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January 15, 2016
Understanding adds to clarity
Pastor Mark In one of my previous churches, I had two men who worked the sound system during our worship services. Both were very intelligent men who were quite proficient at their task. However, they were complete opposites when it came to explaining how the system worked. One was...
January 15, 2016 - 7:00am
January 8, 2016
Sin is junk food for the soul
Pastor Mark I have never developed a taste for spinach juice or alfalfa sprouts. There is nothing wrong with them; I just don’t crave them. This is true for many other health food items. They are not my first choice for a snack. However, offer me some junk food and that’s a different...
January 8, 2016 - 7:00am
December 25, 2015
Faithful stand sends insects hopping
The year 1873 was the beginning of a “grasshopper” infestation in Minnesota that lasted until 1877.
December 25, 2015 - 7:00am
December 15, 2015
Vatican names new Superior bishop
Powers, the Vatican said in an announcement, had held the same seat at St. Joseph Parish in Rice Lake, Wis.
December 15, 2015 - 12:57pm
December 7, 2015
Diocese of Duluth files for bankruptcy
Facing a nearly $5 million jury verdict and numerous pending lawsuits over child sexual abuse committed by priests, the Diocese of Duluth turned to bankruptcy protection Monday.
December 7, 2015 - 2:39pm
November 13, 2015
Transformation without commercialization
Pastor Mark "This strip of land is beautifully studded with the handsomest red and white pine trees, in all the magnificence and grandeur of unpolluted nature. I was mightily charmed with the view, and it is one of those that has riveted itself most firmly in my mind." This...
November 13, 2015 - 7:00am
October 30, 2015
A show of grace when we drop the ball
Pastor Mark Ever notice how quickly sports enthusiasts want to remove someone when their team loses a game? Many a fan cries out for the ousting of players, coaches, referees, even owners. We can sound like the fabled Queen of Hearts, shouting "Off with their heads!" Our limited...
October 30, 2015 - 7:00am
October 16, 2015
Singing for another’s supper
Pilgrim Lutheran Church will host its 10th annual Food Shelf Benefit Concert at 4 p.m. Oct. 25. Performers include Bill Bastian, Alex Sandor, Randy and Mary Lee, Pilgrim Choir and friends. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap...
October 16, 2015 - 7:00am
October 2, 2015
Cruising with the believers
Pastor Mark Driving on I-35 in Minnesota, I set the cruise control on the car to the speed limit and settled back for a long ride home. However, what I took to be speed limit signs must have been speed suggestion signs, as everybody was passing me. It made me wonder if anyone...
October 2, 2015 - 7:00am
September 29, 2015
Bishop Raphael Fliss, longtime leader of Superior Diocese, dies at age 84
Bishop Fliss, the longest-serving bishop of the Diocese of Superior, died Sept. 21 in a Duluth hospital at age 84.
September 29, 2015 - 8:12am
September 11, 2015
Learn what Christianity is before criticizing
Pastor Mark You Christians are the worst breed ever to affect the world. You deserve every punishment you can get! Nobody likes you. It would be better if you and your Jesus had never been born. We hear that you are all cannibals — you eat the flesh of your children in your...
September 11, 2015 - 7:00am
September 4, 2015
Alcohol slogans don’t ring true
Pastor Mark God spoke through the Prophet Micah saying, "If a liar and deceiver comes and says, ‘I will prophesy for you plenty of wine and beer,’ he would be just the prophet for this people." (Micah 2:11). The alcohol industry has been deceptively prophesying alcoholic...
September 4, 2015 - 7:00am
August 28, 2015
Christ Lutheran offers confirmation classes for teens
Registration is open for confirmation classes for teenagers in seventh grade and above Christ Lutheran Church in Superior. Classes run 3:30-5:30 p.m. each Wednesday starting Sept. 9. Christ Lutheran has developed a solid and exciting program for passing on the Christian faith to young...
August 28, 2015 - 7:00am
Sometimes ‘go away’ is the right response
Ever consider "Go Away!" as words expressing your faith? Jesus did, when He healed Jairus’ daughter. Jairus was a ruler of a synagogue in Galilee. He had asked Jesus to come to his house to heal his daughter who was dying. On their way to the home, they were told the girl had...
August 28, 2015 - 7:00am
August 14, 2015
Early church clashes involved waitressing
The first conflict in the early church was over waitressing.
August 14, 2015 - 7:00am