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19/03 March 2019

19/03 March 2019

Music: Covenant Awards, upcoming concerts and more

by Kevin Pollard   Covenant Award Winners The 40th Annual Covenant Awards presented by GMA Canada took place in Edmonton, January 24 as Canadian Christian Music was celebrated. Top honours went to the band, The Color, who won six awards including Group of the Year, Album of the Year and Radio Song of the Year. […]

19/03 March 2019

Rosebud Theatre opens season with Steve Martin musical

by Laureen F. Guenther   Rosebud Theatre opens its 2019 season with the Canadian debut of Bright Star, a musical by comedian Steve Martin and singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, on the Opera House stage from March 29 to May 25. In the Blue Ridge Mountains in the 1920s, a teenaged girl named Alice became pregnant and […]

19/03 March 2019

The power in a Hymn

by Sharon Simpson   Many churches have faced the “worship wars” – the battles of music preference. The battle has been so significant that generations break apart and create separate worship styles. My husband and I once visited a large church in California that had separate buildings on the same campus, each featuring various worship […]

19/03 March 2019

The Bible and science: Saturn – The ringed planet

by Raymond Strom   Saturn is a planet that has long fascinated astronomers largely because of its beautiful and amazing rings. As another gas-giant planet, it holds some enigmatic mysteries in its structure. Saturn is made primarily of hydrogen, and as such, the planet has a very low density. Like Jupiter, it really should not […]

19/03 March 2019

The Apostles Creed: The resurrection of the body

by Mark Grilus   At the second coming of Jesus, there will be a general resurrection of all mankind. (Isaiah 26:19; Daniel 12:1-3; Act 24:15) This resurrection will be of the righteous and the unrighteous. That this resurrection and judgement occur at the same time is evident from Matthew 25:31-46. This judgement occurs at the […]

19/03 March 2019

An open door for Calgary seniors

by Joyce Rempel   After retirement, many seniors face isolation. For those seeking a place to belong and a sense of purpose, the Open Door Senior’s Fellowship offers just that. Situated in the downtown core, this volunteer-run group supports and engages older adults in a safe, welcoming space designed for connection, conversation, and fun. Located […]

19/03 March 2019

Soli Deo Gloria

Missions Fest Alberta   by Paul Estabrooks  

19/03 March 2019

Master’s Academy concert choir earns national honours

The Grade 4-6 Concert Choir is coming off an impressive top 10 finish in a recent music competition which attracted more than a thousand entries from across the country. Not content to rest on their laurels, however, the students are looking to turn things up another notch for upcoming competitions. Music teachers, Cheri Peters and […]

19/03 March 2019

A minute for the persecuted church: Evin Prison, Iran

edited and submitted by Al Coats   This February marked the 40-year anniversary of the founding of the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. Over the last four decades, the regime has cultivated an institutional tool of repression so dark that it has earned an international reputation as a type of “torture factory.” Officially, however, it […]

19/03 March 2019

Calgary event aims to offer developing world’s women strength, hope and dignity

by Frank King What if she was free from poverty, violence, and exploitation? What if she had strength, hope, and dignity? What if you could help make that happen? Those are the questions Samaritan’s Purse will be answering March 7 at a special Calgary fundraising event to celebrate International Women’s Day. In partnership with generous […]