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Silver Bay Council revisits fire truck
Home repair loans, grants available
Sisters compete for spelling crown
Council swears in new members, reimburses CN
Fire department equipment damaged during fire
Bayside Chatter: Storm teams suffer a loss each
Injuries mounting for undefeated Two Harbors girls
Agates pressure too much for Vikings
Two Harbors falls in tournament finals
Agates race at Proctor-Hermantown Invitational
baseball and softball
Editorial: County passes on chance to show fiscal responsibility
Climate Column: Produce and plastics and what they have in common
Judge's View: Follow common sense rules when behind the wheel
On Faith: The modern day widows of Nain
Belief Matters: The meaning of words
ROGER A. BJORK
JOHN E. HARJU
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Humane society donation
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August 17, 2015
On Faith: We are the resurrection story
One of the lesser known saints of the past century was a man named Clarence Jordan. Clarence was born in 1912 in the heart of Georgia. As a child he learned the familiar song "Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so ..." But the words, "red and yellow, black and white,...
August 17, 2015 - 11:50am
August 7, 2015
On Faith: Love wins
Our nation is trillions of dollars in debt teetering on the brink of financial disaster. Racial violence is escalating in our cities and people are going to bed hungry every night in a country of super abundance. There is an increase in violence directed toward people of faith with...
August 7, 2015 - 1:30pm
July 31, 2015
On Faith: 'Peace. Be still.'
Last Sunday, the gospel text in my congregational worship service was the familiar tale of Jesus stilling the storm, from Luke 8:22-25. In this Scripture lesson, we are told that Jesus and his disciples set off in a boat at night to cross the Sea of Galilee. While not as large as...
July 31, 2015 - 1:26pm
July 24, 2015
On Faith: Modeling Christ
During the Civil War a train was carrying among its passengers to Richmond, Gen. Robert E. Lee and some of his staff. The general was seated in the rear and all the other places were filled with officers and soldiers. An elderly woman, poorly dressed, entered the coach at one of...
July 24, 2015 - 12:48pm
July 10, 2015
On Faith: God your healer
Had you been travelling along the Red Sea following the famous Israelite crossing of the same, you might have seen an unusual sight — a celebration in the desert! You would have heard tambourines, harps and singing. You can read about this in Exodus chapter 15. But after the celebration,...
July 10, 2015 - 1:02pm
July 3, 2015
On Faith: Forgiven people need to be forgivers
Debt is an ugly word. For those of us with debt, wouldn't it be amazing to get a call from our creditors saying our debt has been paid? "No need to keep making payments. Your debt is canceled! You are debt free!" For Christians, that is our experience, not financially, but spiritually....
July 3, 2015 - 11:12am
June 26, 2015
On Faith: Rainbow in someone's cloud
After returning from a three week trip to Arkansas to visit our son and daughter-in-law, I found there were some bills that needed to be paid. Now I have not gotten in the habit of paying bills online or using a debit card, and so it was off to the post office where I always try to...
June 26, 2015 - 1:40pm
June 12, 2015
On Faith: The many different masks of shame
Over the last few months, we have been talking about how we can get unstuck from both our addictive behaviors and unhealthy relationships. One of the biggest dynamics that lock people into a state of being stuck is how they perceive themselves. Out of all the emotions that drive...
June 12, 2015 - 11:31am
May 29, 2015
On Faith: The lost book of the bible
1 Corinthians 5:9 contains a most interesting biblical reference where the Apostle Paul mentions a previous letter that he had written to the church of Corinth. The reference to this letter is noteworthy for two reasons. The first reason is the early church accepted thirteen of...
May 29, 2015 - 11:44am
May 22, 2015
On Faith: When words fail
I buried my father this week. In my 22 years of ministry I have presided at scores of funerals and laid many a father to rest with the prayers of the church accompanied by tears and laughter. But this was different. This was my dad. This time I was a mourner and a son instead...
May 22, 2015 - 1:51pm
May 15, 2015
On Faith: Living the resurrection
A little known saint of the 20th century was a man named Clarence Jordan. Jordan was born in 1912 and raised in the heart of Georgia. As a young man, he earned a degree in agriculture and then a Ph.D in new testament studies. He combined his passions for agriculture and the gospel...
May 15, 2015 - 1:46pm
May 8, 2015
On Faith: Morning is Coming!
Dr. W. A. Criswell, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, said on one occasion on an airplane flight he found himself seated beside a well-known theologian. He desperately wanted to start a conversation and they did get to talk. The man told Criswell about how he...
May 8, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 1, 2015
On Faith: The resilience of hope in Eastertide
On Monday, our Two Harbors Ministerium sponsored a Community Eastertide Celebration, a service of scripture, music and prayers that relate to this current season of the church year. This was a joyful gathering, and it's a timely reminder that Easter isn't just a single Sunday. Easter...
May 1, 2015 - 8:13am
April 24, 2015
On Faith: The trouble with comparisons
I want to share with you a poem I wrote a few years ago. It's an honest-to-goodness sonnet, in case anyone cares. The Trouble With Comparisons Should eagles try to teach themselves to swim? Should dolphins seek to spread their fins and fly? Are coiling pythons, having...
April 24, 2015 - 2:09pm
April 17, 2015
On faith: Forgiveness
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta once said, "If we really want to love, we must learn how to forgive." The theme of forgiveness is central to the ministry of Pope Francis. During one of his first public appearances after his election in 2013, I noted some of the things he said. Based...
April 17, 2015 - 2:18pm