There were many good stories this week, including two outdoor snow and ice displays that are not only drawing people artistically but helping out the community at the same time. 

Jordan St. Cyr opens March For Life rally in D.C.

Jordan St. Cyr is touring through the U.S. with Anne Wilson, but he may have already played in front of one of his largest crowds.

St. Cyr kicked off the pro-life protest, March For Life, in Washington, D.C. on Friday. The march is held annually around the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Roe v. Wade on January 22, 1973. The decision ruled that the U.S. Constitution protected a pregnant women's right to choose an abortion without excessive government restriction.

Read More

What does it mean to be an interim pastor and lead freely?

Rather than staying with a church for a long time, one local pastor's focus is to help churches transition into their next greater role in the community.

Eric Friesen is the Interim Pastor at Church of the Way in Winnipeg. However, his time there is coming to a close, as that is the name of the game when it comes to interim and transitional pastoring roles. 

Read More

Katy Weirich: New EP inspired by experience battling postpartum depression and anxiety

For as long as she can remember, music has always been a part of Katy Weirich's life. 

"Singing and playing the piano was something that I kinda started pretty intensely at around twelve. I always was singing as a little kid, but I remember around twelve, that was when I started to figure out chords on the piano and started to sing and accompany myself for the first time," said Katy.

Read more and listen to podcast

Locals warming up to new Winnipeg Winter Activities map

The creator of the Winnipeg Christmas Light Map has been defrosting her map-making skills to create a database for fellow winter lovers.

Those seeking out winter adventures are turning to Carol Cassel's latest project: her Winnipeg Winter Activities map.

Read More

Loewen Winterplex way of connecting families and enjoying winter

Arvid Loewen often spends his summer cycling, but the winters have him creating a wonderland in his back yard for his family and their friends. 

Loewen is best known for taking his body to the physical extreme limit all in the name of blessing children in Africa. But he's been blessing kids in his own backyard for many years as well. 

Read More

'This is my battle cry': Country music star shares emotional baptism video

Well-known actress and country singer Jana Kramer says she's found healing "in the name of Jesus," sharing a video of her baptism with her 2 million Instagram followers on Sunday.

"This is my battle cry," says Kramer on an Instagram post the day of her baptism. "This is the day I stopped walking alone. The beauty is …I was never alone. He was always walking with me…I just didn’t think I deserved that."

Read More

Risen from prison: Beyond my wildest imagination

Bosco Poon, a.k.a. B.O.Z (Born Of Zion), was an aspiring recording artist who ended up in a Canadian federal prison. In his most hopeless moment, Jesus appeared before him, and his life was completely changed.

Chinese-Canadian pastor Bosco Poon a.k.a. B.O.Z (Born of Zion), was an aspiring Canadian recording artist, but through a series of unfortunate associations and choices, he ended up involved in criminal activity, eventually becoming an accomplice to the kidnapping of a Vancouver college student in April 2004. He was arrested and entered a lengthy trial, where he was sentenced to 12 years in prison for kidnapping, extortion, and conspiracy. His case was featured prominently in the Canadian press.

Read more and listen to podcast

Thousands praying for Chinese Christians during Beijing Olympics

People from 94 countries have signed up to dedicate prayer time to Chinese Christians.

Strong support is coming from Canada, the United States, and Australia as The Voice of the Martyrs call for prayer.

Read More

'Wall of Winterpeg' back and ready to collect for Harvest Manitoba

A popular ice castle is back, and it is bigger and better than ever before.

Last year, David Robinson built a massive eight-foot-tall, 40-foot-wide ice structure on his Algonquin Avenue lawn. This year, he says, it has grown to 75-feet long and 10 feet tall.

Read More

Un-bear-lievable snow sculpting returns

A local Winnipeg woman is spending hours sculpting snow in her yard once again this winter, helping herself as well as the community.

Vinora Bennett is back at snow sculpting this winter in her yard. Last year her yard was known as Bears on Barrington, with 23 sculpted polar bears. This year, it's more than just bears. 

Read More

Mel Gibson and Mark Wahlberg collaborate in new faith film

Two Hollywood heavyweights are teaming up in a redemption story that trades in boxing gloves for a Bible.

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg has been quite vocal about his Christian faith for some time, and it will come through in his newest role in the upcoming religious movie, Father Stu

Read More

WATCH: After weeks of prayer, Winnipeg church singing new song

With all the unknowns of the future for churches and the way people gather, one church found itself crying out to God for wisdom, and out of it, a new song was birthed. 

Bomba Ng'andu is the worship leader for New City Church based out of Winnipeg and Winkler, Manitoba. For the past month, the church has been actively engaged in many prayer meetings. 

Read More

Warming Huts enjoy musical opening at The Forks

From singing in outdoor showers to Al Simmons performances, The Warming Huts will have a noise-fuelled winter.

On Thursday morning, The Forks President and CEO Sara Stasiuk joyfully and officially kicked off the 2022 Warming Hut season. The bitter cold day did not stop work from happening, as the final touches on the huts were underway during the announcement.

Read More

Love & The Outcome release new single 'I'm not lucky, I'm blessed'

Love & The Outcome's Jodi King and Chris Rademaker hope their latest single will help people understand the real meaning of what it is to be blessed. 

"Our hope and our prayer is that everyone that hears it goes, 'I am blessed', like the real meaning of blessing. I am living in blessing," says Jodi King.

Read more and listen to podcast