October 20th, 2020

Life

Religion

  • Church: people or building?

    House of God Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Solomon’s temple was a much larger, stone-built replica of the Tabernacle. The furnishings of the Tabernacle were placed in the temple, but Solomon increased the bread tables and lampstands tenfold. In the Most Holy part, he placed two large statues of cherubim, covering the [...] Read More »

    3 days ago
  • In their midst but separate

    House of God First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl The first thing toddlers learn to draw is a house: a square for the walls, a triangle for the roof, and maybe a door and window. As their skill with pencil or crayon grows, they may add a yellow sun, a green tree and [...] Read More »

    1 week ago
  • Serving a worthy cause

    Belonging Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl On top of its social and cultural aspects, belonging includes dedication to a cause. Generating funds to battle poverty or disease at a specific place, spreading the gospel near and far away, being part of a family enterprise, or lifelong service in nursing or policing may [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Identifying with cultural values

    Belonging Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl In addition to its social aspect, belonging can be connected to values, culture, places and belief systems. It has been said that a person can leave his/her country, but it is hard to get that country out of the person. Ancient Israel was glad to get [...] Read More »

    3 weeks ago
  • Loved by the Father

    Children and teenagers in the Bible Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl The inspiring good news of the New Testament – Baby Jesus in a manger, Mary, Joseph, angels, shepherds, and wise men – was soon followed by the bad news of King Herod’s massacre of the babies in Bethlehem, and the flight [...] Read More »

    1 month 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 »

    3 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 »

    3 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 »

    3 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