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Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit

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Photos from the Renewal Mission Pastors Lunch

WVBC Youth Pastor Jason & Rachel Burtt speaking with St Simon’s NV Youth Pastor Jill Cardwell at GVRM Pastors Lunch

Pastors David Macfarlane, Ed Goertzen, and Darcy Dube

Pastors Audrey Mabley, and Albert & Janet Zehr

Pastors Owen Scott, Peter & Doreen Quek, and John Hardy

Rev Barclay Mayo of Mountain Valley Mission sharing with others

Pastors Brian & Gloria Cheng, and Ken Anderson of TWU

Flyn Ritchie, Brenda Klemke, and Pastor Nick Osborne

Pastors Nick Osborne and Gregg & Debbie-Lynn Jeske

Pastor Rob & Gail Brooks, and Bonnie Chatwin

Gail Brooks and Bonnie Chatwin

David North of LGCA School with Pastors Matthew & Winnie Low of Agape Church Burnaby

Delicious Soup served by our St. Simon’s NV ACW group

Bernard Hartstein with the Reinhold Bonkke outreach

Rev David Macfarlane sharing at the GVRM Pastors Lunch

Pastor Andrew Cheung of Harvest City Church listening attentively

Carefully taking notes

Mark Hird, Young Adult Pastoral Intern at Mountain Valley Mission in Squamish


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-The sequel book Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit is available online with Amazon.com in both paperback and ebook form.  Dr. JI Packer wrote the foreword, saying “I heartily commend what he has written.” The book focuses on strengthening a new generation of healthy leaders. Drawing on examples from Titus’ healthy leadership in the pirate island of Crete, it shows how we can embrace a holistically healthy life.

In Canada, Amazon.ca has the book available in paperback and ebook. It is also posted on Amazon UK (paperback and ebook), Amazon France (paperback and ebook), and Amazon Germany (paperback and ebook).

Restoring Health is also available online on Barnes and Noble in both paperback and Nook/ebook form.  Nook gives a sample of the book to read online.

Indigo also offers the paperback and the Kobo ebook version.  You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook.

To receive a signed copy within North America, just send a $20 cheque (USD/CAN) to ED HIRD, 102 – 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5, Canada.

– In order to obtain a signed copy of the prequel book Battle for the Soul of Canada, please send a $18.50 cheque to ED HIRD, 102 – 15168 19th Avenue, Surrey, BC, V4A 0A5. For mailing the book to the USA, please send $20.00 USD.  This can also be done by PAYPAL using the e-mail ed_hird@telus.net . Be sure to list your mailing address. The Battle for the Soul of Canada e-book can be obtained for $4.99 CDN/USD.

-Click to purchase the Companion Bible Study by Jan Cox (for the Battle of the Soul of Canada) in both paperback and Kindle on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca