Serving Greater Vancouver & the Fraser Valley

17/07 July 2017

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 […]

17/07 July 2017

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, […]

17/07 July 2017

Summer Family Fun

Enjoy some wonderful time with your family this summer. Here are a few suggestions of fun things to do together.   Cultus Lake Waterpark Enter to win tickets to Cultus Lake Waterpark or Cultus Lake Adventure park – Enter Here Night Slide events at Cultus Lake WaterPark   Crazy Creek   Lights Up   Bear […]

17/06 June 2017

Summer Family Fun

Enter to win tickets to Cultus Lake Waterpark and Adventure Park – here Check out the following articles and have some fun with your family this summer… Crazy Creek Lights Up Bear Creek Park Train and Mini-Golf Burns Bog Conversation Society Chilliwack River Rafting Peninsula Runners Royal Heights Baptist Church Black belt Academy     […]

17/06 June 2017

Lasting impact and friendship at Big Brothers and Sisters

by Lilianne Fuller   What started out as friendship in 1903 has today developed into something much bigger – Big Brothers Big Sisters International. The non profit organization is the world’s largest volunteer and donor-based mentorship program. It has agencies in 15 countries throughout the world. The seeds of the Big Brothers movement were sown […]

17/06 June 2017

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 […]

17/06 June 2017

Summer days or summer daze?

by Dr. Dave Currie   I totally remember counting the days till summer holidays began. Didn’t we all? Just 17 days until school’s out! Yahoo! It wasn’t like I didn’t enjoy the classroom but those summer days carried an aura of adventure that became to me something almost mystical. I loved all that summer brought […]

17/05 May 2017

A Mother’s Influence

by Pastors Dave and Cheryl Koop, Coastal Church   An editor submitted a list of people to Winston Churchill, asking who on the list had been his teacher. He returned the list with this comment, “you have omitted to mention the greatest of my teachers, my mother.” In Exodus 2 we read about Jochebed, Moses’ […]

17/03 March 2017

New life… Spiritual legacy

by Sharon Simpson Yesterday, a new baby entered this crazy and wonderful world. I know that it happens every day, but yesterday, that baby carried my DNA – maybe my eye colour, my hair colour or my ability to wiggle my ears. A granddaughter. My granddaughter. Our family has grown and on both sides and […]

17/01 January 2017

Celebrate BC Family Day with kindness

 Celebrate BC Family Day with kindness by Judi Vankevich As we celebrate BC Family Day this month and begin to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, this is a great time to think about the strength of our nation’s families – the foundation of our nation. Many families are struggling – problems with marriages, finances and with […]