From new music put out by Canadian Christian artists, to honouring veterans who fought and those who still are, to young kids and people giving back, here's this week's good news. 

Manitobans honouring Indigenous veterans

Monday marks the 27th National Indigenous Veterans Day, honouring the sacrifices Indigenous people have made to serve their country. 

Manitobans are commemorating First Nations, Metis, and Inuit military veterans. 

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WATCH: Tennessee pastor tackles gunman during worship gathering

A pastor is being hailed as a hero after he tackled a man who got up on a church's stage and began waving and pointing a gun on Sunday.

The incident took place at Nashville Light Mission Pentecostal Church in central Tennessee, Metro Nashville Police said in a statement according to the Associated Press. A 26-year-old man pulled a gun while the pastor was praying with several people.

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New Winnipeg church thrilled to host first in-person service

Starting up last August, a new church in Winnipeg is welcoming people to join them for their first in-person service. 

"I grew up in a Christian home but didn't know I was going to be a pastor," says Pastor Victor Akinyemi of Desire of Nations Church in Winnipeg.

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Steinbach Adult and Teen Challenge receives a two-storey gift

What started out as a place where individuals struggling with addictions and life-controlling behaviours would find hope and healing back in 2013, has now returned to what Steinbach's Southland Church had originally intended the facility for.

Earlier this month, the two-storey complex off Westview Drive in Steinbach was gifted to Adult and Teen Challenge, by the church.

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30,000 children hearing the gospel each day

When people pack shoeboxes, they're giving 'so much more than just a shoebox.'

Lynette Loewen is the Regional Manager for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) in Central Canada. 

"I've been packing boxes for as long as I can remember, as a kid and then growing up and even in University," says Loewen. "Then I saw the Regional Manager position opportunity, and I thought that'd be really neat to get involved more."

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How God has used the short life of a young boy to impact many

When Hayden Moffit was born, he was diagnosed with a severe case of cerebral palsy.

His parents were told that the future was grim and that he would never leave the hospital. But in fact, Hayden did leave the hospital and went on to live for over two years.

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Hip-hop artist leaning on God after life of addiction

His life was spiralling out of control until he had an encounter with God last year, and now a Canadian hip-hop artist is sharing music that resonates with his transformed heart. 

Once singing on the main stage, Canadian hip-hop artist Kalem Moses lost it all before finding his eternal worth. 

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11-year-old's sock business expands Canada-wide while blessing less fortunate

A young entrepreneur is happy to give back to the community as his sock business continues to grow. 

In 2020 at just 10-years-old, Treyton Walcott started up a sock business over Facebook called Super Socks

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Lunch break surprise brings smiles to homeschool group

The first day of snowfall is pairing well with warm, deep-fried chicken for one homeschool household. 

Angela Wiebe and her crew was the latest winner for the Chicken Chef Lunch Break. Wiebe and her husband live just outside of Winnipeg in East St.Paul. 

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Royal Canadian Air Force Band warming up for Remembrance Day

Tones associated with Remembrance Day will be ringing throughout the city on Thursday.

17 Wing's band is well-known in Winnipeg, often playing at Remembrance Day services leading up to the day, and at the RBC Convention Centre on the day of. This year Master Corporal Jamie Henderson with the Royal Canadian Air Force Band says their in-person services will be limited to 17 Wing members. Buglers and a bagpiper will play at other locations across the city, including at Winnipeg's veterans care home, Deer Lodge.

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Knox United's story of peace amidst war

Knox United Church has an incredible story of peace in the midst of war and they want to share it as Remembrance Day approaches.

World War II started in 1939 in Asia and Europe. The Empire of Japan was heavily involved and in December of 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. This led to a distrust for those of Japanese ancestry throughout the United States and Canada. An order was signed in Canada that ordered the removal of all those of Japanese heritage from within 100-miles of the Pacific Coast.

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From Ottawa to Atlanta, new Christian artist taking melodic tones with her

Used to singing backup, a Canadian Christian pop/R&B artist is now stepping into the limelight.  

Charity Grant is a singer/songwriter who is new to the Christian music scene when it comes to releasing original songs. However, she's been singing on stage for most of her life. Grant's first single released in August is 'Pressure.'

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Watch and Rejoice! The anticipation of Advent and celebration of Christmas in St. Cyr's new song

Jordan St. Cyr has released Christmas music for the first time in his career, with not one but two singles, and now fans can enjoy the video for one of his songs.

'Rejoice' is an original Christmas song written by St. Cyr. He talks with Mike Thom about the meaning behind the song as well as the excitement of Advent & Christmas as a father, and as a follower of Jesus.

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Fine line between smuggling and shipping Bibles

Successfully sending Bibles into countries that persecute Christians can be a tricky task.

A ministry that specializes in sending Bibles recently sent out 200 Bibles to a church in Nigeria. It's not illegal to send Bibles to Nigeria, but border patrol can make it difficult. 

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'Giving is everything'

Sitting in her living room surrounded by shoeboxes, a Winnipeg woman is preparing to put smiles on the faces of 100 children.

Galilee Jabonillo has usually packed four shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child along with her family as their church takes part in the annual Christmas shoebox drive. But last year she decided to increase her footprint.

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A little faith: A father's miracle story of faith, hope, love and a micro preemie

Life had been good to Karen and Bob Krech. They had travelled the world as overseas teachers. They were blessed with a strong marriage, a nice house, great jobs, and a happy, healthy two-year-old son. 

Things took a downward spiral when Karen became pregnant with their daughter.At just 23 weeks, Karen began experiencing some difficulties with the pregnancy and was forced to deliver the baby.

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