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Mansfield Edwards Receives NAD Chaplaincy Award

On Dec. 1, 2018, at Oakwood University, Ontario Conference president, Dr. Mansfield Edwards, was awarded The Flame Award for 2018 by the North American Division Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries department.                   Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries (ACM) has been a department of the NAD since 1984, but they have been endorsing Adventist chaplains since World War II. The […]

Worship Academy

On October 27, 2018, Church in the Valley (CIV) in Langley hosted their first Worship Academy Day Conference. Over 100 worship leaders from all over British Columbia and parts of Washington gathered together as a community to learn and grow in their understanding of Biblical worship. Along with keynote sessions, Worship Academy brought in local […]

It Is Written Canada Appoints New Speaker

The Board of Directors for It Is Written Canada has appointed Michael Lemon as its new Speaker.

Foodgrains Bank members respond to devastation in Yemen

Vulnerable families in Yemen suffering from extreme hunger will receive emergency food through a new project of Canadian Foodgrains Bank. The project is led by Foodgrains Bank member ADRA Canada, and supported financially by other members and the Government of Canada. “We are devastated at the news coming out of Yemen. The people of Yemen […]

Spaghetti Fundraiser a Savoury Success

Seventy-seven-year-old Helen Croden is a going concern when it comes to helping people. She has a wealth of over 40 years’ experience using her gifts—cooking, catering, and organizational skills—mostly on a volunteer basis. Her unpaid humanitarian portfolio includes having been a sous-chef for the Salvation Army in both Rutland and Sutherland, B.C., as well as […]

Family Affairs

Evelyn and Brenda were born into an Adventist home, but because of family breakups, they eventually broke with the church too. Trying various Sunday-keeping churches, Evelyn felt uncomfortable because the day just didn’t seem right. When her atheist husband put her down for her beliefs, she quit attending any type of church, but she didn’t […]

Who Is Worthy?

This past October I had the privilege of visiting several Adventist schools in Uganda for the organization I volunteer with, FACE (Free African Children thru Education). As I met many of the orphans at these schools, I was struck by how happy they are, how eager they are to go to school, and how grateful […]

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