Inspirational Messages

By Jon Adams Living Hope Church For a while my family and I lived on an old farmstead on the Mississippi River in Royalton. One nice winter day we decided to explore along the river’s edge. The river was flowing rapidly and was wide open but the edges along the rocky bank had a thin [...]

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By Pastor David Sperstad First Lutheran Church  Valentine’s Day is around the corner and thoughts of love are in the air. Typically I might write of love, in fact the Beatle’s song, “All You Need is Love” is playing on my iPod as I type this article. Yet, what is love truly about other than [...]

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By Pastor Phil Ronzhemier, Little Falls Alliance Church The prodigal son came back — changed! What a relief from the months of heartbreak his father had experienced. The situation described in Jesus’ story of the prodigal son has taken place countless times, but in many cases the breach between parent and child does not mend quite as [...]

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By  Rev. Keith Thompson Living Hope Church God is into new. In the Bible He talks about a new covenant, a new song, new heaven and new earth, new birth and a new start. You may have heard about the man who moved into a retirement community to spend the rest of his life there? It wasn’t [...]

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By  Frank Rebnord In His Service Ministries If you are reading this article then you can take comfort in knowing that the world did not come to an end Dec. 21 as predicted by some because of the Mayan calendar that ended on that date. Luke 21:9 — “And when you hear of wars and disturbances, [...]

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By Pastor Bill Smith Trinity Chapel, Little Falls On America’s birthday, whose birthday do we celebrate? Why, America’s, of course! When we celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday the news media will, all day long, broadcast the life and history of Martin Luther King. We still recognize and honor President Ronald Reagan on his birthday; as well as other [...]

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By  Rev. Ryan Olson Little Falls Alliance  Church On a day when our culture transitions toward the anticipation of Christmas our community has been flooded with pain. It is no secret that one of the most tragic events our community has experienced took place less than a week and a half ago. In that time, I [...]

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By Greg Spofford Chaplain, St. Croix Hospice How many of us have heard the phrase “Don’t mix politics with religion?” If that was true for the not too distant past, we are now mostly encouraged by our churches and faith community leaders to get involved in the politics of the day. Why has this changed? I suspect [...]

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LF Bowling Center   • Monday Seniors—1st – Spare Me; 2nd – Golden Splitters; 3rd – Happy Ones; 4th – Jack’s Team; 5th – Slams; 6th – New Comers; 7th – Fun Team; 8th – Strike Masters; Honor Counts — Dave Brandanger 246, 640; Urban Otremba 193, 516; Gary Sufka 193; Bob Sczublewski 512; Coralie [...]

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