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18/01 January 2018

18/01 January 2018

Dog gone

by Phil Callaway   My mother sang me nursery rhymes—to prepare me for the perils of life, I suppose. Nursery rhymes in which Little Bo Peep lost her sheep, blind mice lost their tails, and Humpty Dumpty lost his balance and was never quite able to pull himself together again. I listened as weasels went […]

18/01 January 2018

Goal setting: “aim at nothing, you’ll hit it for sure”

by Arnold Machel, CFP®   “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” – Neil Armstrong Do you remember where you were on July 20th, 1969 when Neil Armstrong spoke the sentence (above) from the moon’s surface? Neil was the first person ever to take that step.  His historic trip was the […]

18/01 January 2018

Sexual misconduct: making church a safe place

by Marion Van Driel   Allegations of Kevin Spacey’s sexual misconduct unleashed a spate of long-held, shameful secrets in the world of entertainment and politics. Given the prevalent guilt and embarrassment victims typically experience, one can only guess how many other women have hidden their pain away. Sadly, the Church has been far from immune […]

18/01 January 2018

Discipleship – an urgent concern

by Peter Biggs 12 MONTHS – 12 MINISTRIES Each month will focus on one of these 12 areas of church ministry: •DISCIPLESHIP  •WORSHIP  •PREACHING   •OUTREACH  •SERVING the community  •SERVING the poor  •HEALING & DELIVERANCE •CHILDRENS Ministry   •YOUTH MINISTRY   •SENIORS Ministry   •MENS & WOMENS Ministries    • CHURCH ADMINISTRATION We will draw […]

18/01 January 2018

The Tyranny of Time

by Johnny Markin   As we sat with friends counting down the last few seconds until the New Year, it struck me that the celebrations taking place throughout the world seemed a little hollow. Now, I’m not trying to throw water on peoples’ desire to gather and celebrate occasions together – quite the opposite. However, […]

18/01 January 2018

Bart Millard on worship music and TWU

by Keri Vermeulen   The writer and composer of the only single in Christian music to ever achieve certified platinum from the Recording Industry Association of America, is now also part of Trinity Western University’s Worship Arts Program. Bart Millard, frontman for the Christian rock band MercyMe, and author of the GMA Dove awarding-winning, double-platinum […]

18/01 January 2018

The power of reunions

by Sharon Simpson   What makes a reunion so meaningful? As we age, we work in different environments, meet more people, have more family and live in a variety of places. This all brings more opportunities for reunions. School reunions, work reunions, family reunions, church reunions. If we’ve moved from place to place, we have […]

18/01 January 2018

Education Spotlight

Aldergrove Christian Academy BC Christian Academy Cornerstone Christian School Delta Christian School Fraser Valley Adventist Academy Hope Lutheran School Langley Christian School Maple Ridge Christian School MEI Schools Regent Christian Academy Surrey Christian School Vancouver Christian School West Coast Christian School                             […]

18/01 January 2018

Misson & Ministry Spotlight

  Avant Ministries Bible for Children Bowen Lodge Camp Squeah Canada Institute of Linguistics Canada Silent No More Capernwray Quebec Christian Friends of Israel Christian Service Brigade Creation Science Discipleship International Hope Outreach House of Omeed International Christian Response Journey Home Love New Canadians M2/W2 Mission One Eleven Northern Canada Evangelical Mission Nurses Christian Fellowship […]