Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1" covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.
Revival in the church can only begin and continue when the people of God experience a renewal within their hearts and a transfomation of their minds. This can never happen unless the Word of God comes alive in us and the practicing of it becomes first nature through us. In and of itself Revival is but a beginning and 'new life' through Christ a starting point to greater things in His Name. As we begin to experience more of the 'beginning of sorrows' God waits to use a people unafraid and unashamed to walk in His Word. It will never be easier than it is today, for the Word itself tells us that the days will grow more difficult. His precious grace will never be more available than in these last days, for He has spoken it in His Word.
We are to labour for God's kingdom-not simply follow Jesus. Christ had many followers but few disciples. The Synoptic Gospels record Jesus saying, ""If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me."" This passage is frequently quoted, but do we deny self, take up our cross, and follow Him? It takes guts to follow the Lord, and glory comes after one's service. In "God's Precious Children," David A. Darlington explores what it truly means to be a disciple. Do you have the guts to deny self, and become a labourer for His kingdom?
About the Author
David A. Darlington developed a hands-on, practical approach to ministry as a farm boy, a graduate of Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph; and years of dairy farming. Later, he graduated from Emmanuel Bible College (EBC), Kitchener; Canadian Theological Seminary, Calgary; and Tyndale Theological Seminary, Toronto. Ministering in Renfrew County and interacting with military families prompted his first book, "God's Tactical Unit" (Winnipeg, Word Alive Press, 2013). In recognition, EBC Alumni Association and Academic Council awarded him the "Delta Epsilon Chi" award for intellectual achievement, Christian character, and leadership ability. His foci are ministry, studying, teaching, and writing.
A wise and important book that explores a subject we talk very rarely aboutâ€”death and lossâ€”through touching stories and meaningful personal journeys. Stumbling Over Stones is a collection of poignant stories, personal anecdotes, and inspiring wisdom that guides readers in traversing the emotional landscape of loss and grief.
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