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Christmas Message

A Christmas message from CBS National Director, Rev. Dr. Rupen Das. For centuries God had remained mysterious and hidden, occasionally revealing Himself through miracles and wonders. Then, about two thousand years ago, God made an astounding announcement to a young carpenter about a child whose name would be Emmanuel – meaning God with us. How…
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A Godly Encounter

I have given out Bibles before and seen varied reactions from people receiving them – from quiet appreciation to wide-eyed gratitude. But I’ve never seen such incredible enthusiasm from someone who received their Bible for the first time until recently. A week ago, I traveled to Edmonton to speak about the work of the Canadian…
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Trusting in God: Angela’s Story

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NKJV) When I read over the testimonies received from our donor family, I am often touched and encouraged by the messages of hope and healing I…
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The Influence of John Graves Simcoe

Most of us in Canada celebrate the Civic Holiday on the first Monday in August. In some regions it is known as Simcoe Day. The historical figure behind this holiday was John Graves Simcoe, a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 until 1796 in southern Ontario. He founded…
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Being a good father

For the many dads who are struggling to become heroes to your children … you are not alone. It is said that any man can be a father, but it takes a real man to be a good father. (Tweet this) God has given fathers unique roles in the family setup. The responsibility spans across serving as priests,…
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The Spiritual Potential of Millennials

There are two principles that I have always abided by in my interactions with young people and youth: Never underestimate a young person’s desire and interest in God, the Bible and spiritual truths. Never underestimate a young person’s ability to grasp the things of God, the Bible and spiritual truths. I have heard, too often,…
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Motherhood in God’s family

I grew up the youngest of four siblings. My mom the youngest of nine. And my dad the youngest of six. Our household was often bustling with family members of all ages and stages. Our concept of family extended beyond the traditional mother-father-children roles, but bled out to name aunts, uncles, big sisters, big brothers…
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