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Marriage & Family

Indelible imprint – Getting straight A’s on your parenting report card

by Dr. Dave Currie Indelible. Not as common a word today as when I was growing up. Back in the day of fountain pens, those writing instruments with ink cartridges that you could replace, you would purchase indelible ink. This lasting liquid was often required for official documents or contracts where you had to sign […]

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FAMILY MATTERS

by Laura Lynn Tyler-Thompson We used to fear that call that comes in late at night when you know it can’t be good news. But now it’s a text, like the one I got a week ago from my 21-year-old son, Aaron, “Mom, I’ve been in an accident. I’m in emergency.”  That’s all I needed […]

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Culture Guard

by Jack Taylor Kari Simpson, a well-known family rights advocate responsible for legislative changes to better protect families from unwarranted government intrusion, surfaced into media attention again recently with her foray into the Sex at Lunch program for grade ten to twelve students at Lord Byng School in Vancouver. She also worked to highlight the […]

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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 […]

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Strengthening the family:

Family Matters Conference   Kick off the fall season for you, your family and church family ministries with a great opportunity to attend a fun, encouraging and educational event intended to teach, edify and strengthen the family unit. Guest speakers include TV host Laura Lynn Tyler -Thompson of the 700 Club Canada, Darin Latham, lead […]

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Preparing your kids before they see naked pictures

by Dr. Dave Currie   I am concerned about our little ones getting online exposure to explicit sexual images they were never designed to see. Covenant Eyes, the Christian leader in Internet protection software, shows in its research the average age of a little boy coming in contact with pornography is 9.5 years old. If that’s […]

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Photos, memories and Mom

by Ed Hird   This summer you may consider visiting one of our numerous Greater Vancouver historical societies and regional museums, like the Deep Cove Historical Society.  They usually offer hundreds of fascinating photos available to help one reminisce and explore.  A picture is indeed worth a thousand words.  Over the 37 years that I […]

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Joy in the Midst of parenting chaos

by Heather Isaak   “Know what mommy?” My daughter announced, “I save all my good energy for school. That’s why all I have left is bad energy for home.” She wasn’t kidding. The morning was filled with tough moments and it had me frazzled. I picked at a dried glob of oatmeal on my shirt, […]

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Check up on your Father’s Influence

by Pastors Dave and Cheryl Koop, Coastal Church, Vancouver   God sees every chapter of your life, from the beginning to the end. He has thought through the plot. You’re most likely familiar with Jeremiah 29:11 where the Bible says “I know the thoughts I have for you, says the Lord. They are plans for […]

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Caring From our Heart

by Pastor Walter Wiens   The children had been sitting with their dying mother for several days. On our first visit Edith and I, along with the family, expected that God would call the mother home any hour.  On our second visit, some three days later, we again sat with the family, expecting God to […]