June 28th, 2017

Religion

God so loved the world É

By Submitted Article on June 24th, 2017

Goodwill Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Biblical love (agape) is the highest form of goodwill. God’s goodwill is shown in saving grace, and that flows from his love. “God demonstrates his own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Rom. 5:8). “God so loved the ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

God’s pleasure revealed

By Submitted Article on June 17th, 2017

Goodwill First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl When the Creator of the universe spoke in audible voice – when giving the Ten Commandments, with Jesus’ baptism, and when Jesus met with Moses and Elijah on the mountain – we should pay attention. “This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased.” ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Painting over rust and rot

By Submitted Article on June 10th, 2017

Deception Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Covering up is part of human nature. On the one hand, the right to privacy is respected; on the other hand, most people are curious, nosy and gossipy; therefore, the media look for juicy stuff, so they can increase their audience. One loses the right to ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Feast of Corpus Christi to be celebrated June 18

By Sulz, Dave on June 10th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD On Sunday, June 18, the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of Corpus Christi – the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. On that day, All Saints Parish in Lethbridge will hold two processions at 12 p.m. – one leaving St. Basil’s Church and the other leaving Our Lady of Assumption Church, ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Camouflage: misleading but essential

By Submitted Article on June 3rd, 2017

Deception Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Prey animals use camouflage to -protect them from carnivores. Predators use the same tricks to sneak up to their prey. Some predators become prey, too. On both sides, the main method is deception, enabled by either creation or evolution or both. Some fish and turtles use ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Musical couple returning for Lethbridge concert

By Sulz, Dave on May 27th, 2017

Music ministry keeping Dan and Melissa David busy Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com In the close to three years since Dan and Melissa David’s last concert in Lethbridge, a lot has happened in their lives. Dan conducted a successful “music mission” to Israel in February 2015, during which he touched the lives of hundreds of ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Human and divine perspectives

By Submitted Article on May 27th, 2017

Deception First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Deceiving self and others is part of the human psyche. Even when children’s play gets rough, and one bleeds or cries, they will try to shift blame when parents ask questions. Playing down one’s own mistake, and exaggerating someone else’s, is a form of deception. It ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Good Shepherd church marks 60th anniversary

By Mabell, Dave on May 27th, 2017

Dave Mabell lethbridge herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Members and friends will gather today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of a southside Lethbridge congregation. The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd held its first services in the winter of 1956 and the cornerstone of its new sanctuary was dedicated in May 1957. The building, featuring laminated beams and ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Planting good seeds continually

By Submitted Article on May 20th, 2017

The Challenge Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Overcoming problems and utilizing opportunities lead to the purpose of life: being a good influence wherever we go. Jesus said his followers must be the salt of the Earth and the light of the world. A little bit of salt evenly dispersed in food enhances ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Slow down and laugh

By Sulz, Dave on May 13th, 2017

Author, speaker advises to take time for laughter Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com Do you ever feel like the world is a fast-spinning merry-go-round and sometimes you just want to get off? Award-winning author and speaker Phil Callaway aims to help people deal with the busyness of life in a presentation taking place Monday at ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Utilizing opportunities for progress

By Submitted Article on May 13th, 2017

The challenge Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Problems may become challenges, and challenges may become opportunities. Sadly, many children and teenagers in poor countries and slums are so fenced in by bad circumstances that they don’t see any opportunity to improve their options by schooling and training. Instead of throwing money at ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!