a partner location.  Rocky’s content remains the same but how we deliver it has changed.  Pathways removes barriers by bringing your education to you and helps you improve your life by developing […]

18/09 September 2018

Spotlight on Retreats

Spotlight on Retreats   Mount St. Francis Retreat Centre Mount St. Francis Retreat, located on the outskirts of Cochrane, Alberta and overlooking the Big Hill Creek Valley, is a Christian retreat centre. For those wishing time apart in intimacy with God, the Mount offers moments of silence within the hustle and bustle of modern life. […]

18/09 September 2018

“We’re not supposed to be sleeping together, are we?”

by Ken B. Dyck   Alex is 37 and earns his living as a professional groundskeeper at a local golf course.  He’s attended our church for just under a year and also enrolled in Freedom Session along with his wife…sort of. Alex and Cindy weren’t technically married…or legally married…or really married in anyone’s eyes except […]

18/09 September 2018

Thanksgiving with The Hoppers

by Alan Phillips   If you want to experience some of the best in Southern Gospel with your family this Thanksgiving season, the incredible multi-award winning family group The Hoppers are coming through town to West Meadows Baptist Church in Edmonton, and Bethany Chapel in Calgary on their Canadian Thanksgiving Concert Tour 2018.  Known as […]

18/09 September 2018

There is good work yet to do

an interview with Steve Bell   It’s been another busy year for me with the usual spate of concerts in churches across the continent. This has been the main focus of my work for the last thirty years and I still enjoy it as much as ever, as I have come to understand my vocation […]

18/09 September 2018

Taste and See at Fire Exit Theatre

By Laureen F. Guenther   Calgary’s Fire Exit Theatre will open its 17th season with the annual Taste and See event, September 21 at Calgary’s First Nazarene Church. The event is both a season launch celebration and a fundraiser. “We eat the best barbecue in town from Bubba Q’s,” says Val Lieske, Fire Exit’s artistic […]

18/09 September 2018

Downsizing

by Lilianne Fuller   There’s more to downsizing than simply moving. After living in a large family home for many years, a move can be daunting, especially if it’s to smaller surroundings. However, the rewards of future travel, embracing new interests or having a bigger nest egg can make the move well worth the effort. […]

18/09 September 2018

Grief lasts a lifetime

By Sharon Simpson   You already know this, but I’m going to write it anyway. Grief stays with you for your whole lifetime. It doesn’t matter that you were a child when it started or if you were elderly. It’s so very sad to hold the loss of someone you love and carry on through […]

18/09 September 2018

A minute for the persecuted church: China

Edited and submitted by Al Coats   On June 4 at 3:30 pm, local authorities raided Autumn Rain Covenant Church in Sichuan, China to summon pastor Wang Yi and preacher Li Yingqiang ahead of their scheduled prayer vigil for 1989 Tiananmen crackdown. Two hours later, pastor Wang Yi, his wife Jiang Rong, four preachers and […]

18/09 September 2018

Spiritual practices for the year: Service

by Marion Van Driel   The air was tense in the upper room. The disciples were gathered around Jesus, keenly aware of the unspoken problem; no servant was present to wash their mud-caked feet, and those of their Master. They were trying hard to ignore the elephant in the room – eyeing one another, wondering […]