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Where Are They Now: Fitzroy Maitland

Messenger catches up with former leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. In this issue we talk with Fitzroy Maitland. What was your childhood like growing up in the Caribbean? I was born in Grenada, the island of spice with everything nice. I was born into a large family. I am the third of […]

Where Are They Now: Doug Devnich

  Messenger catches up with former leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. This month, we talk with Doug Devnich.   You grew up in Saskatchewan. What was that like? I am the eighth in a family of nine children. We lived on a farm where I learned what it means to work. At […]

The Long Road Home

CUC’s chaplain, Paul Antunes, knows what it means to come a long way. As a young boy, he emigrated with his family from Portugal and witnessed his father’s struggle with language and search for Bible truths. His father’s reading of the Bible—four times through—and Henry Feyerabend’s witness on It is Written drew Paul’s family out […]

It’s All About Jesus

I can’t recall whether I was taken aback or whether I simply took it in stride. A visiting member from south of the border approached me after the service to thank me for the message. With a firm handshake, he expressed how it had been quite some time since he had heard “a good, old […]

Deploying Technology in the Battle Against Poverty

Did you know that approximately 925 million people will go to bed hungry tonight? And that every day almost 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes? That’s one child every five seconds! Instead of merely talking about poverty, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is hard at work combatting its deadly effects on our society. […]

Big Changes

Liza Imanzi, Pre-Med, Montreal, Que. There have been a lot of changes in Liza Imanzi’s life. Coming from Rwanda to Montreal in 2007 with her family was just the beginning. Raised by loving Catholic parents who encouraged Liza’s interest in reaching out to help people, Liza soon found the local hospital and brought her own […]

“What We Think”: Young Adults on the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada

Putting action to its words, the SDACC Board of Directors invited a young adult representative to its recent year-end meetings to speak of the needs of that demographic of the church membership. Faith Calaminos, a 20-year-old CUC student, sat with the Board as a full participant but also took the floor to give a half-hour […]

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