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19/01 Jan 2019

19/01 Jan 2019

Education Spotlight

Profiles on local schools   Glenmore Christian Academy Calgary Christian School Menno Simons Christian School Chinook Winds Adventist Academy Heritage Christian Academy Koininia Christian School           Glenmore Christian Academy Glenmore Christian Academy is a JK to Grade 9 faith-based private school located on a state-of-the-art, 10-acre campus in the southwest of […]

19/01 Jan 2019

Kevin’s picks for 2018 Album of the year

by Kevin Pollard   Lauren Daigle: Look Up Child, Centricity, 2018 With this sophomore album and her first single “You Say” Lauren Daigle has received both critical acclaim and chart-topping success. This is what I expected from this new artist, but the mainstream exposure through opportunities performing on The Ellen Show, Tonight Show with Jimmy […]

19/01 Jan 2019

Fire Exit Theatre premieres winning play, Evergreen

By Laureen F. Guenther   Evergreen, the 2018 winner of the Scripts on Fire New Play Competition, will be produced by Fire Exit Theatre, February 6 – 10. “It’s a play I started writing a little over 15 years ago when I was in my 20s, and just had an idea about two people connecting […]

19/01 Jan 2019

Scammers

by Lilianne Fuller   United Way reports that thirty percent of seniors live alone and are particularly vulnerable to becoming victims of a scam. Being starved for conversation, some people may allow anyone into their home who will talk to them. Similarly, on the telephone, if a person is lonely, they may engage in a […]

19/01 Jan 2019

The Bible and science: Jupiter – The grand planet

by Raymond Strom   Jupiter, the most massive planet in our solar system, is a fascinating object. It is so large, and with its prominent moons, becomes an object easily seen with even the least expensive telescopes or binoculars. It is called a gas giant, because a significant part of its mass is made up […]

19/01 Jan 2019

The impact of a penny

by Danielle Martell   To my dear friend Paula Trotter-Long: supplier of my World Vision piggy bank fish whom I nicknamed Gilbert – because Gilbert has gills. Gilbert the fish is reaching max capacity! It has come to my attention that supporting charities in Canada today has become a more expensive habit than was previously […]

19/01 Jan 2019

Probe-ing for meaning and purpose by Frank King

by Frank King   Even me, who figures anything with the words “Star Trek” in the title MUST be good, has to admit that not all the Star Trek movies were cinematic gems. But when I watched 1979’s Star Trek: The Motion PIcture for the first time in decades, I was struck by how the […]

19/01 Jan 2019

The Apostles Creed: I believe in the holy catholic church: the communion of saints

by Mark Grilus   The statement, holy catholic church must be understood in its original frame of reference. The church is holy because Jesus Christ is holy and we are His body. “Catholic” simply means universal, so when one believes in a holy catholic church, they mean a church that is part of the body […]

19/01 Jan 2019

A different kind of thrift store: ReStore

by Katie Pearn and Angelos Kyriakides   When people hear the words “thrift store,” lumber and flooring tiles aren’t usually the kind of items that come to mind. However if anyone were to venture into one of Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores, those are the kind of products they are likely to find. ReStores are thrift […]

19/01 Jan 2019

Masquerade Ministries

by Marcia Lee Laycock   It was in their first year of marriage that God called Roy and Tiffany Mitton to begin Masquerade Ministries. It takes its name from the song “Stained Glass Masquerade” by Casting Crowns. Part of the lyrics read: “… the invitation’s open to every heart that’s been broken. Maybe then we […]