May 14th, 2021



  • Loved by the Father

    Children and teenagers in the Bible Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl The inspiring good news of the New Testament – Baby Jesus in a manger, Mary, Joseph, angels, shepherds, and wise men – was soon followed by the bad news of King Herod’s massacre of the babies in Bethlehem, and the flight [...] Read More »

    8 months ago
  • Prepared for victory

    Children and teenagers in the Bible Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl In western democracies, we are proud of our freedom of choice, opinion, speech, association and religion. However, about the most important influence in our lives we have no choice: our genes. We did not choose our parents, the Giver of life [...] Read More »

    8 months ago
  • Chosen for a purpose

    Children and teenagers in the Bible First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Children and teens will be in the limelight for the immediate future. Let us study some of them in the Bible. In today’s value system, what Abraham did to his son Isaac (Gen. 22) would be considered cruel abuse. Abraham bound [...] Read More »

    9 months ago
  • The believer’s privilege

    THE BRANCHES Last of four parts Jacob M. Van Zyl The apostle John jubilated, “Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God” (1 John 3:1). In the context of John 15, we may rephrase it: “Look what privilege the triune God bestowed on us [...] Read More »

    9 months ago
  • The Spirit’s indwelling

    The sap Third of four parts Jacob M. Van Zyl The Holy Spirit is likened to the oil of the olive tree, dripping into the lampstand (Zech. 4:1-6, 11-14). The menorah in the Tabernacle was filled with special olive oil every day, enabling it to give endless light (Ex. 27:20-21), symbolizing that believers are the [...] Read More »

    9 months ago

Wheels Review

  • Subaru Crosstrek the right compact fit

    Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald When Subaru rolled out its smallest all-wheel-drive crossover a few years ago, it found a ready niche market. With the long-established Forester and Outback having established well-established customer bases, the Crosstrek slid into the lineup and made huge fans out of buyers wanting something smaller. The Crosstrek, years and a [...] Read More »

    2 years ago
  • Hyundai rolls out new SUV for the city

    New Kona the right fit for the urban environment Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald What does the Hyundai Kona have in common with the coffee of the same name? They’re both invigorating, smooth, captivating and irresistible. Of course, their names both have connections to Hawaii. And both will be appealing in any kind of weather. [...] Read More »

    3 years ago
  • Touring in spotlight at bike show

    Redesigned and new models give buyers plenty of choice Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald January may be the middle of winter but it’s also the start of motorcycle season for fans who make the trek to Calgary for the annual show of two-wheeled wonders. The Cowtown event gives southern Albertans an early chance to see [...] Read More »

    3 years ago
  • Ford F-150 sets the bar high

    2018 pickup gives buyers everything they need Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald Have you driven a Ford truck lately? If not, and you’re in the market for a high-quality pickup, you’re missing out. Ford’s F-150 has long been the favourite of truck buyers in North America and for many good reasons. After a mid-cycle facelift, [...] Read More »

    3 years ago
  • GMC reinvents Terrain

    Redesigned crossover spacious and powerful Al Beeber Lethbridge Herald With its redesigned 2018 Terrain, GMC is not just going to conquer the highway, it’s going win over the hearts of crossover fans. A tidier and — in this opinion — a better looking package, the new Terrain offers buyers a spacious and comfortable crossover [...] Read More »

    4 years ago