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Pastor Terry Goerz, High Prairie Redeemer Lutheran Church It was 500 years ago, Oct. 31, 1517, that an only locally known monk, priest and professor named Martin Luther posted 95 thesis on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg,…

Pastor Luc Portelance, High Prairie Victory Life Church Did Jesus really say, “I am the way, the truth and the life?” One of the biggest questions we all have to face and try to answer is, “Is Jesus really the…

Pastor Keith Williams, High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church In one of my counselling books Dr. Tim Clinton and Dr. John Trent give some startling facts about marriage and divorce. “Born-again Christian couples who marry…in the church after having received premarital…
Hungry bruin’s dinner plans foiled.

Chris Clegg South Peace News Never store anything resembling food in your vehicle. It’s a lesson George Bellerose has learned after leaving a bag of trash in his Dodge Caravan the night of Oct. 1. Bellerose knew there were bears…

Joseph L’Heureux, Lay Minister Why did so many of us cradle Christians go out into the darkness, when we were brought into the light by our parents or teachers? Why did we choose this difficult path? Did our personal ambitions…

Jeff Burgar Every so often, somebody throws a monkey wrench into things and the whole machine of good intentions and wonderful possibilities collapses. High Prairie’s new hospital? A great project combined with a continuing care facility that is second to…

Pastor Pat Duffin, High Prairie Christian Centre What are you worth? It depends on who you ask, of course. But we each occupy more space in this world than we fully grasp. To the banker and the money lender, our…

Amy Norland, For High Prairie St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church September is a time of renewal, new beginnings, of harvesting, of seeing the promise of spring fulfilled. In short, September is pregnant with anticipation. During this time, it is easy…

Dan Cooper, President, High Prairie Branch, Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints We all want to grow and learn and be better today than we were yesterday. So why is change so hard? Personal growth is essential to God’s plan. The…

Pastor Brian Gilroy, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene This past month we have experienced a great loss in our community. The loss of two young men who passed away tragically and needlessly as a result of an accident. This…

Lay Minister Joseph L’Heureux If this sounds arrogant consider these next few paragraphs. “All creation was made subject to futility, not of its own accord, but by Him who once subjected it; yet not without hope, because the world itself…

Pastor Pat Duffin, High Prairie Christian Centre Religion! Everyone has an opinion about it; some positive, some not. Some strong, some don’t care. Some well thought out, others lazy or careless. But, we all have our opinion; which is why…

Amy Norland, For High Prairie St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church The 1970s ushered in a huge upheaval when industry found itself relying on a workforce that society did not take seriously. [Florence Bird] Roles in the church are also being…

Dan Cooper, President, High Prairie Branch, Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lately, I have been contemplating happiness and what it is that brings true joy to one’s life. As I recall times in my life when I have been the…

Pastor Brian Gilroy, High Prairie Church of the Nazarene Pain and trauma exact a great toll upon a person. Betrayal, violation, jealousy and disappointment can imprison you on many levels. The dual nature of a “me first” and a “shame”…

Pastor Luc Portelance, High Prairie Victory Life Church “We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.” [2…

Pastor Keith Williams, High Prairie Bethel Baptist Church People often ask me this type of question: “What programs does your church have and/or offer, what kind of music, are there any youth activities, men’s groups, small groups, etc.?” I have…

Richard Froese South Peace News   A High Prairie RCMP officer has been charged with impaired driving and will go to trial next February. Cpl. Anita Lee Doktor will stand Feb. 21, 2018 when a charge of impaired operation was…

Joseph L’Heureux, Lay Minister This is whom the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts is addressed to. In other words, you! Have you taken these two letters personally? Actually, the whole Bible is meant for you personally. The…