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Across the Pastor’s Desk: No matter the need, God can fill it

Across the Pastor’s Desk by Jill Marin During this beautiful autumn season, we see images of ghosts, ghouls ...

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Robin Gudal: Love each other with affection

EN(dur)ANCE by Robin Gudal She was a street orphan. Her history is a bit confusing as her documents ...

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Longtime artist, now on hospice, to showcase work

A partnership between the Freeborn County Arts Initiative and Mayo Clinic Health System Hospice is helping an Albert ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: We need the help of the Lord

Across the Pastor’s Desk by George Marin “Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, ...

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Robin Gudal: I heard my mother praying for me

EN(dur)ANCE by Robin Gudal Many of us have heard stories of a praying grandma(pa). Did you have someone ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Hear the word of God’s assurance

Across the Pastor’s Desk by Don Rose Many believe that the Letter to the Hebrews was written to ...

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Robin Gudal: Crying out to Jesus in need of help

EN(dur)ANCE by Robin Gudal I heard a story recently on KTIS Christian Radio that I pray encourages you. ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Dark impulses vs. better angels

Across the Pastor’s Desk by Ken Jensen A Cherokee grandfather related to his grandson a legend about a ...

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Robin Gudal: But by the grace of God, there go I

EN(dur)ANCE by Robin Gudal “But by the grace of God, there go I.” This saying has been around ...

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Robin Gudal: Prayer is an important part of life

EN(dur)ANCE by Robin Gudal We all cleanse ourselves, be it by a soaker bath or shower. Years ago, ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: God’s love and offer of salvation

Across the Pastor’s Desk by Kent Otterman I once heard someone say that God’s love saves us. This ...

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Robin Gudal: What is the purpose of prayer?

EN(dur)ANCE by Robin Gudal What is the purpose of prayer? “Sometimes the purpose is to get us out ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Don’t give up hope; the Lord loves us

Across the Pastor’s Desk by Jill Marin Things can look bleak these days. From global distress, to conflict ...

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Robin Gudal: I am a Lutheran; hear my prayer

EN(dur)ANCE by Robin Gudal I claim Lutheran as a strong portion of my faith (baptized, confirmed and married) ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: ‘Walking hand in hand with Jesus’

Across the Pastor’s Desk by George Marin When I was a young man, our family traveled to Mexico ...

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