5 Ways Christians Can Love Those with Different Political Views

A short article from one of our Grow Up and Make a Difference resources available at Ways To Grow. It is from the site Christians Who Curse Sometimes, a site devoted to helping Christians deepen their faith. 5 Ways Christians Can Love Those With Different Political Views

What Are You Passionate About?

What are you passionate about making a difference in? What areas do you feel drawn to to make a difference? How can God use you to impact this world? These are thoughts that arise out the people of God taking hold of the calling to be the church. Where we engage this world with the passion and love of Christ so that they may see and know the deep and everlasting love that God has for them in Jesus Christ.

Money Talks – FREE Personal Finances Training

STARTING SEPTEMBER 28 FREE Learning Opportunity on all things money including eliminating debt, protecting your family and preparing for the future. 7-9pm Monday nights September 28-November 30 This series of practical classes will guide you through conversations and exercises around the following topics: Financial Goals Budgeting and Personal Financial Statements Banking Services and Money Management […]

The Ant and the Sluggard: A Study of Proverbs 6:6-11

Preface: This study was written for Professor Heidi Pence’s course in the Books of Poetry and Wisdom, for PACE, Alberta Bible College in Grande Prairie, and was submitted in June 2016. To see the scholarly work with footnotes, click here) The Ant and the Sluggard: A Study of Proverbs 6:6-11 By Carol Crerar When we […]

Lessons from up in the Mandarin Tree

Personal Reflection by Iris Parr Some of my favourite childhood memories take place in South America when, every few years, we visited our family and friends during July and August. Although it was winter south of the equator, the hot sand threatened to burn our tender soled feet as we ran through the fruit orchard […]

Unfolding

Do you ever look at your life and wonder when the calling God has placed on your heart will ever come true? That calling you know God placed on your heart years ago, that just isn’t coming to fruition? I’ve had this thought many times over the years. God, if this is Your calling on […]

I Made A Book. None Of The Content Is Mine.

I Made A Book. None Of The Content Is Mine. I think it started in Grade 3 Sunday School.  I had teachers who would pay us to learn scriptures. Ok…that is a misrepresentation.   I had teachers who would offer prizes if we memorized all of the memory verses.  The first one bought us little […]

Reflections from Ruth

It has been a whirlwind of a year!  I’ve been learning and growing in ways I would’ve never imagined in my wildest dreams. I joined the church staff on November 1st, only halfway through the 1st semester of the school year. I was over the moon with excitement to serve kids and their families; however, […]

The Exodus and our Communion

Exodus tells us of Israel’s deliverance from Egyptian slavery, becoming the major paradigm of salvation in the Old Testament. We see in Chapter 11 that many of the time would have said “The Egyptians have their gods and the Israelites have a God – What’s the difference?” This is just like the thinking we run […]

Jesus, Mammon and Us

One of the most tumultuous debates among monks in the Middle Ages had to do with a divisive hypothetical question – did Jesus have a wallet? Of course, this is not as stupid a question as it appears to be. If Jesus had carried a wallet, he carried money. If he carried money, then it […]