This week had a lot of good news, including so many ways that people around the world are sharing the good news of Jesus Christ.

Christian movie on adoption hits No. 7 at weekend box office

A true story of a young man’s journey as he sets out to meet his birth parents did well at the box office across North America over the weekend.

Lifemark grossed $2.2 million behind films like Barbarian and Brahmastra Part One: Shiva.

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Through the lens: over a decade of life on Hutterite colony

A Manitoba photographer is showcasing a labour of love in a new art exhibit that tells the story of life on a Hutterite Colony. 

Tim Smith is a photojournalist of the Brandon Sun newspaper. 

"In 2009, I had lived in Brandon for two years, still getting to know the prairies and where I fit in," says Smith. "I was looking for something beyond the daily work that I do for the paper but wasn't sure what that would be. One day I drove by Deerboine Colony and the women of the colony were out planting the garden. I pulled over and asked if I could take a few photos of them."

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Call to action: 'reconciliation begins with us'

Today marks the beginning of a 94-day campaign to bring awareness of the impact that residential schools had on Indigenous Peoples and how reconciliation can be reached through understanding and learning.

Reconciliation Thunder is a nonprofit organization that supplies Canadians with the opportunity to learn more about the basics of reconciliation. It was founded by Jimmy Thunder along with a few of his friends.

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Gospel work persists amid record-breaking Pakistan floods

Meteorologists expect more rain in Pakistan this week, posing a new threat to 668,000 people left homeless by severe seasonal flooding.

Weeks of heavy rains and floods have affected 33 million people; the number of people in makeshift shelters increased by 190,000 since last week. Record-breaking deluges killed at least 1,400 people, washing away roughly $30 billion in housing, farmland, and livestock.

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Franklin Graham shares hope of Jesus to over 17,000 in Mongolia

The first-ever 'Festival of Joy' had thousands of Mongolians hearing the gospel this past weekend, delivered by Franklin Graham. 

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) was in the capital city of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, on September 10 and 11. There were 17,300 people in attendance and over 2,000 people made the first time decision to follow Jesus. 

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Ministries bringing food to millions in Pakistan after 'devastating' flooding

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank alongside the government and other organizations are stepping up to provide relief for millions affected from intense flood waters in Pakistan. 

"The situation in Pakistan right now is almost indescribable," says Stefan Epp-Koop, the Humanitarian and Nexus Program Manager at Canadian Foodgrains Bank. "We have a flood that has impacted 33 million people and a third of the country is underwater right now. People's livelihoods have been washed away."

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Over $50K raised at Adult & Teen Challenge Demolition Derby held in Morris

Over $50,000 was raised this past Sunday at the Adult & Teen Challenge Demolition Derby held in Morris at the Manitoba Stampede & Exhibition Grounds.

Robby Ahuja is Chief Development Officer for Adult & Teen Challenge (ATC) of Central Canada.

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From anxiety-ridden to peace-filled, Max Lucado talks health journey

Christian author and pastor Max Lucado is sharing how the Holy Spirit has helped him battle anxiety throughout his recent health struggles.

Roughly a year ago, Lucado made a video post informing people that he was diagnosed with an ascending aortic aneurysm. The medical condition is an abnormal bulging and weakening in an aorta at the point before the curve. If an aortic aneurysm ruptures, it can cause life-threatening bleeding.

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Why a 16th-century martyr is the centre of new Manitoba Peace Garden

The Mennonite Heritage Village is thrilled to be opening a peace garden centred around a historic Mennonite martyr with an inspiring story.

The Dirk Willems Peace Garden officially opened to the public on August 20, 2022. 

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Fans fuelling up with excitement as Jets prepare for new season

Winnipeg Jets are welcoming fans to join them during their training camp to bring excitement for the new season beginning.

"It's essentially a kick-off to our season for the past number of years," says Kory Harnum, manager of community relations for the Winnipeg Jets. "Our Jets are in training camp, so we join them out at the Bell MTS Ice Plex and it's essentially one large festival to get our fans excited for the upcoming season."

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Addicted to drugs and a suicide attempt, God helped rapper do One8Tea

After receiving a second chance at life this Canadian rapper is writing rhymes to give praise.

Teah is a Canadian Christian rapper that calls himself the 'East Coast Fresh IE.' He goes by the stage name One8Tea, because of what God has done in his life. 

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Hollywood actor Shia Laboeuf reaches end of his rope and finds great hope in God

Hitting rock bottom and wanting to end it all, Shia LaBeouf is opening up about how the gospel of Jesus radically changed his life. 

LaBeouf plays the lead character in a new film called Padre Pio and the Friars. Coming into acting this part, Laboeuf was in desperate need of help. 

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Manitoba strikes deal with drugstore chain to supply free menstrual products

The Manitoba government plans to make millions of menstrual products available for free at schools, women's shelters and resource centres across the province.

The Progressive Conservative government has reached a deal with Shoppers Drug Mart, which will see the pharmacy chain supply 3.3 million tampons and pads each year for three years.

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Community mourns loss of woman who constantly cared for less fortunate

After passing away from a stroke this past weekend, a family and community are remembering the amazing legacy of compassion that one Manitoban woman is leaving behind.

Marsha Eldridge suffered a massive stroke that had her airlifted from her community of Carman, Man. to Winnipeg hospital on Friday. After the doctors assessed her situation, they told her husband Ron that he wouldn't have long with her. They transferred Marsha back to Carman and a few short hours later she went to be with her Lord. 

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Celebration at Forks reminder We Are All Treaty People

This weekend will be a time of celebration and building relationships in Winnipeg in hopes of moving one small step closer to reconciliation between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. 

Kerry Saner-Harvey is the Indigenous Neighbours Coordinator with MCC Manitoba, and he also helps organize this yearly event. 

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'London is not the same': Manitobans chronicle historic moment in time

It's been eight days since Queen Elizabeth II passed away and a few Manitoba-born Londoners are sharing what it's been like in the city.

Lee Leschasin is originally from Rossburn, Manitoba. She first went to London when she was 18 years old.

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