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19/04 April 2019

19/04 April 2019

The cost John Chau was willing to pay

MISSIONS FEST ALBERTA   Dear Friends, Our hearts have been saddened in recent days, to learn of the death of one of our All Nations workers. I’m sure you have heard of this in the news. John Chau died after being attacked by bows and arrows as he attempted to engage with an unreached tribe […]

19/04 April 2019

The Bible and science: Uranus – Another Gas Giant

(Image Credit: NASA)   by Raymond Strom   Moving out from Saturn, we come to Uranus, the third in the planets categorized as a gas giant. Like the other gas giants, it should not exist for the same reasons. But it does. This pastel-blue coloured planet is unique in many ways. If one believes in […]

19/04 April 2019

Fire Exit Theatre produces award-winning Sacrament

by Laureen F. Guenther   Fire Exit Theatre is producing the world premiere of Sacrament by Edmonton-based playwright, Gilbert da Silva. The show runs May 8 to 12 in Calgary’s Engineered Air Theatre. The script of Sacrament won Fire Exit Theatre’s Scripts on Fire Playwriting Competition in 2017. Val Lieske, artistic director of Fire Exit […]

19/04 April 2019

Rosebud Theatre hosts silent auction

by Laureen F. Guenther   Rosebud Theatre is hosting a silent auction of five paintings, open for bidding until April 27. Well-known Calgary artists Audrey Mabee, William Duma, Joan Sveen, Mychael Maier, and Ernie Klassen created the works. Audrey Mabee’s painting A Good Place for a Cowboy is one of the paintings available for auction. […]

19/04 April 2019

Eight steps to meaningful life work

by Joyce Rempel   Are you in the middle of your career and want to transition into a different field? A new graduate seeking direction for your career? Do you need help resolving a work conflict? There are resources, tools and experts available to guide you through such challenges. Connie Covey at www.CareerPlan.ca is one […]

19/04 April 2019

Dead Sea Scrolls: The latest cave discovery

(Photo Credit: Casey L. Olsen and Oren Gutfeld – Remnants of Parchment when removed from jug found in Q12 Cave)   by Agnes Chung   Few artifacts have captured the curiosity and excitement of Christians and Jews more than the Dead Sea Scrolls, which contain passages of the Old Testament. Every book of the Hebrew […]

19/04 April 2019

Fear Not

by Frank Dabbs   Book readers of a certain age, who grew up in evangelical homes, will remember Sunday afternoons when devout parents restricted reading to Christian literature. Staples of Sunday reading included missionary stories, C.S. Lewis’ Narnia tales, Bible-informed family and romance fiction – and John Bunyan’s, Pilgrim’s Progress. First published in 1678, one […]

19/04 April 2019

Easter

by Darell Johnson   I wish there was a way the whole world could know the wonder emerging from the Easter Story. What happened on the first Easter morning, when the woman went to the tomb, found it empty, and heard angelic messengers declare, “He is risen!”, affects everything in the human condition. Let me […]

19/04 April 2019

George Whitefield: Waking up to the Fire of Christ

(Photo: George Whitefield, painting by Joseph Badger)   by Rev. Dr. Ed & Janice Hird   When is the last time that your pastor had to be hoisted, like George Whitefield, through a window into your crowded church building, because there was no other way in? The Rev. George Whitefield (1714 – 1770) took part […]

19/04 April 2019

Fruit of the Spirit : Peace

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) “Don’t bug me! Just give me some peace!” Life is often far from peaceful. Pressing demands find us ill at ease, if not in full-blown […]