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King's kids 071414
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, pastor, Albion Free Church, Rural Cokato

Philoxenos 070714
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Covenant Church, Dassel

Don't give up on relationships 063014
Pastor Jerry D. Nelson, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

A step in God's direction 062314
Pastor Russell Brown, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

How can we enjoy God? 0060914
Fr. Brian Mandel, Church of St. John, Darwin

Bring good news 06/02/14
Pastor Jerry Nelson, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Bathed in Christ's love 05/26/14
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

A mother's love 05/12/14
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

You mean, it was me? 05/05/14
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

A day to pray together 04/28/14
Pastor Tim Wheatley, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cokato

Looking ahead 04/21/14
Pastor Steve Thorson, Crossroads Community Church, Cokato

The gift of forgiveness 04/14/14
Pastor Steve Nelson, Freedom Church, Stockholm Community Center, Cokato

Ready for a makeover? 03/31/14
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokat

Someone is watching you 03/17/14
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, pastor; Albion Free Church, rural Cokato

Greatest commandments 03/10/14
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Covenant Church, Dassel

The full armor of God 03/03/14
Pastor Jerry Nelson, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Build up the body of Christ 02/24/14
Pastor Steven Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Marriage – here to stay? 02/17/14
by Pastor Russell Brown, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

We all have a story to tell 02/03/14
Pastor Mike Nelson, North Crow River Lutheran, Cokato/Grace Lutheran Parish, South Haven

Embraced by God's grace 01/27/14
Pastor Keith Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Called to share God's grace 01/20/14
Pastor G. Koivokangus, Cokato Laestadian Lutheran Church

What's new this year? 01/13/14
Pastor Jerry Nelson, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Sin is more than an action 01/06/14
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

The holy day of Christmas 12/30/13
Pastor Tim Wheatley, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cokato

God can heal relationships 12/16/13
Pastor Jerry Nelson, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

God is for us, with us, in us 12/09/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church,Kingston

Acknowledge Him 12/02/13
Pastor Jerry Nelson, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

God's peace 11/18/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Unforgivable? 11/11/13
Pastor Steven Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

For all the saints 11/0413
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Free Church, Cokato

Acknowledge Him 10/28/13
Pastor Jerry Nelson, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

A duck story for all of us 10/21/13
Pastor Mike Nelson, North Crow River/Grace Lutheran Parish, rural Cokato

A little lesson from history 10/14/13
Pastor Russell Brown, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Training and teaching 09/23/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Imagine what could be 09/16/13
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

Is it today? 09/09/13
Pastor Tim Wheatley, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

Biblical equality 09/02/13
by Pastor Steve Thorson, Crossroads Community Church, Cokato

He hears our cry 08/26/13
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Called to be His children 08/19/13
Pastor Edward Groop, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, French Lake

Our lives in change 08/12/13
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

Put your confidence in God 08/05/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

The peaceable church 07/29/13
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

The refiner's fire 07/22/13
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Free Church, Cokato

Freedom 07/15/13
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

The mystery of love 07/08/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Our place is not to judge 07/01/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Walls and freedom 06/24/13
Pastor Russell Brown, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

God, our Father 06/17/13
Pastor Mike Nelson, Grace/N. Crow River Lutheran, Cokato

'Tis the season to store up treasures 06/10/13
Father Jim Devorak, St. Johns Catholic Church, Darwin

To my dear graduate 06/03/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Aspostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Power through sacrifice 05/27/13
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

Love your neighbor 05/20/13
Pastor Tim Wheatley, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cokato

Zealous love 05/13/13
Pastor Steve Thorson, Crossroads Community Church, Cokato

You shall not kill 05/06/13
Pastor Steven Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Redeeming time 04/22/13
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God, Cokat

Hard truths, happy realizations 04/15/13
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

New world, new church 04/08/13
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church UCC, Lester Prairie

What if it's true? 04/01/13
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Pastor, Albion Free Church, Rural Cokato

Dangers of a big appetite 03/18/13
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Tradition or triumph? 03/11/13
Pastor Russell Brown, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

We are 'loved sinners' 03/04/13
Father Jim Devorak, St. John’s Catholic Church, Darwin

God is our help 02/25/13
Pastor Mike Nelson, North Crow River/Grace Lutheran Parish

