March 27th, 2015

Religion

Greater love has no one

By Submitted Article on March 21st, 2015

Second of four parts Jacob M. Van Zyl While protecting their country’s freedom and values, many sick soldiers in muddy trenches, and starving prisoners in concentration camps, suffered unspeakable torment, hoping against hope their suffering was not in vain and that relief would soon arrive. Others put... Read More »

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Facing death with courage

By Submitted Article on March 14th, 2015

First of four parts Jacob M. Van Zyl In 1773, a frigate named Jonge Thomas was battered by a fierce winter storm, broke free from its anchors and stranded in Table Bay, South Africa. At dawn, the ship broke in two. A German dairy farmer, Wolraad Woltemade,... Read More »

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Despised and rejected by men

By Submitted Article on March 7th, 2015

Second of two parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Jesus had a soft spot for underdogs. He reached out to people marginalized by society at that time. Did he see himself as a rejected person, too? Isaiah prophesied that he would be “despised and rejected by men.&#... Read More »

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Seminar designed for church leaders

By Sulz, Dave on March 7th, 2015

REconneXion tour coming to lethbridge for one-day seminar April 13 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge is among nine Canadian cities that are part of the REconneXion seminar tour for church leaders. REconneXion, a one-day seminar, is a Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada initiative to help church leaders... Read More »

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Conference challenges men to be ‘Fearless’

By Sulz, Dave on February 28th, 2015

Promise Keepers event coming to Lethbridge March 20-21 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Promise Keepers Canada’s “Fearless” men’s conference is coming to Lethbridge next month. The conference will take place March 20-21 at Park Meadows Baptist Church, 2011 15 Ave. N. The lineup of guest speakers includes Caleb... Read More »

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World Day of Prayer takes place March 6

By Sulz, Dave on February 28th, 2015

World Day of Prayer, a global, ecumenical movement of Christian women joined together to observe a common day of prayer each year, takes place March 6. This year’s service is written by the women of The Bahamas, based on the theme “Jesus said to them, ‘Do you know... Read More »

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Reaching out to the rejected

By Submitted Article on February 28th, 2015

First of two parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Most of us will treasure a “selfie” with a celebrity. We like to be seen with people of high social status. The Pharisees vied for the front seats in the synagogue, and they prayed on street corners to be... Read More »

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Four top U.S. bands to visit as part of City Rock Fest Tour

By Sulz, Dave on February 21st, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Sometimes it’s a matter of being in the right place at the right time. Lethbridge was in the right place to attract a date on a high-profile tour of four top U.S. Christian rock bands. It also helped that Victory Church has earned a reputation for... Read More »

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Tackling challenges to the Christian faith head on

By Sulz, Dave on February 21st, 2015

Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com Challenges and questions regarding the Christian faith aren’t to be feared, says an author and professor of Christian apologetics. Rather, they should be taken as opportunities to explain Christianity and demonstrate that the faith’s beliefs are built on a solid foundation of truth... Read More »

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Choices force us to think

By Submitted Article on February 14th, 2015

Third of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Preferences determine choices, and choices have consequences. Often our taste is too expensive for our income, and we have to scale down. Reason has to prevail over sentiment. Another conflict Christians have to handle repeatedly is the struggle... Read More »

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