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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 – www.bookstoreonperron.com – 780-458-3155 The Fig Tree Christian […]

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Rosebud, Alberta – A thin place between Heaven and Earth

Short documentary highlights hidden gem, Rosebud, Alberta Rosebud Theatre & School of the Arts exist to enrich lives by expressing God’s gifts of creativity, hope, joy, forgiveness, and love, through the arts. It’s the core of their mission and it happens through training young people to be the storytellers of the future, through presenting professional […]

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The Word Guild – The Leslie K. Tarr Lifetime Achievement Award : Novelist Michael O’Brien

The Word Guild honours distinguished novelist and mentor Novelist Michael O’Brien has been formally recognized for his contributions to Canadian artistic and literary culture and to the community at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College. This year’s Leslie K. Tarr Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes a major career contribution to Christian writing and publishing in […]

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Rosebud receives award, nominations, generosity

By Laureen F. Guenther Rosebud Theatre’s A Christmas Story recently received a Critter Award and two nominations. The Critters, the industry nickname for the Calgary Theatre Critics, also gave two nominations to Zach Running Coyote, a 2019 Rosebud School of the Arts graduate, for Best Original Play and Best Leading Performance. Brian Ball, A Christmas […]

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Word Guild awards presentation

Congratulations to all the winners on a job well-done! The Word Guild recently held their 32nd Annual Awards presentation, honouring Canadian Christian literary excellence. The show was co-hosted by Soul H2O host, author, blogger and awards coordinator, Sherry Stahl, alongside best-selling author, speaker and missionary, Joe Amaral. Board Chair, David Kitz, welcomed everyone and opened the ceremonies in prayer. Sponsors graciously helped broadcast the […]

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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 […]