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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
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June 10, 2019
Clergy View: The Triune God
Trinity Sunday, which falls on the third Sunday of June this year, ascribes to the Triune God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. God is the first...
June 10, 2019 - 9:15pm
Clergy View: He lives
The man was in a funk.
May 10, 2019 - 11:01am
April 19, 2019
Clergy View: Asking God to forgive our narcissistic arrogance
"First of all, then, I admonish and urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all men. For kings and all who are in positions of authority, that (outwardly) we may pass a quiet and undisturbed life (and inwardly) a peaceable one in all...
April 19, 2019 - 1:30pm
April 12, 2019
Clergy View: Thinking about what really counts
Did you see Zion Williamson play basketball in the NCAA tournament? This freshman starter for Duke University has it all—size, speed, agility, power, touch and great savvy. Yes, basketball has had my attention. I've been enamored by some of the greatest players. In 1957 after...
April 12, 2019 - 11:30am
April 5, 2019
Clergy View: Infection isn't only physical
One of the joys of being a dad is getting to play doctor. Having four daughters there is no shortage of one of them getting hurt. Being active...
April 5, 2019 - 2:30pm
March 29, 2019
Clergy View: What do you want?
If I were to add up the hours I've spent in my life thinking about what I want, I bet it would be embarrassingly high. Things like: I want a vacation, I want a new car, I want to eat right now, I just want some peace and quiet, I want this person to stop talking to me.
March 29, 2019 - 11:30am
March 22, 2019
Clergy View: Children of God
One of my favorite things about being a church pastor is seeing young children in worship. Like many churches, we have a time in the service...
March 22, 2019 - 1:30pm
Clergy View: The sacred supper
I really like a good meal. There have even been a few throughout my life I can recall with great detail, like the 16-ounce prime rib I ordered...
February 22, 2019 - 1:30pm
February 15, 2019
Clergy View: Agree to disagree
Most of us have seen the bumper sticker with several religious symbols on it that reads "coexist." The point of anyone sporting the sticker on...
February 15, 2019 - 1:30pm
February 8, 2019
Clergy View: There's got to be something more
The game is over and the hype is done. No more reporters or analysts predicting who is going to win. No more wondering if Brady can do it again....
February 8, 2019 - 12:30pm
February 1, 2019
Clergy View: The same old thing
"The horror of the Same Old Thing is one of the most valuable passions we have produced in the human heart..." These are the words of a character...
February 1, 2019 - 12:30pm
January 11, 2019
Clergy View: From uff da to alleluia
As I write, our Brainerd lakes area is regaining traction after Monday morning's ice. (Hopefully, no one's in traction because of a fall.)
January 11, 2019 - 1:30pm
January 4, 2019
Clergy View: We are like ships without guidance
The Catholic Churches of St. Francis, All Saints and St. Andrew are in the midst of a church building boom here in our beautiful Brainerd lakes...
January 4, 2019 - 1:30pm
December 28, 2018
Clergy View: How should Christians make New Year's resolutions?
When you come to the end of year and you prepare to start a new year, there's something that makes us feel like "'Hey, it's time for a fresh start.'" But the Bible does not speak of New Year's resolutions. So is it OK for a Christian to make New Year's resolutions? Absolutely. And...
December 28, 2018 - 10:30am
December 21, 2018
Clergy View: A light in the darkness
"And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks by night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and...
December 21, 2018 - 4:00pm