The good news this week includes Golden West celebrating 65 years broadcasting and making a difference in communities, a two-year-old that had a successful kidney transplant thanks to her dad, and another little girl who is cancer free. Read all those stories below!
'Truly a miracle': Nobody injured after car comes to rest at pulpit in church sanctuary
A church in Supply, North Carolina, is praising God after nobody was seriously injured when an airborne car crashed into a church building and tore through the sanctuary, shortly before people were set to arrive for a prayer meeting.
The incident occurred on February 23, about 30 minutes before a weeknight prayer meeting was set to begin at Mt Pisgah Baptist Church.
WATCH: Carine Bado releases second single on upcoming EP, 'At Your Feet'
Feeling overwhelmed with life's circumstances, Carine Bado wrote her new single about choosing to lay her burdens down at God's feet.
"I wrote 'At Your Feet' a year and a half ago," says Bado. "I had it in mind to release the song as a single last year in November. The new variant just changed all the plans of everyone. I thought in mind, okay, maybe God has other plans for this song."
Elevation Worship release highly anticipated album
To showcase the beautiful nature of Christ, Elevation Worship's newest album is titled LION with a picture of a lamb on its front cover.
"Everything we do stems first from being the expression of worship coming from Elevation Church. In other words, without Elevation Church, there is no Elevation Worship," says lead singer Chris Brown to New Release Today.
The importance of celebrating International Women's Day as a church
Today is International Women's Day.
In 2021, together with six other eastern Canadian Churches of Christ, Ottawa Church of Christ hosted a special Women's Day Sunday Service.
Equipping and empowering kids ministry workers this weekend
The two-day Awesome Kidmin Conference is happening this weekend, and anyone interested in the sessions still has time to register.
For anyone involved in kids ministry, there are two portions to the Awesome Kidmin Conference. Friday during the day is geared towards those in leadership in kids ministry and it's $60 to attend. On Friday evening and the Saturday break-out sessions, anyone who loves kids and Jesus can enjoy the conference for $60. If people want to attend both aspects, online or in-person, it's $100.
'The whole point of music is to be together': MBCI hosts first concert since COVID
Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute (MBCI) hosted their first concert with people in the audience yesterday since 2020.
Andrew Klassen teaches concert band and jazz band at MBCI.
"We're very excited," says Klassen. "Our jazz bands and vocal jazz ensembles did a concert called An Evening of Jazz at MBCI. What's exciting is that we haven't done this concert in two years. We were in preparation to go to the Brandon Jazz Festival but it shut down."
Highway 75 will soon be protected from flooding
One segment remains before the Highway 75 flood protection project is complete.
According to a provincial spokesperson, the final element involves an extension to the south Morris dike, along with associated grading and paving. The project will be tendered and constructed this year, with a targeted completion date for the fall.
Preparing your garden for spring with Jensen's Nursery and Garden Centre
It is the beginning of March, and though it does not look like it outside with all of the snow that’s still on the ground, spring is coming!
According to the experts, now is the time to start planning your outdoor garden, and begin some indoor planting for spring.
WATCH: For King & Country song inspired by singer's 7-year-old son
In a tear-jerking video, Luke Smallbone shares the inspiration for one of the songs on For King & Country's upcoming album, called 'Cheering You On.'
The Christian band For King & Country is made up of two brothers, Luke and Joel Smallbone. Luke is married to Courtney and together they have four children, three sons and a daughter born in that order.
UPDATE: Father giving young daughter his kidney in transplant surgery
The Petit family are rejoicing this afternoon as the transplant surgery involving dad and daughter went well.
Candice Petit emailed CHVN with an update after the surgery with her husband Marquis and youngest daughter Eveline.
Golden West, innovation and growth through 65 years
Golden West, the largest independent radio broadcaster in Canada, started 65 years ago.
The first station, CFAM, began broadcasting at 8:01 p.m. on March 13, 1957. The radio station, operating at 1,000 watts and heard at 1290 AM, was housed in a small studio in Altona – a community of 1,800 people at the time.
WATCH: For King & Country release new album and music video
After four years of waiting, For King & Country fans can enjoy new music from the newly released album What Are We Waiting For?
This new album is For King & Country's fourth studio album, released today. Alongside its release, they are sharing their music video for 'Broken Halos', premiering at 10:00 a.m.
NFL player's story of faith, family, and fortitude when infant daughter diagnosed with cancer
An NFL linebacker and his wife are praising God for their baby daughter's story after being diagnosed with a rare cancer.
Demario Davis is an American football linebacker for the New Orleans Saints in the NFL. He and his wife Tamela had their faith put to the test recently.