June 17th, 2019



  • God’s word is rain for the land

    First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Spacecraft visiting other planets and their moons in our solar system found frozen fluids and signs of former flowing fluids, but none has now abundant life-giving water on the surface like planet Earth. Enough water, oxygen, and sunshine are needed for life as we know it. About [...] Read More »

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  • God’s love satisfied in Christ

    Last of four Jacob M. Van Zyl Because mankind committed sin in his good creation, God cursed all creation. Not only it sprouted weeds and thistles, but angry nature produced droughts, wildfires, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, storms, pests, diseases, and epidemics. Mankind’s evil hearts added wars, hatred, greed, injustice, discrimination, slander, lies, pollution, habitat destruction, [...] Read More »

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  • Humans constantly striving for improvement

    The curse Third of four Jacob M. Van Zyl Humanity has not endured the curse passively: All try to make things better. Problems demand solutions. Hardships spawn inventions to make life easier. Transport developed slowly for ages: walking, riding on animals, riding on sledges or carts drawn by animals or people, and rowing or sailing [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Light and shadow

    The curse Second of four Jacob M. Van Zyl Believers tend to blame everything that is wrong on this planet on the fall into sin and the curse that followed (Gen. 3). Last time, we considered the possibility that the curse persists because of God’s tolerance with evil and imperfection. In the end-time, God will [...] Read More »

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  • Unlikely overcomers

    Victim victory Last of three Jacob M. Van Zyl Heroic overcomers like Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses and Daniel may deflate ordinary people, knowing their struggling faith falls short. So, let’s have a look at some very unlikely overcomers who triumphed by God’s grace. God sent the prophet Samuel to the village of Bethlehem to anoint [...] Read More »

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Wheels Review

  • Hyundai rolls out new SUV for the city

    New Kona the right fit for the urban environment Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com 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 »

    1 year ago
  • Touring in spotlight at bike show

    Redesigned and new models give buyers plenty of choice Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com 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 »

    1 year ago
  • Ford F-150 sets the bar high

    2018 pickup gives buyers everything they need Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com 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 »

    1 year ago
  • GMC reinvents Terrain

    Redesigned crossover spacious and powerful Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com 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 »

    2 years ago
  • Impreza makes an impression

    Redesigned Subaru is a game-changer Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com 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