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19/11 NOV 2019

19/11 NOV 2019

The Heart of Christmas – Brian Doerksen

by Marika Siewert   “Magical Lights”, “Just Before the Silent Night”, “Saddest Season”, and “Stille Nacht” are just a few of the titles you’re going to find on the brand-new, highly-anticipated Christmas album from Abbotsford native, and multi-award winning singer/songwriter, Brian Doerksen. The Heart of Christmas is Brian’s first-ever Christmas album, crowd-funded by his community […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Music Notes: Dove Awards

by Kevin Pollard   The milestone anniversary of the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards showcased the diverse genres within current Christian music, while giving props to the veterans who paved the way for these newcomers. The awards were televised on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on October 20. Highlights from the performances included Southern Gospel’s iconic […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Secret Grief

by Frank Dabbs   The New Testament and the teachings of Christ are silent about abortion, although in Jesus’ day, abortion induced by herbal potions was widely practiced throughout the Roman Empire. It is not silent about the unconditional love, enjoining Christ’s followers to fulfill his law of love by bearing one another’s burdens and […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Cranberries: health benefits

Photo Credit: Nikao Media   by Agnes Chung   Some people may argue that you can’t have turkey without cranberry sauce. I am not a cranberry sauce fan, but I like the holiday berry for its year-round health benefits. It’s a superfood packed with preventative properties. In North America, Indigenous people have long known about […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Do you remember?

by Sharon Simpson   “Do you remember?” is one of questions that anyone living with dementia will struggle to answer. It just slips off the tongue and the next thing you know, you’ve put them in the very difficult place of trying to do something (remember) that is not possible. It took me a while […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Hearing loss

by Lilianne Fuller   Psalm 139 tells us that our bodies are ‘fearfully and wonderfully’ made and you need not look any further than our ears to see the truth of that statement. Our ears are a combination of mechanics and electrical impulses that allow us to hear the faintest of whispers or the roar […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Dr. E. Stanley Jones: Global Firestarter

by Rev. Dr. Ed & Janice Hird   What if we told you that in his lifetime, Dr. E. Stanley Jones was the most widely-read spiritual author in the entire world, with 28 books, some selling millions of copies? Time Magazine called him the world’s greatest missionary. In 1964, Time stated that Jones’ “fame overseas […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Fruit of the Spirit: Self Control

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)   The final characteristic on this familiar list stands out rather negatively in relation to the others. Self-control is an attribute that has become increasingly […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Hands and feet and sandwiches

by Laureen F. Guenther Three times a month, Annette Hedley drives from her home in Spruce Grove into downtown Edmonton, to hand out 100 peanut butter and jam sandwiches. In her everyday life, Hedley is a Welcome Wagon representative. But six years ago, on a missions trip to California, she volunteered at a street mission, […]

19/11 NOV 2019

Freedom for prisoners

by Katie Pearn “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour.” Luke 4: […]