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18/12 Dec 2018

18/12 Dec 2018

Spiritual practices for the year: Celebration

by Marion Van Driel   It seems rather odd to think of celebration as a discipline. Isn’t celebration a significant part of our human DNA? Workweek drudgery is softened by anticipation of weekend fun – a mentality not necessarily restricted to secular culture. In the Christian community, we too, often feel the need to ‘let […]

18/12 Dec 2018

Faith, hope and mystery: Christmas: ‘Til the soul felt its worth

by Frank King   O holy night! The stars are brightly shining It is the night of our dear Saviour’s birth Long lay the world in sin and error pining ‘Til He appeared and the soul felt its worth. I’ll bet you don’t have to think long to match the melody with the lyrics of […]

18/12 Dec 2018

28 private schools refuse to bow

by Jack Taylor   Since being sworn in as Minister of Education on May 24, 2015 in Alberta, Edmonton-Calder MLA David Eggen, has created waves for private schools. On November 14, he threatened to pull funding ($32.5 million) from 28 private schools (with 4000 students) still holding out from his edict around GSAs (Gay/Straight Alliance […]

18/12 Dec 2018

A closer look at St. Nicholas

by Agnes Chung   Santa Claus is perhaps the most popular cultural icon at Christmas. Most of us think of the jolly man’s charitable gift-giving and hearty “ho ho ho.” But to get to a true picture of who St. Nick was in his day (the 300s AD), take a trip to Bari, Italy, where […]

18/12 Dec 2018

Children through the eyes of Jesus

by Dr. Dave Currie   I was Jesus once. For the very last weekend I served as Pastor at Northview Community Church in Abbotsford, I wrote and directed a drama for Easter. In the drama I was Jesus. At one point, someone wanted to talk to me so I was summoned out of the green […]