The gift of forgiveness 02/18/13
Pastor G. Koivukangas, Laestadian Congregation of Cokato

Lent: A time of focus 02/11/13
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church

God walks with us 02/04/13
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

I am baptized! 01/28/13
Pastor Tim Wheatley, Cokato Ev. Lutheran Church, Cokato

Follow Me 01/21/13
Pastor Brandt Johnson, Dassel Church of Christ

'God appointments' 01/14/13
Pastor Al Jones,New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

A reliable stream 01/07/13
Pastor Steve Thorson, Crossroads Community Church, Cokato

Prayer and peace to all 12/31/12
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Home for Christmas 12/24/12
Dr. Phil Goeffrion, pastor; Albion Ev. Free Church, Cokato

Joy to the world 12/17/12
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Prepare for Jesus' return 12/17/12
Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

The Christ child leads us 12/10/12
Rev. David R. Erbel, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Advent to Christmas 12/03/12
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Wake and be watchful 11/26/12
Father Jim Devorak, St. John’s Catholic Church, Darwin

We are thankful, O God 11/19/12
Pastor Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Ever read the Bible? 11/19/12
Pastor Russell Brown, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Do not remain silent 11/05/12
Pastor Steven Thorson, Crossroads Community Church, Cokato

The coat 10/29/12
Dr. Tom Rakow, Pastor; Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Our hope in time of suffering 10/22/12
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Two kingdoms 10/22/12
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

To whom shall we go? 10/08/12
Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford, Zion Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod; Mayer

The choice to forgive 10/08/12
Pastor Tim Wheatley, Ev. Lutheran Church of Cokato

An attitude like Jesus' 10/01/12
Pastor Keith Carlson, Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Pray for God's guidance 09/17/12
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Righteousness, not 'rights' 09/10/12
Pastor Russell Doebler, Hope Community Church, Howard Lake

Psalms echo life's lessons 09/03/12
Pastor Bethany Nelson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Lazy days of summer 09/03/12
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

'More' isn't always better 08/27/12
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

The game that counts 08/27/12
Pastor Doug Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Go for the gold 08/20/12
Dr. Phil Goeffrion, Pastor; Albion Free Church, rural Cokato

A picture of prayer 08/13/12
Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

Who is Jesus, to you? 08/06/12
Rev. David R. Erbel, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Christ alone 08/06/12
Pastor Steve Thorson, Crossroads Community Church, Cokato

Helpless and vulnerable 07/30/12
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

We are a people of hope 07/23/12
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

His mercy endures forever 07/23/12
Deacon David Taylor, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

The Law leads us to Christ 07/16/12
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Religion, or Christ? 07/16/12
Pastor Russ Brown, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Bold prayers honor God 07/09/12
Pastor Mike Nelson, North Crow River and Grace Lutheran churches, rural Cokato

The freedom to know joy 07/09/12
Fr. Thomas Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

The power of the will 07/09/12
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Strength and courage 07/02/12
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church, Howard Lake

Free exercise of religion 07/02/12
Pastor Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Grafted into new life 06/25/12
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

A spiritual awakening 06/25/12
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Small, but significant 06/25/12
Dr. Tom Rakow, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Playing the game of life 06/18/12
Pastor Mark Loder, St. John's Lutheran Church, Winsted

Safety first 06/18/12
Pastor John Cedar, Lamson Ev. Free Church, Dassel

Our faith is alive 06/11/12
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

The school of love 0611/12
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

It's always something 06/04/12
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, UCC, Lester Prairie

Three in one 06/04/12
Rev. Tim Wheatley, Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church

Liberty for all 05/28/12
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Take notice, give thanks 05/8/12
Pastor Lee Hallstsrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Time to hook up the hose 05/21/12
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Out of sight, but always with us 05/21/12
Father Paul Kammen, Delano Catholic Community

To live by the Spirit 05/14/12
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Familiar places 05/14/12
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

The Lord travels with you 05/14/12
Rev. Lucas Woodford, Zion Lutheran Church, Mayer

Churches in crisis 05/07/12
Pastor Russell Doebler, Hope Community Church, Howard Lake

Invite someone to church? 05/07/12
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Elected – chosen by God 05/07/12
Pastor Edward Groop, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, French Lake

Cast your cares on Him 04/30/12
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

