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Omdahl: Christians must give up governmental crutch

November 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ever since 330 A.D. when Emperor Constantine made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire, government has been a crutch for Christianity. This even though the Bible expected Christianity to be independent of secular powers.
This depen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Reza Aslan’s 5 myths about Jesus: A response

October 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Joel Allen

On September 26th, the Daily Republic ran a Washington Post opinion piece by Reza Aslan. The piece sought to discredit the New Testament portrayals and the consequent Christian understandings of Jesus. In the piece he identified five…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Gingrich: New ABC show ‘GCB’ example of anti-Christian bigotry

March 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says anti-Christian bigotry is considered acceptable by the entertainment industry but Islam is protected.
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LETTER: GOP is misusing Christian religion

February 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

How can a thinking person believe we should teach the Bible in our public schools? Continue Reading

Christian faith has strong influence on Obama policies

February 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Blending politics and religion, President Barack Obama said his Christian faith is a driving force behind his economic policies, from Wall Street reform to his calls for the wealthy to pay higher taxes. Continue Reading

On faith: Neighborliness comes to rescue

October 6, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

How can I find and be a gracious neighbor? The importance of finding and being such a neighbor struck me anew this past week. Continue Reading

On faith: Put compassion back in fashion

September 29, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Attitudes determine outcomes. They are a source of blessing for oneself and others. Continue Reading

On faith: God is who we have to please

September 22, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Pleasing God is the right goal because it is the ultimate motivation. The thought of a face-to-face meeting with the Creator naturally leads to a desire to live the right kind of life.
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On faith: Plenty to think about this month

September 8, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Even in our busy lives, September is a time of anticipation and change. Continue Reading

On faith: Any questions? God’s the answer.

September 1, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

There is one question that needs to be answered by every one of us.
That question is this: Who do you believe Jesus Christ is? Continue Reading