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
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
October 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic
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
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.