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19/02 Feb 2019

19/02 Feb 2019

Education Spotlight – Spring 2019

Profiles on local schools   Koinonia Christian School Menno Simons Christian School Calgary Christian School Heritage Christian Academy       Koinonia Christian School Koinonia Christian School Red Deer is a preschool – grade 12 campus committed to a biblical standard of spiritual and academic excellence. KCS-Red Deer is fully accredited by Alberta Education and […]

19/02 Feb 2019

The ABC’s of hugging

by Dr. Dave Currie   Hugging is one of the core expressions of connection between human beings. We have come to know that affection, affirmation, attention and appreciation toward a developing child by their parent is critical to a little person’s development of a sense of worth and well-being in life. As the child grows […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Hope’s Creed

by Joyce Rempel   Hope’s Creed is a new band turning heads in Alberta’s Christian music scene. After releasing their first EP in 2017, the Calgary-based worship collective won a spot to perform in 2018 at No Greater Love. They opened concerts in Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton for Nashville artist, Jason Gray. They also […]

19/02 Feb 2019

What’s happening in Christian TV

Offering creative ways to interact with viewers in 2019, Christian television in Canada has familiar favourites, Christian-centred news and unique programs on ZoomerMedia’s two conventional television stations. FaithTV – formerly Hope TV – is a lifestyle television service in Canada devoted to broadcasting Christian and local programming. As the nation’s faith station, FaithTV offers inspirational […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Spotlight on music

Reviews by Kevin Pollard   Chris Tomlin: Holy Roar, Sparrow Records, 2018 Veteran worship leader and songwriter Chris Tomlin releases his eighth album, Holy Roar, with the title track that declares that we are approaching God to give Him what He is worthy of: a holy roar of worship. “Praise Him Forever” is a fun, […]

19/02 Feb 2019

God is with you even when days are dark

by Sharon Simpson   I’ve only been to one funeral where the grievers were less than ten people. It was the funeral of a dear friend’s aunt. My husband was the officiant, I was in the duet. Our friend said the eulogy and his wife, daughter and son-in-law were the choir. The elderly woman who […]

19/02 Feb 2019

How AI technology is influencing and changing our lives

by Agnes Chung Photo Credit: Kevin Bhagat   Imagine! You wake up in the morning. Your mirror reads you the morning news while you brush your teeth. It plays your favourite songs when your shower is on, and tells your microwave to cook your breakfast. All these tasks are made possible with artificial intelligence (AI). […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Aimee Semple McPherson: Canadian fire-starter

by Rev Dr Ed & Janice Hird   What if we told you that Aimee Semple McPherson was the most famous North American woman in the 1920s? How is it that a Canadian farm girl impacted the lives of millions around the world? Pastor Barry Buzza, former National Leader of the Canadian Foursquare Churches comments, […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Seek Justice Summit

by Katie Pearn   When you hear the terms ‘human trafficking’ or ‘sexual violence and exploitation’, what comes to mind? For some, it may bring up horrifying scenes from movies like Taken, or images of foreign women trapped against their wills. These types of images certainly represent part of the issue, but it may be […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Jesus: the “ultimate sanitation engineer”

by Frank King   My wife and I do a lot of reading in bed each night before turning out the lights. She uses a Kindle and I go with old-school paper. The advantage for me is I can—and do—utilize a highlighter to remember words that resonate on a spiritual level. Here are some highlights […]