May 28th, 2017

Religion

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Overcoming drawbacks, obstacles

By Submitted Article on May 6th, 2017

The Challenge First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl We were born at a certain time and place, in a certain family and culture, and with a certain set of genes. We did not have any choice in this matter. Unknowingly, we had to face certain positives and negatives, challenging us to develop the ... Read More »

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Same world, different values

By Submitted Article on April 29th, 2017

Viewpoints Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl When we listen to the divergent views of politicians about the same problem, it is often hard to tell they are talking about the same thing. However, when we honestly look at our own beliefs and preferences, in comparison with that of opponents, we are guilty ... Read More »

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Same mountain, different angles

By Submitted Article on April 22nd, 2017

Viewpoints Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Some mountains have an average form, not clearly identifiable. Others are so unique and renowned that one can’t confuse them with any other. Cape Town’s Table Mountain – with its wide, flat centre, flanked by two peaks – belongs in the second category, I think. However, ... Read More »

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Sikhs celebrate the birth of ‘Khalsa Panth’

By Submitted Article on April 22nd, 2017

Special day is celebrated by Sikhs around the world Bal S. Boora April 13 is a very special day for the followers of the Sikh faith all around the world. On this day in 1699 the 10th Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, established the Khalsa Panth to free Indians from the clutches of foreign rulers. ... Read More »

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Same tomb, different reactions

By Submitted Article on April 15th, 2017

Viewpoints First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Although some media ridiculed the Trump camp for claiming to have “alternative facts,” those media should rethink the fact that humans don’t have all the facts. Both natural and social sciences develop all the time – discovering new facts every day. And research projects about the ... Read More »

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