Religion

  

Through Easter eyes

Easter is over. While the Easter season will continue for several weeks, the excitement and great joy that the resurrection of Jesus inspires is over. Now what?

April 1, 2016 7 p.m. read more..


God of Compassion

In his book, <em>Tattoos on the Heart</em>, Father Greg Boyle tells a story about sitting down with prison inmates and discussing empathy, sympathy and compassion.

March 25, 2016 7 p.m. read more..
 

Seder meal planned

A Passover Seder meal will be celebrated at 5 p.m. Sunday in the Church of the Nazarene gym, 500 N. Elm St.

March 11, 2016 7 p.m. read more..
 

Church fundraiser

Jonathan Solis of the Great King Jesus Church, 906 E. Edison Ave., organizes Krispy Kreme donuts for sale during a fundraiser last week.

March 11, 2016 7 p.m. read more..


Sunday telecast

A special live stream broadcast featuring Christian singer Chris Tomlin and Pastor Greg Laurie will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church, 401 S. Eighth St.

March 4, 2016 7 p.m. read more..


Choir in town

The Dordt College Concert Choir of Sioux Center, Iowa will be in concert at 8 p.m. Sunday at Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church, 700 N. 16th St.

March 4, 2016 7 p.m. read more..


Turning enemies into friends

“You have heard it said that you shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy, but I say to love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:43-48).

March 4, 2016 7 p.m. read more..


Hypocrites and sinners, saved by the cross

My middle sister used to say, during her rambunctious teen years, that she didn’t want to go to church because it’s full of hypocrites. My father, who is also a pastor, answered in all love and seriousness: there’s always room for one more.

February 26, 2016 7 p.m. read more..


Ash Wednesday prayers

Melissa Sarmiento and her 18-month-old daughter Mila were among the faithful taking advantage of the “Ashes on the Go” Wednesday at the corner of South Ninth Street and East Edison Avenue.

February 11, 2016 7 p.m. read more..