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November 25, 2016
Clergy View: What a difference a day can make
What a difference a day can make. For much of this fall I wondered if winter was ever going to arrive. Unusually warm days, a lack of snowfall and grumbling deer hunters combined to make me often reflect on what an odd year this is. I have lived in Iowa (please don't hold that against...
November 25, 2016 - 9:50pm
October 20, 2016
First Lutheran Church activities planned First Lutheran Church hosts a game night the last Friday of every night at 6 p.m. Bring a friend and an appetizer to share. Coffee provided. The Stewardship team will be having a question and answer forum at 9:15 a.m. between services Sunday....
October 20, 2016 - 8:15pm
August 29, 2016
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge to unveil facility addition
Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge plans an open house for the completed addition to their facility in Brainerd. "The doors opened, and within days the rooms of the new Life Renewal short-term residential drug and alcohol treatment programs started filling," said Sam Anderson, center...
August 29, 2016 - 8:38pm
August 25, 2016
Blessing of kindergartners planned As kindergartners reach the milestone of starting school, they will receive a special blessing at the 9 a.m. Sept. 4 service at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Awakening Hope Ministries to present tent revival The second Awakening Hope Tent Revival will...
August 25, 2016 - 7:22pm
June 30, 2016
Clergy View: The next right step
Joshua 3 and Deut. 7:21-22 After the Israelites left Egypt and followed Moses into the wilderness—towards the Promised Land, they came...
June 30, 2016 - 10:12pm
Garms Family in concert MALMO—The Garms Family will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Malmo Evangelical Free Church. The family consists of David and Kris Garms and six of their eight children. Each member of the family plays at least one instrument to accompany their...
June 30, 2016 - 10:10pm
June 23, 2016
Sarah Mae and the Birkeland Boys to perform MALMO—Sarah Mae and the Birkeland Boys will be in concert 7 p.m. Saturday at Malmo Evangelical...
June 23, 2016 - 8:50pm
June 17, 2016
Guest Opinion: They were God's children
"A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more." — Jeremiah 31:15 and Matthew 2:18 (NIV) They were children. Someone's children. God's children. However else we may remember the victims...
June 17, 2016 - 9:25pm
June 9, 2016
Clergy View: The promises of God
I saw a rainbow the other day. I know what you are thinking, "Wow—that is amazing!" Well, it kind of is amazing. The first mention of a rainbow was in Genesis 9 after Noah and his family stepped out of the ark. The rainbow was a sign from God to remind them of His promise to...
June 9, 2016 - 8:03pm
May 19, 2016
Clergy View: Loving your greatest treasure
"Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with the whole heart? They also do no iniquity; they walk in his ways." Psalm 119:1-3. "If you love me, keep My commandments." John 14:15.
May 19, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 12, 2016
Clergy View: Redirecting our thinking is in order
I had an interesting conversation last week with a person who is 20-something. We had been reading a book written by a faith-based author who was challenging the reading public to exercise positive self-talk and not listen to negative thoughts or "stinkin' thinkin'" that can wade...
May 12, 2016 - 7:20pm
April 29, 2016
Reader Opinion: World has lost God, values
Political correctness destroys society and it's values. America was established as a Christian nation when the Founding Fathers left their homelands in search of freedom of religion (to maintain their Christian beliefs).
April 29, 2016 - 8:34am
April 26, 2016
Reader Opinion: Predictable as the seasons
As predictable as the seasons, I am now a racist and religious zealot. I don't recall mentioning returning religion to schools, but this predictable backlash points to the progressives' goal of destroying American culture in public indoctrination schools.
April 26, 2016 - 8:19pm
April 22, 2016
Reader Opinion: Be ready
This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves ... lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God. 2 Tim. 3:1, 2a & 4b. Sure sounds like 2016! One of the first Communist leaders, Stalin, I believe, said, "Religion was opium...
April 22, 2016 - 8:39pm
April 21, 2016
Clergy View: Security
In a Peanuts' comic strip, Snoopy snatched Linus' blanket and bolted through the door into the cold winter day. Linus is suspended in mid-air...
April 21, 2016 - 7:29pm