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Grandparenting – it rocks!

By Dr. Dave Currie “Had I known that grandchildren would be so much fun, I would have had them first.” This often-quoted humorous expression warmly shows how deep the feelings of attraction and affection can be toward these new little ones within the family. But until you’ve had a grandchild, you really won’t understand this. […]

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Is human life expendable?

By Angelos Kyriakedes This is the fundamental question behind Canada’s Medical assistance in dying (MAID) laws and its attempted revisions under Bill C-7 this October.  Bill C-14 originally became law in 2016 and made it legal for people with “reasonably foreseeable” deaths to receive assistance in dying from a physician. Along with this clause, the […]

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IDOP – COVID 19 and persecution in Iran, yet the church grows

November 1 – International Day of Prayer for the persecuted church   By Greg Musselman The nation of Iran has the largest rate of growth of Christianity in the world! This is happening in spite of an oppressive Islamic government that imprisons and tortures the followers of Jesus who share the Gospel or have converted […]

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Books, Music, DVD’s – From your local Christian Bookstore

Please order from your local Christian bookstore   Better Books & Bibles, Calgary – www.betterbooksandbibles.com – 403-233-2409 Christian Book & Record, Edmonton – www.christianbookandrecord.ca – 780-478-2798 Kennedy’s Parable, Red Deer – www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com – 403-342-7477 The Bookstore on Perron, St. Albert – www.bookstoreonperron.com – 780-458-3155 The Fig Tree Christian Books and Gifts, Edmonton – www.figtreebooks.ca – 780-443-2066     Recommended by Better Books and […]

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When anxiety bullies you and your marriage

by Barbara Wilson Psy.D.   Life was good. The kids were raised and doing well. Our marriage was great, and I’d just begun graduate school, fulfilling a dream of my own. Life couldn’t have been better. But then suddenly I stopped sleeping. Night after night as I lay awake, I could feel the anxiety pushing in on […]

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A truly international ministry

By David Rodrigeuz The greatest success has been the manifestation and faithfulness of God in the 32 years of our congregation since it was founded. Our congregation is composed of over 20 different nationalities, albeit all Spanish speakers but certainly with different cultures and backgrounds.  We do not promote one over the other.  We celebrate […]

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From included to belonging: Pastor Jenn Burnett of The Well

By Christina Van Starkenberg As Jenn Burnett and I sat down via Zoom to chat, her youngest child kept popping in and out of the camera range asking for snacks, a playmate, and a cuddle buddy. Another one of her children graciously found her younger sibling something to eat and so we had a few […]

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Bless children in need with Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts

National Collection Week—when everyone’s boxes are to be at Collection Centers—is Nov. 18-24 Canada’s 2020 Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection season starts today. Individuals, families, churches, businesses, sports teams, and community groups are now packing shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, and hygiene items, plus personal notes and photos, to be delivered to children in need […]

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Christian History – Opponents and persecutions of the early church

By Mark Grilus As the Gospel spread throughout the known world in the early 100’s and 200’s, its unique message of Jesus as the only way of salvation, would gain the attention of certain philosophers, who would question the beliefs and practices of the new religion.   Fronto – Slanderous arguments Marcus Cornelius Fronto (c. […]

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The Cross Maker series by Jack A. Taylor

The Cross Maker First-century Palestine is a hotbed of political, cultural, and religious intrigue. Caleb ben Samson, a carpenter from Nazareth, and Sestus Aurelius, a Roman centurion, both want peace. Can this unlikely partnership accomplish what nothing else has accomplished before? Can they bring about peace through the power of the cross? And what role […]