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Joseph L’Heureux,Lay Minister. We have all heard at one time or another how Jesus’ shedding His blood on the cross and dying for the forgiveness of our sins is what saves us. But have we really reflected on this beautiful…

Dan Cooper,President,High PrairieBranch,Jesus Christ ofLatter-day Saints We live in a world filled with individuals vying for our attention and devotion. They cry, “Follow me!” in loud, colourful ways, placing themselves directly in our view and shouting to convince us of…

PastorBrian Gilroy,High PrairieChurch of theNazarene. As you read this “inspiration column,” you find yourself between two elections – one federal and one municipal for the Province of Alberta.One has passed and one is to come. Some of you will exercise…

Joseph L’Heureux,Lay Minister. Since we were little, we have heard this phrase, yet it cannot be said enough, for those of us who heard it as children we often need reminding. For those of us who did not grow up…

Retired PastorPat Duffin,High PrairieChristian Centre An entire family started attending church after moving into town. They came from a different Christian faith expression and we were delighted to receive them. At the time, I was preaching a series on the…

Dan Cooper,President, High Prairie Branch,Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Why would they say those words? Why would they choose that course of action? How could they think that of me or someone I love? Who among us has not asked…

Pastor Brian Gilroy,High Prairie Church of the Nazarene “But understand this: In the last days terrible times will come. For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving,…

Rev. Terry Goerz,Redeemer Lutheran Church. Are you a swimmer? Are you comfortable jumping into the deep end of the pool with no life jacket. Think back to that first time you jumped into water over your head. There was probably…

Retired Pastor Pat Duffin,High Prairie Christian Centre An entire family started attending church after moving into town. They came from a different Christian faith expression and we were delighted to receive them. At the time, I was preaching a series…

Dan Cooper,President,High Prairie Branch,Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Summer is here again, and with the beautiful weather comes time to enjoy the wonders of nature. Sitting outside I find myself admiring everything God created to make our time on this…

Pastor Brian Gilroy,High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. All too often when I hear people speak or read comments on the web, I want to say, “Really?” It is not because of the message or point of view that they…

Pastor Brian Gilroy,High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. A simple yet profound question that cuts to the heart of a person. Every person, every company, every organization has a set of core beliefs or values that theoretically define who they…

Retired Pastor Pat Duffin “I will never forgive that miserable ‘so-and-so’ after what he did to me! Not only will I never forgive; I will never forget. And for sure, I will never let him forget either.” Have you ever…

Retired Pastor Pat Duffin A rich young ruler came to Jesus and asked a direct and most imperative question for himself and each one of us. “Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?”…

Dan Cooper,President, High Prairie Branch,Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints In May, I wrote about having discontent for ourselves. [Page 8, May 12] Another focus of our discontent can be toward others. Some common motivators for discontent toward others may include:…

Pastor Brian Gilroy,High Prairie Church of the Nazarene. People wear masks for a variety of reasons: COVID, hospital rules, celebrations like Mardi Gras, parades, and to hide their identity. When we mention the idea of a person using a mask…