Spring into God's promise 04/30/12
by Pastor Bethany Nelson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Doubt - a testament to faith 04/23/12
Fr. Paul Kammen, Delano Catholic Community

Love one another 04/23/12
Rev. Bill Baldwin, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Plato

Coffee stains 04/23/12
Pastor Brandt Johnson, Dassel Church of Christ

And, after that? 04/16/12
by Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, rural Cokato

Beacons of light 04/16/12
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Easter gifts of mercy, forgiveness 04/09/12
Pastor Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Jesus: The Way, the Truth, the Life 04/09/12
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Seek rewards of blessing 04/09/12
Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

Surrender to Jesus 04/02/12
Pastor Steve Thorson, Crossroads Community Church, Cokato

He is risen indeed 04/02/12
Rev. David R. Erbel, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Christ is the core 04/02/12
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ ELCA Lutheran Church, Delano

The God who cares for you 03/26/12
by Pastor Mark Loder, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Winsted

The wisdom of love 03/26/12
Pastor Steven Olsen, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

The depth of God's love 03/26/12
Father Paul Kammen, Delano Catholic Community

Forgiveness is a decision 03/19/12
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

A little heaven on earth 03/19/12
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

The promise of forgiveness 03/19/12
Pastor Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church,Lester Prairie

The real St. Patrick 03/12/12
Deacon Taylor, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Called to live for Christ 03/12/12
Fr. Joe Steinbeisser, Church of St. John, Darwin

Abundant life in Christ 03/12/12
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church. Delano

God is still working 03/05/12
Pastor Mike Nelson, Crow River Triune, Cokato

Keep on playing, don't quit 03/05/12
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Forgiveness 03/05/12
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Lent: A reminder to finish the race 02/27/12
Fr. Paul Kammen, Delano Catholic Community

Responsible stewardship 02/27/12
Pastor Gordon Sorenson, Howard Lake Christian Church, Howard Lake

Self-portraits 02/27/12
Pastor John Cedar, Lamson Ev. Free Church, Dassel

Understanding God's Word 02/22/12
Dr. Tom Rakow, pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

The 10 percent rule 02/20/12
Rev. Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

A time for unselfish desire 02/20/12
Fr. Thomas Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Love 02/13/12
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church

May real love bloom 02/13/12
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

God's amazing love 02/06/12
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Jesus' roadrunners 02/06/12
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Opposites can get along 01/30/12
Rev. Ben A. Johnson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

We live in two different worlds 01/30/12
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, Lester Prairie

A thirst for God 01/23/12
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

My last column 01/16/12
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

New or used? 01/09/12
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Timeless resolutions 01/02/12
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Free Church, rural Cokato

A new year 12/26/11
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Intercessory prayer
Pastor John Peterson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

A change of heart
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

A bit overwhelmed?
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Ev. Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Blessed beyond measure
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Is it greed, or coveting?
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Bearers of fruit
Pastor John Pearson, St. John’s Catholic Church, Darwin

Blessed beyond measure
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Choose gratitude
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Everything comes from God
Pastor Mike Nelson, North Crow River and Grace Lutheran churches, Cokato

Stop and thank God first
by Dr. Tom Rakow, pastor; Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Our Father knows our needs
Pastor John B. Cedar, Lamson Ev. Free Church, Dassel

Strive to love God today
Father Tony Hesse, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

The gift of family
Father Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Talk to your pastor
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, UCC, Lester Prairie

Trick or treat
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

The 'helping business'
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Life is not a Ponzi scheme
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Law and grace
Pastor Jonathan Woetzel, Rivers of Grace Church, Dassel

When the leaves fall
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

Getting children to church
Pastor Richard Flynn, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

Showing up
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Cooperation is key in Dassel and Cokato
Pastor Ben A. Johnson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

A place prepared for us
Pastor Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

The power of forgiveness
Fr. Thomas Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Are you ready?
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Speak the truth in love
Pastor Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Love your neighbor
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

As Jesus first served us
Rev. Mark Loder, St. John's Lutheran Church, Winsted

Jesus in our midst
Rev. Edward Groop, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, French Lake

A daily blessing
Rev. Richard Flynn, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

What's your temperature?
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

When God speaks
Dr. Tom Rakow, pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

No 'almost' with God
Rev. David R. Erbel, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

