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Books, Music, DVD’s – From your local Christian Bookstore

Please order from your local Christian bookstore – All accepting online and/or phone orders Some are now open limited hours, please check. Better Books & Bibles, Calgary – www.betterbooksandbibles.com – 403-233-2409 Christian Book & Record, Edmonton – www.christianbookandrecord.ca – 780-478-2798 Kennedy’s Parable, Red Deer – www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com – 403-342-7477 The Bookstore on Perron, St. Albert – […]

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Music Notes by Kevin Pollard

TobyMac: The Lost Demos EP, Forefront/Capitol CMG, 2020 Seven-time GRAMMY award winner and multi-platinum artist TobyMac surprised fans this May with The Lost Demos EP that contains seven never released tracks that he rediscovered while staying home during COVID-19. These demos were recorded between 2014-2018 but did not make it onto either of his last two studio albums. The gems found here […]

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Rosebud creativity pours forth, despite pandemic

Rosebud’s Homestage Tour by Laureen F. Guenther   The storytelling and musical creativity in the little village of Rosebud, Alberta are still flourishing throughout the COVID pandemic. While they can’t perform in-person, the actors, musicians and storytellers of Rosebud Theatre and Rosebud School of the Arts (RSA) are sharing their talents and giving a peek […]

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Laugh and Learn Bible for Little Ones

FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, and Minno Kids added a new addition to the already-popular collection of kids’ books by VeggieTales® creator and celebrated author Phil Vischer – the Laugh and Learn Bible for Little Ones. This new board book edition builds on the successful launch of the Laugh and Learn Bible for […]

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The Pilgrim’s Progress the movie

Based on John Bunyan’s epic masterpiece, THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS is one of the most popular books of all time, and one of the most important stories of our faith! Second to the Bible in total copies and translations, the story was written by John Bunyan a pastor, imprisoned for sharing his faith. This powerful allegory […]

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Music notes: Artists reach out to fans from their homes

by Kevin Pollard   In the same way that we have had to adjust our lives during this pandemic and work from home, do school from home and have church at home, so too have Christian music artists, as most tours ceased by the middle of March. Although many of them already had a strong […]

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Books – From your local Christian Bookstore

Please order from your local Christian bookstore – All accepting online and/or phone orders   Better Books & Bibles, Calgary – www.betterbooksandbibles.com – 403-233-2409 Christian Book & Record, Edmonton – www.christianbookandrecord.ca – 780-478-2798 Kennedy’s Parable, Red Deer – www.onlinestore.kennedysparable.com – 403-342-7477 The Bookstore on Perron, St. Albert – www.bookstoreonperron.com – 780-458-3155         […]

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COVID-19 and artists – disappointed, offering hope

Picture: Val Lieske,   by Laureen F. Guenther   When Alberta’s government responded to the COVID-19 crisis by limiting the size of public gatherings and closing the province’s schools, artists and arts organizations took a hit. Rosebud Theatre cancelled the play, Glorious, scheduled to run six weeks in April and May. Rosebud School of the […]

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Music notes – GMA Week 2020

For the first time, GMA(Gospel Music Association) Canada partnered with Trinity Western University in Langley, BC to host GMA Week, March 19-21, culminating with the 41st Annual Covenant Awards. However, due to the Coronavirus pandamic, the entire awards show became an interactive video conference. That meant that any artist who received an award was be […]

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Books by local BC and Alberta authors

Able Soul by Lucy Goncalves Able Wheel Soul Press Overcoming Life’s Barriers & Discovering God’s Spirit Within You Dependence on God is like floating on water. Allow yourself to relax, surrender and trust. Feel the warmth of the Holy Spirit carrying you. There are moments in life that make you feel helpless and hopeless. There […]