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19/10 Oct 2019

A woman of courage

by Cheryl Edwards   Medgine Mathurin is a woman who exudes strength in the face of pain. She is a woman of courage. Mathurin is 30 years of age, originally from Haiti, and moved to Canada at age 11, and is now living in Edmonton. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Healthy life, healthy lungs

By Lilianne Fuller   The ability to breathe is something we take for granted, until we can’t. For over 10 percent of Albertans, the struggle to breathe is a daily one. Our lungs serve two very important functions. First, and most obvious, they are the means by which we breathe, but lungs also cleanse the […]

19/09 Sep 2019

Those feet were made for walking

By Lilianne Fuller   To maintain good overall health, doctors recommend walking at least 10,000 steps a day. In addition, numerous studies declare this is a great way to keep off excess pounds, make our bodies more flexible, and improve mental acuity. But in order to walk 10,000 steps a day, it’s important to protect […]

19/06 June 2019

Lifting up others

by Dr. Dave Currie   ‘To encourage’ by definition means to give support, to foster confidence and to bring hope. The breadth of its current usage in our culture means that to encourage equally means to inspire, to uplift, to stimulate, to spur on, to validate, to affirm, to hearten, to motivate, to back, to […]

18/11 November 2018

The risks of skin cancer

by Lilianne Fuller   When Julia noticed a small growth on her left calf, she didn’t give it much thought. The growth first appeared 16 years ago and wasn’t troublesome. When it started to bleed, she showed it to her family doctor, who then referred her to a dermatologist. Her dermatologist removed a portion of […]

18/11 November 2018

Christians and Cannabis

by Jack Taylor   What do we do with cannabis now that we can’t say it’s illegal anymore? A CBC survey says that 55 percent of Canadians aren’t ready for this even though we already have the highest rates of cannabis usage in the world. What would a survey of our churches say? For medical […]

18/10 October 2018

Stan Squires at 94, strength restored after Kish’s treatments

by Laureen F. Guenther   Stan Squires of Calgary just celebrated his 94th birthday, he lives independently in his own house, and still has – and uses – a driver’s license. “I go to church twice on Sunday, once Thursday evening,” he says, “and people say, ‘Are you sure of your age?’ I say, ‘I […]

18/09 September 2018

“We’re not supposed to be sleeping together, are we?”

by Ken B. Dyck   Alex is 37 and earns his living as a professional groundskeeper at a local golf course.  He’s attended our church for just under a year and also enrolled in Freedom Session along with his wife…sort of. Alex and Cindy weren’t technically married…or legally married…or really married in anyone’s eyes except […]

18/06 June 2018

Ask God to show you the next step

by Caroline Georgieff   That is the question that was asked by the sweetest stranger I have ever met.  This treasured older sister overheard me talking with a couple of ladies in Sunday class as I shared a personal struggle with them. She then followed the Lord’s prompting to approach me.   She explained I […]