This short work week still contained a lot of good news stories, including new songs, caring individuals, and a potential revival.
Asbury college in Kentucky: Is it a revival?
The Christian college of Asbury in Wilmore, Kentucky has had people inside the chapel worshipping non-stop for over 12 days and the president made an announcement as to how things will look moving forward.
"We are experiencing a historic moment at Asbury University," says Dr. Kevin Brown, Asbury University's president in an official statement on Facebook. "Since our regularly scheduled chapel service on February 8, there have been countless expressions and demonstrations of radical humility, compassion, confession, consecration, and surrender unto God."
From years of infertility to 10 children in eight years
Alicia Dougherty and her husband, Josh, experienced nine years of infertility and losses.
They knew they wanted to be parents, so they started looking into foster care and adoption.
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Stand against bullying by wearing pink!
February 22 is known as Pink Shirt day to stop bullying, and along with wearing the bright colour, many schools will have anti-bullying programs to teach acceptance.
According to the Pink Shirt Day website, the anti-bullying campaign first began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against bullying after a new student was harassed and threatened for wearing pink. The two students bought dozens of pink shirts were bought and distributed them to their classmates to wear the next day.
Lauren Daigle releasing first single in 2 years
Lauren Daigle has announced that she will be releasing a new single in March after two years of simply touring.
The single is titled 'Thank God I Do' and will be released on March 8, 2023.
Team Toba earns second silver
Manitoba's second medal at the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island was won in speedskating.
Winnipeg's Sofia Bieber, our province's flagbearer for the opening ceremony, captured silver in the women's 1500-metre race. Ryan Kulbacki of Winnipeg finished fifth in the men's 1500-metres.
Joy Smith helping raise awareness for human trafficking with new initiative
February 22 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day which has the Joy Smith Foundation launching a new national initiative.
"The campaign we have is designed to educate people about the common signs that someone may be at risk of being groomed for human trafficking and lured into the sex trade," says founder Joy Smith. "We are having a joint launch with the Winnipeg Police Service and Manitoba RCMP."
How one pastor transformed the sting from his past into purpose for today
When people look at highly sought-after pastor and speaker Chris Brown, they see a successful man that is well put together. What they don't know is his history.
In 2014, Chris was in a board meeting where they were dissecting one of his talks and figuring out ways that he could be a better communicator. At one point, someone commented and said that Chris came across as somebody who has always had a polished and easy life.
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Canadian grain storage arrived just in time for Ukrainian farmer
Oleh His marches with pride and purpose in rain-soaked mud through row upon row of large white polyethylene bags, each stamped with a Canadian logo and filled to bursting with this year's harvest of grain.
The 24-year-old grain farmer with a slight build, fair hair and braces is also a volunteer with the Ukrainian military. He splits his time between running the family farm and sourcing money and supplies for the front.
Two more speedskating medals for Team Toba
Team Toba captured two medals in speedskating Wednesday at the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island.
Sofia Bieber won gold in the women's 500-metre race.
Carine Bado releases new single, 'Second Chances'
Local Christian artist Carine Bado is releasing a new, powerful single called 'Second Chances.'
"It's a very personal [song]," says Bado. "It's a reflection of God's amazing grace and personally, my experience of that amazing grace and redemption. It was a way for me to thank God for everything He has done, and what the cross really means to me."
Martine Kelsey sharing God's love through song and TV
After a radical experience with the love of God, a Canadian Christian artist is thrilled to continue spreading God's love to people through media and song.
Martine Kelsey is a Canadian Christian singer, songwriter, and the host of a TV/online show called Just Be Love. She originally grew up in New Brunswick but calls Toronto home for now.
Katy Nichole announces debut full-length album
After having an amazing career debut in 2022, Katy Nichole is making sure 2023 continues the pattern of success with a powerful full-length album.
This morning, Katy Nichole took to social media to let her fans know that her debut album will be released on all platforms on February 24.
Building 429 band member's daughter gets standing ovation after American Idol audition
Jason Roy, a guitar player from Christian band Building 429 recently played guitar as his daughter Haven Madison sang an original song for the American Idol judges.
At just 16 years old, Madison performed her original single 'Fifteen' for judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan.
'A moment of rebirth' :Jesus Revolution in theatres nationwide
In 2015, while researching another film, Jon Erwin stumbled upon a Time magazine with a psychedelic portrait of Jesus and the words Jesus Revolution. This inspired him to bring the true story to life.
"I'm like, what is this? I read the article, and it was this buoyant, hopeful, optimistic take on sweeping spiritual awakening that was happening all across America, specifically with college students, high school students and hippies," Jon Erwin, director of Jesus Revolution, explained.