An unexpected outcome
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Buzzard, bat, bumblebee
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, pastor, Albion Evangelical Free Church, rural Cokato

Be courageous
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

A guide to prayer
Fr. Thomas Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Miscommunication 101
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Open to God's Word
Father John Pearson, St. John's Catholic Church, Darwin

Have thine own way, Lord
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

God is knocking, let Him in
Father Tony Hesse, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

A fall from within
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Walls, trees, and snakes
Rev. Richard Flynn, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

Healthy conflict
Rev. Steve Olsen, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Blindsided
Rev. Robert Helllmann, St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

God's wonderful free gift
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, UCC; Lester Prairie

Religion as recreation
Pastor Mike Nelson, Triune Lutheran Church, Cokato

A lens of love
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Wanderlust
Pastor John B. Cedar, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

Who can forgive sins?
Pastor G. Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Cokato

Counsel vs. direction
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

A pleasant surprise
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Pentecost – new beginnings
Pastor Jonathan Woetzel, Rivers of Grace Church, Cokato

Two influences
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

In fear or confidence, seek God
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Kingston Apostolic Lutheran, Kingston

Give church a try
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, UCC, Lester Prairie

Starting the week right
Pastor Ben A. Johnson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

How big is your God
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Fix your heart on this
Rev. Keith Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

The food that sustains
Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, W

A time for remembrance
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

What's in a word?
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Easter is past . . . what's next?
Pastor Gordon Sorenson, Interim pastor, Howard Lake Christian Church

In the eyes of the Lord
Dr. Tom Rakow, pastor; Grace Bible Church of Silver Lake

Fear not!
Rev. Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, rural Cokato

Grace
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Breakfast with Jesus
Pastor Edward Groop, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, French Lake

The unblemished Lamb
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld , St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Faith is seen in words, deeds
Rev. Lucas Woodford, Zion Lutheran Church, Mayer

Breaking off the hulls
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

Hands
Pastor Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

More than tradition
Pastor Dave Herring, Dassel Church of Christ

The pinnacle of our faith
Father Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

The green flower fridge
Rev. Richard Flynn, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

What would you do?
Pastor Philip Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Rural Cokato

I want you to evangelize
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Following Christ closely
by Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Letting worries go
Deacon David Taylor, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

A 40-day challenge
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, Ev. U.C.C., Lester Prairie

A hope I have
Rev. Richard Flynn, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

Does a lie matter?
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Lent is more than fasting
Fr. Thomas Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Lent: Time to let go of guilt
by Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Stand up, proclaim His love
Pastor Mark Loder, St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Winsted

‘Torn in two’ was a good thing
Rev. David R. Erbel, St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

The 'forbidden fruit'
by Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Fit for the kingdom of God
Pastor Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

A one-cent opportunity
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Renew an old friendship
Pastor Mike Nelson, Triune Lutheran Parish - Cokato, South Haven, and Kingston

I resolve to be content
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

A 'snowstorm' of blessings
Father Tony Hesse, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

A time to heal, and love
Father Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

God bless America
Pastor John Cedar, Lamson Ev. Free Church, Dassel

Seek and ye shall find
Pastor G. Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Cokato

Stupid Cupid?
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

May I be your valentine?
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church

A God of mercy, compassion
Pastor Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Will our nation survive?
Pastor Jonathan Woetzel, Rivers of Grace Church, Cokato

Just counting the days
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

The business of hope
Pastor Joe Midthun, All Saints and Ostmark Lutheran Church, Darwin

The joy of contentment
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Getting out of here
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

God's plan still guides us
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Starting the week right
Pastor Ben A. Johnson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

To love and be loved
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Engaging the present
Pastor Keith Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Thoughts for the new year
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

The light of healing, hope
Pastor Paul Bortnem, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

It's a numbers game
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church UCC, Lester Prairie

The battle is the Lord's
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Brushes with history
Rev. Richard Flynn, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

Got goals?
Dr. Phil Goeffrion, Albion Free Church, rural Cokato

In the presence of God
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Does Santa know the reason?
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

God bless you, merry gentlemen
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Behold the face of God
Pastor Paul Bortnem, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Listen
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

The first Advent
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church

Keep your spiritual footing
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Put Christmas in your heart
Father Thomas Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

