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INSIDE OUR FEBRUARY 2019 ISSUE:

COVER STORY

Powered By Prayer

The story of UPPERROOM and their hit song 'Surrounded'

 

NEWS

Pakistani top court rejects review, setting Christian woman Asia Bibi free

 

Open Doors Canada Releases 2019 World Watch List

 

Ontario Children’s Aid Society asked to stop religious discrimination

Case centres around couple denied application to foster due to Biblical beliefs

 

Christians engaging on sex-ed 'battlefield'

As the fight continues over the secular-humanistic Ontario sex-ed curriculum,

more and more parents are signing up for pro-family training.

 

What do Math, Marriage and Money have in common?

Think tank Cardus responds to the Ontario education consultation

 

EVENTS

Date Night Tour offers clean comedy for couples

23-city national tour will include ten stops in Southern Ontario

 

The Toronto Prayer Breakfast celebrates 25 years

March event will mark a quarter-century of gathering the local church

to pray for the city's leaders.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

C.S. Lewis Institute in Toronto enters its fourth year

 

FEATURES

The Missing Ingredient in Poverty Alleviation

Man-made solutions simply don't work. We can't leave Jesus out of the equation.

by Barry Slauenwhite

 

Over 100 growing projects help end hunger in Ontario in 2018

2,500 acres harvested in total, will make a difference for people affected by hunger

by Shaylyn McMahon & Amanda Thorsteinsson

 

MONEY AND FINANCE

Be Wise With Debt in 2019

by Marta LoFranco

 

BOOKS

Canadian Bible Society introduces dynamic children's comic book series

With its vibrant visual style, Fear Not is captivating for children 8-12

 

Thomas Nelson releases the NKJV Ancient-Modern Bible

U.S. Christian retailer LifeWay to reduce 'brick-and-mortar channel'

 

MUSIC

Powered By Prayer

The story of UPPERROOM and their hit song 'Surrounded'

 

WonderJam enters 11th year at Canada’s Wonderland

Headliners at June festival include Skillet, Zach Williams, Ledger and Jordan Feliz

 

Power Up 2019 takes place Feb 21-24

Toronto's premier Gospel music conference features learning opportunities

for current & aspiring singers/musicians

 

ON SCREEN

Zoomer stations carve out space on the dial for unique programming

FaithTV and JoyTV aim to stay relevant by focusing on familiar favourites whilst exploring unique 'newsblock' programming options for Christians

 

Christian Movies: 2019 edition

 

CHURCH TECH

Let Them Hear

Things to consider for your church's sound system

by Ron Pilon

 

BUSINESS

If ever there was a need for integrity, it is now

by Keith Knight

 

Work as Worship Retreat

Streaming February 22 at a church near you

 

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