Serving Greater Vancouver & the Fraser Valley
17/08 August 2017

17/08 August 2017

A land of contrasts: Scotland’s Outer Hebrides

by Angelika Dawson   Rugged, rocky mountains. White, gold, silver beaches. Blue, teal, crystal clear water. Peat bog, grassy dunes, flower-strewn machair. Narrow, twisty, single-track roads. Vast sky. Wind. This describes Scotland’s Outer Hebrides in 25 words or less. My husband John and I explored this archipelago of islands in June. We began our journey […]

17/08 August 2017

Hostile Headlines

by Arnold Machel   “If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 (The Living Bible) Tuesday (9:32AM) – call from J.S. “Hey Arnold, I’m hearing terrible things about the US. I think I want to pull any US investments and re-allocate them to Canada. What do you think?” Tuesday […]

17/08 August 2017

All Saints planting good seeds for movie goers

by Keri Vermeulen   The seeds we sow in Christian life are not only metaphorical, they are sometimes quite literal. Such was the case with Reverend Michael Spurlock, a pastor who heard and followed direction from God to keep his quaint country church – slated for closure – alive by farming the land it sat […]

17/08 August 2017

Music Reviews

By Kevin Pollard   Tauren Wells: Hills & Valleys, Reunion, 2017 After two albums and five years as the frontman of pop/R&B band Royal Taylor, Tauren Wells made the difficult decision to break away to pursue a solo career. His debut full-length solo album Hills and Valleys is probably the best album I have heard […]

17/08 August 2017

The EX-Factor

by Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie   “My husband and I are both on our second marriage. Our problem is his ex-wife. She’s always in his face, whether it’s about the kids, or money…if it’s not one thing, it’s another. We’re both so stressed about it that we end up fighting. I don’t want our […]

17/08 August 2017

Summer Fun

Cultus Lake Adventure Park –   Enter to Win Tickets to Cultus Lake Adventure Park or Cultus Lake Water Park. Send your name, address and phone number to events@lightmagazine.ca Crazy Creek Resort Bear Creek Park Train and Mini Golf Lights Up Musical theatre school Bridal Falls Waterpark Chilliwack River Rafting Peninsula Runners TD Vancouver Chinatown […]

17/08 August 2017

From Coquitlam to Sri Lanka

Gospel and Mission Series from Missonsfest   by Sandra Crawford   When our newly formed Missions Committee announced the destination for our spring trip, Sri Lanka was an interesting and exciting prospect. However, for a mere ten days (seven days on the ground) it seemed a long way to go, considering travel time, jet lag […]

17/08 August 2017

Faith under fire

by Keri Vermeulen   The congregation of Cariboo Christian Life Fellowship (CCLF) in 108 Mile, BC, had been so excited about the month of July. The church had planned to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday all month long, with music, parties, Friday night gatherings and special Sunday sermons where Lead Pastor Rick Barker would preach through […]

17/08 August 2017

Jumpstart social enterprise with a Biblical mission

by Agnes Chung   You want to be a change-maker. To transform your innovative ideas into rewarding solutions, to advance social and sustainability impact – and make the world a better place to live. A growing cadre of BC companies is doing just that. BC is progressively gaining global recognition as a hub for social […]

17/08 August 2017

Building community, transforming lives

by Adrian Prasad David Morgan, pastor of the newly founded church plant, Eden Whalley, calls Whalley “Greater Vancouver’s forgotten child.” The City of Surrey has worked hard in the last few years to create a new image for its infamous town center by building the new city hall and beautiful apartments within Whalley’s core. Though […]