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Cities of Refuge: Numbers 31-36
Numbers 35 details the concept of cities of refuge. These towns were set up so that, if one person accidentally killed another person, there would be a place to stay and live while the kin of the kill...
5/3/13 at 6:43 AM Soup Off Winners 2013 3/15/13 at 7:29 AM
Hey! Unto YOU a child is born! 12/23/12 at 8:30 AM
Deception, Deceit, Dishonesty -- Is This Our 3-D World?
You younger women -- under 35 -- may find this odd, but not so many years ago, a married woman did not appear on a credit card account as a real person. As the wife of her husband, she was presumab...
5/1/13 at 1:53 PM
Beijing: On a Day of Worship
Howdy, Readers! Day two of my trek through China had me getting to know some lesser-known, but more personable aspects of China's capital, Beijing. Having gotten in late the night before, I reserv...
6/30/12 at 8:57 AM
We Bought a Zoo
The viewer can get the premise of the movie We Bought a Zoo from its title. What is interesting about the movie is that it's still good, even though it's obvious where the story is going. Part of that...
1/26/12 at 8:26 PM
A light in the storm
Record-breaking gales on Oct, 26, 2010 raged throughout the Midwest as a Wisconsin church served a free meal, a meal that would show God's power in a way no one could have guessed. Winds of up to 60 ...
12/11/10 at 7:14 PM
Historic Bridge Month- a look at the successes involving historic bridge preservation
This article starts off with a shocking but sober statistic that was presented by Eric DeLony, who worked for the Historic American Builder's Society and Historic American Engineer's Record, which i...
11/14/10 at 7:20 AM
New pastor installed at Grace United Methodist in Moorhead
The Rev. Roger Grafenstein is the new pastor of Grace United Methodist Church in Moorhead. He most recently served as pastor of Hope United Methodist Church in Faribault, Minn., for 11 years. During ...
10/19/10 at 9:52 AM ELCA's European American Lutheran Association to hold first biennial meeting this month; group's purpose is to 'dismantle racism, white privilege and white power by recognizing and confessing our individual and corporate sin and addressing institutional racism in the church' 10/7/10 at 6:24 PM
A $4.2 million reduction in spending helps ELCA maintain income/outgo balance, but treasurer expresses concern about continuing declines in mission support 10/5/10 at 7:57 PM
This week's Ask Your Government
Dear readers, This weeks Ask Your Government question comes from a reader in the northeastern part of the state. Heres what she asked: Can the government step in and do an investigation into the Ca...
9/5/10 at 10:29 AM
Colgate, ND, church to dedicate building
First Presbyterian Church of Colgate, N.D., will dedicate its new church building at a 2 p.m. service Sunday, Aug. 29. The service will be conducted by Pastor Mark Flaten with special messages from S...
8/16/10 at 10:13 AM Forum roundtable brings various viewpoints together to discuss ELCA sexuality decision a year after the assembly 8/16/10 at 10:04 AM
A brief recap of the fall-out from ELCA sexuality decisions a year after the assembly 8/16/10 at 10:01 AM
This is a church?
A man who lost his son in Iraq is now told he must pay the legal costs of a church that picketed his son’s funeral. Those legal costs were incurred when the church appealed a decision made by a ...
4/2/10 at 12:10 AM Don't laugh 11/25/09 at 11:34 PM
An Old Church
There was an old church in our local town, it was built in 1887. It was a Baptist Church, what I recall about those Baptists is that they sang great songs and they went down to the lake every ...
8/30/09 at 9:00 AM
New Abuse Report !
New 5 volume report on child abuse in Catholic Church by priests. 9 year investigation. 2600 pages. Painted the most detailed and damning portrait of the church, administered child abuse by priests. R...
5/21/09 at 6:31 PM Jeff Anderson vs Catholic Church ! 5/19/09 at 4:33 PM
Singing the Liturgy
I found out something impressive about my editor this morning. He is a liturgist at his church. This didn't really surprise me, since he has a pretty good voice, but what did surprise me is that he a...
4/23/09 at 7:41 AM