When Fear is Real

Thom DickFeatured, ParentingLeave a Comment

Nothing is quite as unnerving as waking up from a dead sleep and seeing a kid silently standing over your bed at 3am. “I’m afraid Daddy,” she whispers. “Well SO AM I NOW!” You feel like yelling as your heart beats wildly! (Thankfully you keep … Read More

Knowing your identity
for families!
March 22

Stefan DuerksenFeaturedLeave a Comment

This past Sunday Stefan Duerksen gave a great message on knowing your identity. He also designed daily exercises that will help you to take the head knowledge you learned on the weekend and start getting it into your heart! Obviously these are wonderful exercises for … Read More

Knowing your identity
for families!
March 21

Stefan DuerksenFeaturedLeave a Comment

This past Sunday Stefan Duerksen gave a great message on knowing your identity. He also designed daily exercises that will help you to take the head knowledge you learned on the weekend and start getting it into your heart! Obviously these are wonderful exercises for … Read More

Knowing your identity
for families!
March 20

Stefan DuerksenFeaturedLeave a Comment

This past Sunday Stefan Duerksen gave a great message on knowing your identity. He also designed daily exercises that will help you to take the head knowledge you learned on the weekend and start getting it into your heart! Obviously these are wonderful exercises for … Read More

Knowing your identity
for families!
March 19

Stefan DuerksenFeaturedLeave a Comment

This past Sunday Stefan Duerksen gave a great message on knowing your identity. He also designed daily exercises that will help you to take the head knowledge you learned on the weekend and start getting it into your heart! Obviously these are wonderful exercises for … Read More

Knowing your identity
for families!
March 18

Stefan DuerksenFeaturedLeave a Comment

This past Sunday Stefan Duerksen gave a great message on knowing your identity. He also designed daily exercises that will help you to take the head knowledge you learned on the weekend and start getting it into your heart! Obviously these are wonderful exercises for … Read More

Violence in the Bible

Thom DickFeatured4 Comments

One of the Church Renewal Practices is “Learn about God and know God” and clearly the most important way to do this is to read the Bible. But does that mean all of the Bible? Should we focus on just the stories about Jesus (and … Read More

Knowing Your Identity
for Families
March 17

Stefan DuerksenFeaturedLeave a Comment

On Sunday Stefan Duerksen gave a great message on knowing your identity. He also designed daily exercises that will help you to take the head knowledge you learned on the weekend and start getting it into your heart! Obviously these are wonderful exercises for anyone … Read More

Knowing your identity
for FAMILIES!
March 16

Stefan DuerksenFeaturedLeave a Comment

On Sunday Stefan Duerksen gave a great message on knowing your identity. He also designed daily exercises that will help you to take the head knowledge you learned on the weekend and start getting it into your heart! Obviously these are wonderful exercises for anyone … Read More

Parents who persevere

Thom DickFeatured, Parenting1 Comment

Yes, yes, we all know that parenting is hard. Let’s just move on from the clichés and start talking about solutions. This year, more than any other, I have had to persevere as a dad. It’s like those wars and rumours of wars that I … Read More

Parenting God’s Way – Part 1
The Bible

Chris PuhachFeatured, ParentingLeave a Comment

The Bible has many informal titles: “God’s Love Letter To Humanity”, “Life Manual”, “God’s Word”, “Scripture” and more.  2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV), right from the Bible’s own pages, is a great description of its purpose. It declares that, All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, … Read More

Foster kids need friends

Thom DickAdoption/Fostering, Featured2 Comments

I started working at Southland in 2006 and I’ll never forget as the realization dawned on me that somewhere around 10-15% of our youth group were foster or adopted children. It was very exciting for me to be in a church that valued taking care … Read More

Speaking With Your Kids About Sex

Chris PuhachFeatured, Parenting3 Comments

What a wonderful blessing it is to be a parent! We have the mighty privilege of training our children up in the way they should go and the time that we invest NOW can bear incredible fruit later on. The time is worth it! Fellow parent, do … Read More

A Media Challenge (Part 2)!

Donavan FriesenFamily, Featured1 Comment

Yesterday morning I was sitting in church and felt convicted that I needed to become more creative with my children again. I had found myself resorting to the easy and obvious things to do as a family. We have set the parameter in our home … Read More

What I look for in a legacy

Thom DickFamily, Featured1 Comment

Several years ago I had the formidable experience of preaching at the chapel of a senior’s residence in Winnipeg. I say formidable because this particular complex seemed to be filled entirely with former Mennonite Brethren pastors. Now put me in front of a group of … Read More

Southland Worship – Together We Run

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At Southland we have learned and experienced the tremendous value and importance of the Body of Christ. Individually we are only one part of the Body, but when each part take ownership for their role in unity with the other parts and under the headship of Jesus, the church … Read More