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MCLAUGHLIN: A generation craving room to explore

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By The Rev. Kristi McLaughlin

Anew United Church of Christ, Mitchell

In my spare time, I teach different philosophy classes, including a World [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_preview”,”fid”:”507891″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-im…continue reading on

Hell is not a necessary evil

March 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The punishment of hell has long been used in certain circles of Christianity. People are threatened with eternal damnation based upon one’s innate biological sexual orientation, one’s reproductive choices, and one’s religious convictions or lack thereof. Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

November 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Change your clocks, check smoke alarms
To the Editor:
The Mitchell Fire Division has a simple but powerful reminder for all members of our community this weekend. When you change your clocks for daylight-saving time, change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and please remind your friends, family and neighbors to do the same. Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

October 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic

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Opinion: ‘Pro-life’ should be about more than just abortion

October 14, 2010 in The Daily Republic

I have come to dislike the terms “pro-life” and “prochoice.” It seems they do not accurately define the breadth of the issues at hand.
For example, if people claim to hold a “pro-life” position, then we would assume that all of their views would support the essence and quality of life and not be limited to one issue, which at the current time appears to be abortion. Continue Reading

Discerning the role of women in church: Only two of city’s 31 lead pastors are female

April 2, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Getting through seminary is tough enough, but for some women, there’s an added challenge.
They sometimes encounter male professors who think the ministry should be limited to men.
Kristi McLaughlin said it happened to her at what is now Sioux Falls Seminary.
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