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The Council Speaks

Q: After reading The Grieving Indian, I saw a prayer at the back of the book: "Dear Jesus, I realize I am a sinner. I long for peace in my heart. I believe you are the Holy Son of... — Updated 8/5/2022


Director's Corner

If you were to look up the definition of joy, the Oxford dictionary says that joy is "a feeling of great pleasure and happiness." In the Merriam-Webster dictionary, joy (when used... — Updated 8/5/2022

 By JDS    Perspectives

Letters from Our Readers

I'm a Native from the Navaho Tribe. I have been incarcerated since 1999. When I came to prison, I was a religious person who only believed in God when I was in trouble. I was a back... — Updated 8/5/2022


Daring to Dream

Here's the thing about dreams. I think that some people need to learn to dream. Especially after they have been taught not to. For six years, our family lived under the assumption... — Updated 6/23/2022


Through Troubled Waters

Now and then you run across some lines in an old song that just kind of hit you. As a songwriter, I hear a good one and tend to take notice of the way words are put together. I... — Updated 6/23/2022


Wise People Still Worship Him

Some people say Christmas is not about giving gifts. But it is! Christmas celebrates the day God gave us the best gift ever-when He sent His Son to the world. "For God so loved the... — Updated 11/23/2021


What Is Our Relationship to the World?

It is difficult for Christians to follow Christ because we are in a spiritual warfare daily with the devil, who is the ruler of this world. We live in a permissive society today... — Updated 11/22/2021


The Council Speaks

Question: My husband and I became Christians two years ago. We are glad that we know the Savior, but we struggle with some things. Our families follow the traditional ways, and... — Updated 11/22/2021


He Calls Me under His Wings

He will cover thee with his pinions, And under his wings shalt thou take refuge: His truth is a shield and a buckler. Psalm 91:4 Devotion: The psalms are often songs of comfort.... — Updated 10/4/2021


The Council Speaks

Q: Our Indigenous church has a problem between those with low incomes and those who have a good paying jobs. Most of our leaders are the ones with good incomes, but the low-income... — Updated 10/4/2021


What Does It Mean to Have a Personal Relationship with God?

Christianity is not a religion but it is a personal relationship with Christ. When a person becomes a Christian, he or she will tell you that he or she has accepted Jesus Christ as... — Updated 10/4/2021


A Word from the General Director

Dear Friends, A few weeks ago, my wife Krystal and I took a short camping trip to the small town of Nordegg, Alberta. Our two children have been serving at Camp Chestermere as Camp... — Updated 10/4/2021


The Council Speaks

Question: When I was four years old I was left by my parents and put in a foster home. My foster family cared for my physical needs but they never loved me. I felt like I didn't... — Updated 9/2/2021


The Council Speaks

Question: Jesus said, "I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won't have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life." John 8:12 What does... — Updated 3/27/2021


ILM Updates

Change. Change is constant. Here at ILM, a lot of change has been happening. In the last two months we have welcomed a new general director, and we have also set up a satellite... — Updated 3/27/2021


A Look at A Father and Son Relation

The birth of our son Joseph Seth was truly an extraordinary answer to prayer, and we call him our "miracle baby." He was born 25 years after Sheila and I married, and his birth has... — Updated 3/27/2021


FamilyLife Canada

Learn about this ministry through our interview with Dan DeGaris-Director of Development, Indigenous Ministry What are the top two challenges marriages face today across the board?... — Updated 3/27/2021

 By Becky Kew    Perspectives

Fruitless or Fruitful?

Can you imagine sitting down to have a big bowl of yummy Froot Loops® only to find when you poured out the contents of the box there weren't fruity loops inside, but rather... — Updated 3/27/2021


Healing the Heart and "Repent"

As a child and as a teenager and even as an adult, several times I would act in a certain way that wasn't helpful in my moving forward in maturity. I would make mistakes and endure... — Updated 3/27/2021


Forgive and Forget? You've Got to be Kidding!

When I was five years old, my twelve-year-old cousin, who was a bully and who teased and tormented me without mercy, pushed me into the river. I couldn't swim and would have... — Updated 3/27/2021


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The Council Speaks

Q: I served my time as a serious offender but am having many doubts that God can forgive me for what I've done. How do I know for sure I am forgiven? A: Nehemiah 9:17 says, "But... — Updated 10/13/2020


The Council Speaks

Question: How do I heal myself after losing my partner of 19 years? She was my life, my companion. How do I heal from my grieving? I spoke with one elder and she told me my love is... — Updated 4/7/2020


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