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19/02 Feb 2019

19/02 Feb 2019

Investing hope

by Katie Pearn   When Jim Frantz, founder of Investing Hope Foundation, first visited Colombia in 1986, he could never have guessed the adventure God had planned for him there, or the real dangers where he would need faith in the face of fear. As a student at the University of Minnesota, he was originally […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Encountering God

Living Stones Church in Red Deer will host Encounter 2019 on Saturday, April 6, 9am – 4pm. A day for women of all ages to come together and rise into their God-given destiny. “We are excited for what God has in store for His daughters. Despite the challenges we face daily, we know that God […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Tuesday downtown church service at 12:15 precisely

by Katie Pearn   First Baptist Church in Calgary is providing the downtown crowd with a different kind of food over their lunch breaks. On the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, the church hosts a lunchtime service where busy professionals can come and get fed from the word. This unique service began when […]

19/02 Feb 2019

A minute for the persecuted church: Vietnam

edited and submitted by Al Coats   Due to its ethnic background and high percentage of practicing Christians, Vietnam’s Hmong community is often targeted and harassed by both the government and neighboring communities. In a communist country where Christianity is often seen as unpatriotic or a threat to the regime, Hmong Christians constantly face discrimination, […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Coldest Night of the Year brings out friends and families

by Laureen F. Guenther   On February 23, Canadians across the country will step out of warm homes to walk in the Coldest Night of the Year. They’re raising money for agencies that support people living in homelessness. The Mustard Seed is hosting Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) events in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Fruit of the Spirit: Love

by Marion Van Driel   But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. (Galatians 5:22,23) In our introduction last month to this series on spiritual fruit, we noted that the Spirit produces one fruit with nine characteristics within the believer. […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Sharpen Conference: Sharpen your skills, your vision and your heart

by Joyce Rempel Coming to Calgary May 2-4, 2019, Sharpen Conference welcomes a diverse and gifted team of presenters from Bethel Conservatory of the Arts in Redding, California as well as Nashville recording group Here Be Lions, and local worship collective, HopefulSon. In its seventh year, Sharpen is one of the largest conferences in southern […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Summer jobs grants update

by Jack Taylor By now, organizations have applied, or not applied, for the summer jobs grants (deadline January 25th). The poke in the eye worked. Churches all over Canada woke up when the Summer Jobs program set up a values test with an attestation statement that tied them to support for the government’s pro-abortion stance. […]

19/02 Feb 2019

Missions Spotlight

Profiles of Missions and Ministries   Christian Service Brigade Christian Friends of Israel World Vision SeedCare Childcare International HART International Relief World Impact Ministries Canada Institute of Linguistics God’s Littlest Angels People International Aftercare Northern Canada Evangelical Mission Capernwray Quebec           Christian Service Brigade Christian Service Brigade and the churches of […]