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19/09 Sep 2019

19/09 Sep 2019

A Thanksgiving meal at the Dream Centre

Thanksgiving is on its way, and all over the city, Calgarians are looking forward to holiday feasting and quality time with family. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving isn’t a celebratory season for everyone. Plenty of people in Calgary and beyond will be spending the holiday outside, cold, alone, and hungry. Most have experienced a sense of dignity and […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Using banana cake to share Jesus’ love

By Laureen F. Guenther   Jeff and Kourtney Kurylo have experienced God’s radical hope and healing, and they’re intentionally sharing those gifts with others. Jeff Kurylo started using meth when he was a teenager. He got tangled in criminal activity, lived for a while on the streets and served prison time. But in 2012, God […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Rivers International Christian College: a college on the uprise

by Cheryl B. Edwards   In accordance with 2 Timothy 2:15; Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth (KJV). At Rivers International Christian College, their mission is for every student to be able to divide the word of truth. Rivers International Christian […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Calgary, one of the stops on Operation Christmas Child’s ‘Discover the story’ Canadian tour

Samaritan’s Purse is hitting the road this year to tell Christians how God is using gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to transform lives around the world. Centennial Presbyterian Church, 103 Pinetown Place NE., is hosting the Calgary stop on Saturday, Sep. 21 from 10 to 11:30 am The event is free; just RSVP at www.SamaritansPurse.ca/discoverthestory. […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Bernie Smith: a life lived well

by Frank Dabbs   A phrase from Nehemiah 8:10, “the joy of the Lord is your strength” aptly describes Bernie Smith’s 60-year freelance ministry of worship and music that God halted on August 2 when Bernie’s mortal life ended in Calgary. He was 89 years old. In September 1958, recent Kent University, Ohio journalism graduate, […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Anne Snyder, the new Editor-in-Chief of Comment Magazine

by Danielle Martell   “Comment is more than a magazine; it’s a movement.” These are the words used to describe Comment’s journal published by the Cardus think tank based in Ontario, with current plans underway to expand into the United States. If you have never had the opportunity to subscribe to Comment, you may want […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Preventing your own divorce

The soft heart approach by Dr. Dave Currie   “I have yet to see a marriage fall apart where both hearts are soft towards God.” Let it sink in. Then, read it again. The message is so true. You can bet your life and future on it. In over four decades of marriage and family […]

19/09 Sep 2019

The Wilberforce Project

by Frank Dabbs   The Wilberforce Project is Alberta’s new political conscience. The recently-elected socially-conservative government has refused to come to terms with 13,240 abortions each year in the province, a number acknowledged by the Abortion Rights Coalition. The Wilberforce Project has made a long-term commitment to building a political force of volunteers and political […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Susanna Wesley: Mother on Fire

by Rev. Dr. Ed & Janice Hird   Never underestimate the power of a praying mom. Has your life been impacted by a sacrificial mother who would never give up? Born in 1669, Susanna Wesley raised up two of Christianity’s most gifted leaders, John and Charles Wesley. Susanna, was the twenty-fifth of twenty-five siblings. Her […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Fruit of the Spirit: Faithfulness

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) Patience and gentleness are two peas in a pod. In his book, Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit, Christopher J. H. Wright contends that, “if […]