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19/03 March 2019

19/03 March 2019

John G. Lake: Healing Rooms founder

by Rev. Dr. Ed & Janice Hird   What if most of the people in your family died from incurable illnesses? Born in St Mary’s in Ontario in 1870, John G. Lake moved with his family to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan in 1886. Eight of his siblings died, despite the best care from medical doctors. […]

19/03 March 2019

Fruit of the Spirit – Joy

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) What could be more compelling than the promise of lasting joy? Isn’t that what everyone is looking for? We might wonder if it’s even possible. […]

19/03 March 2019

Military chaplains serve God and country

by Jenny Schweyer   In a secular society where even the slightest references to God have been stripped from most public institutions, there remains one significant organization in Canada where the gospel is allowed to be proclaimed. Not only is it allowed, it is encouraged, to the point that leaders of faith are actively being […]

19/03 March 2019

Forgiving amidst a tsunami of grief

by Frank King   Did you notice the Christian element that was present during the Humboldt Broncos sentencing hearing? Just to recap, in late January, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu faced the families of the 16 people he killed when the semi-trailer he was driving in rural Saskatchewan plowed into a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey […]

19/03 March 2019

Lent

by Marion Van Driel   Breaking bread and drinking wine with His disciples just before his arrest, Jesus said, “Do this in remembrance of me.” He commanded them (and us) to partake in the embodied act of eating and drinking as a way of fellowship with Him and each other. We also utilize our bodies […]

19/03 March 2019

Rev. Dr. Michael Green (1930-2019)

Winsome and joyful pastor, theologian, and evangelist by Dan Rutherford   Many Christians across North America will reflect with sad fondness to the news of the death of Michael Green. In the late 80’s and early 90’s, Green was Professor of Evangelism and New Testament at Regent College in Vancouver where he inspired great numbers […]

19/03 March 2019

How green is Ireland?

Photo Credit:Tourism Ireland by Agnes Chung   As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, expect to see more green everywhere. The celebration on March 17 honours the “Apostle of Ireland”, Saint Patrick, a Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop who was instrumental in spreading the gospel in Ireland during the fifth century. “Dublin has the largest St. Patrick’s […]

19/03 March 2019

Marriage: Back to the basics

by Dr. Dave Currie   As the years go by, without the right attention, it’s not uncommon for a marital relationship to begin to waver – as in fade or grow apart. Routine, busyness, stress, baggage, assumptions and selfishness along with a host of other complexities can easily take their toll on a once dynamic […]

19/03 March 2019

Church Agency Collective

by Katie Pearn   A grassroots community of courage is working to help bring an end to sexual exploitation and sex trafficking in Calgary. The Church Agency Collective Against Sexual Exploitation is a gathering of representatives from churches and agencies, as well as concerned citizens who want to discover ways they can work together to […]