December 14th, 2018



  • Most blessed mother

    Christmas angels Second of four Jacob M. Van Zyl The most important event in history was announced in a very ordinary setting. In her song, Mary described her situation as “the humble state of a maidservant.” And yet, she found favour with the Lord. He sent his messenger to inform her of something so wonderful [...] Read More »

    7 days ago
  • A traditional carol and one by a tall preacher

    Austin Fennell Part two of a series of four articles giving readers some background about some of the popular Christmas songs and carols. GOD REST YE MERRY, GENTLEMEN God rest ye merry, gentlemen, Let nothing you dismay, Remember Christ our Saviour, Was born on Christmas day, To save us all from Satan’s power when we [...] Read More »

    7 days ago
  • Story behind Christmas songs

    First of four Austin Fennell This series of four articles will give readers some background about some of the popular Christmas songs and carols. DECK THE HALLS Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la Tis the season to be jolly, Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la Don we now our gay apparel Fa-la-la, la-la-la, la-la-la Troll the [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Privileged seniors

    Christmas angels First of four Jacob M. Van Zyl The last recorded appearance of an angel in the Old Testament was in the time of the prophet Zechariah (520-475 BC). With the birth of Christ, angels were suddenly all over the place. They also appeared at other great events in Christ’s ministry: after defeating Satan, [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Searching for God

    Humanity’s search Third of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Since primitive times, humans believed in supernatural powers and tried to contact these. They searched for God. God is omni-present, but we are not always aware of that presence. People associated certain places with God: temples, mountains and rivers. Ancient Greeks believed their gods lived [...] Read More »

    3 weeks ago

Wheels Review

  • Hyundai rolls out new SUV for the city

    New Kona the right fit for the urban environment Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald What does the Hyundai Kona have in common with the coffee of the same name? They’re both invigorating, smooth, captivating and irresistible. Of course, their names both have connections to Hawaii. And both will be appealing in any kind of weather. [...] Read More »

    9 months ago
  • Touring in spotlight at bike show

    Redesigned and new models give buyers plenty of choice Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald January may be the middle of winter but it’s also the start of motorcycle season for fans who make the trek to Calgary for the annual show of two-wheeled wonders. The Cowtown event gives southern Albertans an early chance to see [...] Read More »

    11 months ago
  • Ford F-150 sets the bar high

    2018 pickup gives buyers everything they need Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Have you driven a Ford truck lately? If not, and you’re in the market for a high-quality pickup, you’re missing out. Ford’s F-150 has long been the favourite of truck buyers in North America and for many good reasons. After a mid-cycle facelift, [...] Read More »

    11 months ago
  • GMC reinvents Terrain

    Redesigned crossover spacious and powerful Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald With its redesigned 2018 Terrain, GMC is not just going to conquer the highway, it’s going win over the hearts of crossover fans. A tidier and — in this opinion — a better looking package, the new Terrain offers buyers a spacious and comfortable crossover [...] Read More »

    1 year ago
  • Impreza makes an impression

    Redesigned Subaru is a game-changer Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Stunning. How else can an auto writer described the redesigned 2017 Subaru Impreza? How about “absolutely stunning?” Sharing little else besides a name and all-wheel-drive with its predecessor, the new Impreza is a game-changer in its segment. Riding on an all-new platform and available in [...] Read More »

    2 years ago