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Taking delight in the dance

by Sharon Simpson   “Dance, dance wherever you may be. I am the Lord of the dance, said He. And I’ll lead you all wherever you may be. I’ll lead you all in the dance, said He.” Do you recognize this song? Written in the 1960’s this song is a contagious melody that shares the […]

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Singles and the church – part of the family

by Marion Van Driel   Today’s Christian church honours marriage and family as a lifestyle that glorifies God. After all, God created man and woman to compliment each other, to work together and to procreate the earth. He gave man and woman to each other for comfort, care and company, and blessed them with children. […]

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LifeLight New Testament

for First Nations communities   by Marion Van Driel A new version of the LifeLight New Testament, written especially for Canadian First Nations people will soon be available for distribution. The term ‘life light’ refers to Jesus in John 1 of The Message. This new edition includes stories from some First Nations leaders who share […]

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God sent His son into the world

There is a simplicity to the Gospel. God sent His Son into the world, born of a woman, to redeem us, so that we would be adopted as God’s children. The whole story of our history seems to be summed up in these words. Our need for a saviour, a healer, and God’s desire for […]

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Transformed by Scripture

by Keri Langley   We want to encourage folks to read, engage with and celebrate the Bible. At the Light Magazine, this has been our decided response to a study released earlier this year by the Canadian Bible Forum. The study found that the number of Christians reading their Bibles once a week had dropped […]

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Youth reading the Bible

by Keri Langley   Connecting with God’s Word, is often about much more than simply reading a text. Bible engagement is reading, accepting, applying, interacting with and having conversations here and now about the truth that was written long ago, and far away. And perhaps the demographic that needs (and also exemplifies) Bible-based conversation the […]

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Prayer for the Persecuted Church

I.S.I.S. didn’t start persecution . . .  by Mel Wiebe   Martyred in Iraq, Rebekah and Ali’s story by Greg Musselman   I.S.I.S. didn’t start persecution . . . by Mel Wiebe   We have heard a lot about ISIS and the horrible deeds they are committing against Christians in Iraq and Syria. It is just […]

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Thanks that comes from giving

by Randy Barnetson   A discontented person thinks about what they don’t have and is miserable. A contented person thinks about what they do have and is thankful. But a truly blessed person thinks about how they can share what God has given them with others. We show our gratitude and thanksgiving to God by […]

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When God speaks your language

by Keri Langley   When he gets to the other side of the Jordan River, Danny Foster says among the first things he plans to ask God is what, exactly, did He have in mind when He created so many different languages? Not that Foster minds language diversity or anything. Quite the contrary – he […]

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Engineering change around the world

by Marion Van Driel   Two recent graduates and one current student of UBC’s Engineering Program spent part of their summer bringing hope to specific communities scattered across the globe. Volunteering with Engineering Ministries International (EMI), Emma Brown, Luke Lee and Herman Wong served as interns on teams using their engineering skills on projects to […]