July 22nd, 2014

Religion

Changing family patterns

By Submitted Article on July 19th, 2014

Second in a series Jacob M. Van Zyl In family life, one learns to interact with other people. Parents provide love, care and encouragement to promote good behaviour, and they supply guidance, warning and discipline to curb bad behaviour. Children learn that choices have consequences. By... Read More »

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Jamboree returning to Granum

By Sulz, Dave on July 19th, 2014

Willow Creek Gospel Music Jamboree takes place July 25-27 LETHBRIDGE HERALD Granum’s annual Willow Creek Gospel Music Jamboree returns next weekend, featuring another talent-laden lineup to entertain visitors. The jamboree opens Friday, July 25 with supper at 6 p.m. (cost $10), followed by the opening concert at... Read More »

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Canyon Church Camp celebrates 70 years

By Sulz, Dave on July 12th, 2014

Drop-in event July 20 to mark milestone anniversary Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com When Canyon Church Camp in Waterton Lakes National Park opened in 1944, the main lodge was the facility’s lone building, with campers sleeping in tents. Through the following years, more buildings were added, but... Read More »

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Family problems can be solved

By Submitted Article on July 5th, 2014

First in a series Jacob M. Van Zyl A family that plays together stays together. Summer is a great time to have family fun. Of course, family life is not about play only; it includes raising the next generation and preparing them for life. Mammalian mothers... Read More »

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God wants us to be a blessing to others

By Submitted Article on June 21st, 2014

Third in a series Jacob M. Van Zyl As God has used people to our benefit, he wants us to become a blessing to others. I can see God’s hand in the way my wife and I met, becoming a blessing to one another and to others... Read More »

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Accepting God’s plan for your life

By Submitted Article on June 14th, 2014

Second in a series Jacob M. Van Zyl God has a plan for our lives. When I look back, I can see how his plan for me unfolded. Without my help, he brought into my life people, who influenced my development and direction. God granted me parents... Read More »

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Discovering God’s plan step by step

By Submitted Article on June 7th, 2014

First in a series Jacob M. Van Zyl When Ben and I met as students at a small station near the Kalahari, I had no idea what significant role he would play in my life. I later realized that God let us meet on that winter night... Read More »

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Grabbing opportunity

By Submitted Article on May 24th, 2014

Fourth in a series Jacob M. Van Zyl The Bible urges believers to take heart and not to fear. Hebrew and Greek have several verbs for these sayings: it’s courage in action. Jesus spurred several people to take heart: the paralytic whose sins he forgave; the woman... Read More »

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Hezekiah’s faith rewarded by God

By Submitted Article on May 17th, 2014

Jacob M. Van Zyl The kings of Judah are described in both Kings and Chronicles, but the reign of Hezekiah is also repeated by Isaiah (36-39). He was a remarkable king indeed. His first priority was the restoration of the temple and worship neglected by his father Ahaz... Read More »

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Overcoming adversities

By Submitted Article on May 10th, 2014

Second in a series Jacob M. Van Zyl Watching the perils of political unrest arouses sympathy for those who flee for their lives, losing all they had. As young adult, King David was a refugee for about 12 years, facing imminent danger often. After David had slain... Read More »

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