Serving Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton and surrounding areas

18/09 September 2018

Dr. Livingstone…I presume

by Rev. Dr. Ed and Janice Hird   While recently teaching on marriage in East Africa to tens of thousands, we asked many Africans what they thought about Dr. David Livingstone. It was encouraging to learn how fondly he is remembered in Africa. Some other westerners may have come to exploit, but Livingstone came to […]

18/07 July 2018

God’s love for inmates and ex-offenders

by Laureen F. Guenther   After-Care Ministries brings love in God’s name to inmates and ex-offenders of Calgary’s provincial correctional facilities. Showing love in many ways The volunteer-run organization hosts weekly chapel services for inmates at Calgary Correctional Centre, and chapels for men and women at Calgary Remand Centre. John Hiscox, After-Care’s Executive Director, says […]

18/03 March 2018

Joining forces to fight sexual exploitation

by Katie Pearn Photo credit: Rick Erlendson From the story of Tamar in Genesis, to the modern-day scourge of human trafficking, or the revelations of the #MeToo movement; it seems sexual exploitation has always been with us and always will. And this is not a problem that only occurs in faraway places – chances are […]

18/01 January 2018

New Canadian Friendship Centre: loving God, loving people

By Laureen F. Guenther   Xian Dong moved to Canada from China in 2011 after marrying a Canadian. She visited the New Canadian Friendship Centre (NCFC) to study English while her young sons received care. “They just every day welcome everyone and you can see the love from them,” said Xian Dong, about the staff […]