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Dan Cooper,President,High PrairieBranch,Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints Why would they say those words?Why would they choose that course of action?How could they think that of me or someone I love?Who among us has not asked these same questions many times in…

Rev.Terry Goerz,RedeemerLutheran Church. The hustle and bustle of the Christmas season is past. The great news of the birth of our Saviour held centre stage, but there were other sections of the Christmas readings that hold lessons for us that…

PastorBrian Gilroy,High PrairieChurch of theNazarene. What Christmas has become is not what Christmas was originally intended to be.Christmas is not Walmart and its cute bear inviting us into a children’s toy wonderland.Christmas is not “Black Friday or Cyber Monday” sales.Christmas…

Rev.Terry Goerz,RedeemerLutheran Church. Wives submit to your husbands!That can be a hard pill to swallow for a Christian wife! Did God create women as second-class citizens?What are Paul and Peter saying to husbands and wives in the submission verses they…

Dan Cooper,President,High PrairieBranch,Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints We all want to grow and learn and be better today than we were yesterday.So why is change so hard?Personal growth is essential to God’s plan. The Saviour asks us to become the best…

PastorBrian Gilroy,High PrairieChurch of theNazarene. Have you ever noticed in a comedy sketch or cartoon that when the writer or illustrator wants to indicate a conversation is not worth listening to, he or she says, “Blah, blah, blah …?”We often…

Rev.Terry Goerz,RedeemerLutheran Church. “He [God] gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength.…

PastorBrian Gilroy,High PrairieChurch of theNazarene. We live in a broken world. We live among broken people. Hurting people hurting other people. People desperate for restoration, for hope, peace, and inner healing. A generation that for the most part has grown…

Joseph L’Heureux,Lay Minister. We have all heard at one time or another how Jesus’ shedding His blood on the cross and dying for the forgiveness of our sins is what saves us. But have we really reflected on this beautiful…

Dan Cooper,President,High PrairieBranch,Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints We live in a world filled with individuals vying for our attention and devotion. They cry, “Follow me!” in loud, colourful ways, placing themselves directly in our view and shouting to convince us of…

PastorBrian Gilroy,High PrairieChurch of theNazarene. As you read this “inspiration column,” you find yourself between two elections – one federal and one municipal for the Province of Alberta.One has passed and one is to come. Some of you will exercise…

Joseph L’Heureux,Lay Minister. Since we were little, we have heard this phrase, yet it cannot be said enough, for those of us who heard it as children we often need reminding. For those of us who did not grow up…

Retired PastorPat Duffin,High PrairieChristian Centre An entire family started attending church after moving into town. They came from a different Christian faith expression and we were delighted to receive them.At the time, I was preaching a series on the Holy…