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
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.
February 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
How can a thinking person believe we should teach the Bible in our public schools? Continue Reading
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
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
September 29, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle
Attitudes determine outcomes. They are a source of blessing for oneself and others. Continue Reading
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.
September 8, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle
Even in our busy lives, September is a time of anticipation and change. Continue Reading
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
August 25, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle
This August I had the great fun of participating in a production of “Little Shop of Horrors.” While a comic musical, it has a dark and tragic ending made all the more tragic because it was completely avoidable. The question that remains with me is: Where was the church?