July 5th, 2020



  • Do we radiate hope?

    Faith, love, hope Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl A cross, heart and anchor are the icons for faith, love and hope, respectively. Hebrews 6:19 describes hope as an anchor. The anchor and its chain secure a ship to the seabed, keeping its bow toward the wind and oncoming waves. Therefore, ships do [...] Read More »

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  • People and pets love it

    Faith, love, hope Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Babies of mammals and birds receive much loving care until their independence. Species growing up without this care do not show it later in life. Many species enjoy mutual grooming, especially primates. We can call it gentle touch. For the same reason, we enjoy [...] Read More »

    1 week ago
  • Superstition vs. saving faith

    Faith, love, hope First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Whatever the circumstances are, all people need faith, love and hope (1 Cor. 13:13, 1 Thess. 1:3). A man and woman feel mutual attraction, share time together and develop trust in each other. Friendship becomes love; they marry and hope for a long and [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Make-believe on screen

    Deception Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl One kind of business that benefitted from the lockdown is online movie suppliers. Most of us have probably spent more time on television entertainment during the pandemic than before. Whether it is newscasts, talk shows, documentaries or fiction, all movement on screen and sound from loudspeakers [...] Read More »

    3 weeks ago
  • Genuine or pretending?

    Deception Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Magicians use deception to change our perception; they use illusion to fool our vision. Dexterous make-believe is the trick of the trade. Some people can tell a lie with the truth. What they say is quite feasible, but they depict it in such a way that [...] Read More »

    4 weeks ago

Wheels Review

  • Subaru Crosstrek the right compact fit

    Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald abeeber@lethbridgeherald.com When Subaru rolled out its smallest all-wheel-drive crossover a few years ago, it found a ready niche market. With the long-established Forester and Outback having established well-established customer bases, the Crosstrek slid into the lineup and made huge fans out of buyers wanting something smaller. The Crosstrek, years and a [...] Read More »

    1 year ago
  • 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 »

    2 years 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 »

    2 years 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 »

    2 years 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 »

    3 years ago