True contentment
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

An attitude of gratitude
Pastor Keith Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

A time to give thanks
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Church of Christ

Reach out to help the lost
Father John Pearson, St. John's Catholic Church, Darwin

The lessons we learn
Pastor Al Jones, New Assembly of God Church, Cokato

Was Jesus a vegetarian?
Dr. Tom Rakow, Pastor; Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Are Christians hypocrites?
Pastor Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Better than we deserve
Rev. Mark Loder, St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Winsted

Christ is the issue
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Clean out the clutter
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

In an age of slander
Rev. Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Inheriting eternal life
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Two kinds of love
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary Czestochowa Church, rural Delano

Good works do have a place
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Mirror the joy of the Lord
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

The river of God's pleasure
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Love on high idle
Rev. Richard Flynn, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

Religion and politics
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

God's power fills us
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

To tell the truth
Pastor John B. Cedar, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

God provides enough for all
Rev. Mike Nelson, North Crow River Lutheran Church, rural Cokato

Put God at the center
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

His ministry calls us
Fr. Tony Hesse, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

School days
Pastor Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

His Word is Truth
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Seek His wisdom
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

The best kind of life
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

'Charged up' faith
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

This is a test
Pastor Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cokato

The great delusion
Pastor Lee Hallstrom,Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

The battle rages
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Unseen activity
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Good fruit
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

What do I pray for?
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Busy? Read this
Dr. Phil Goeffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Cokato

What would Jesus do?
Pastor Keith Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

White pants?
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Free to serve?
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church of Kingston

Put God in the center
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Time to reflect
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Authentic freedom
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

The faith of Daniel
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God, Cokato

A kingdom for all nations
Father John Pearson, Church of St. John, Darwin

Freedom in Christ
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Do you have your personal passport?
Dr. Tom Rakow, pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Looking for love in all the wrong places
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

The prize that lasts forever
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Greatest man on earth
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Why worship?
Pastor John B. Cedar, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

Take time to rest
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Are we going to heaven?
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

'Do you love Me?'
Pastor Lucas Woodford, Zion Lutheran Church, Mayer

What's on your mind today?
Pastor Steven Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

A day set aside to honor Christ in a public way
Fr. Thomas Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

Is too much knowledge dangerous?
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran, Montrose

Keep it simple
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

Responding to Christ's love
Pastor Steve Basney, Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

The blessing remains
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

What did we learn in kindergarten?
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Speak well; model God's love
Rev. Mike Nelson, Triune Lutheran Church, Cokato

To whom should you listen?
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Together, we can do more
Pastor Russell Doebler, Blessed Hope and Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

Called to share God's love
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

We win!
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

The resurrection is our hope
Fr. Christopher Wenthe, Delano Catholic Community

The greatest event
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Attention!
Rev. Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

Do not fear
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

No extra credit
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

As we think, so we are
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical UCC, Lester Prairie

A different flower for Easter
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

A time for forgiveness
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa, Delano

Created in God's image
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church

The power, authority of Christ
Rev. Lucas Woodford, Zion Lutheran Church, Mayer

The gift of faith
Rev. Erick Thompson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Grace shines into our hearts
Pastor G. Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Cokato

A time to seek God
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

The fear of rejection
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, rural Cokato

The God to whom we pray
Rev. Eugene M. Brown, Chaplain, St. Mary’s Care Center, Winsted

Hope is faith looking forward
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Let God lead the way
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa, Delano

Do you want more?
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

Nothing to complain about
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

What God did to win your heart
Pastor Keith Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Faith: it's something we are
Pastor David Herring, Dassel Church of Christ

Dressed for success
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Montrose

The light of Christ
Rev. Erick Thompson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Has God changed?
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

A joy that lasts
Rev. Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

No time like the present
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Attitude determines altitude
Pastor Phil Geoffrion, Albion Ev. Free Church, rural Cokato

A joyous privilege
Pastor Mike Newsom, Lamson Ev. Free Church, Dassel

Prayer helps us to see clearly
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa, Delano

The Light of the World shines through the gloom
Rev. Mark Loder, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Winsted

A better world through better relationships
Pastor Matthew Sipe, Delano United Methodist Church

A loving leadership
Pastor Thomas Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

Folly/wisdom of the crèche
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Leading the way
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

Under the shadow of His wings
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Your light has come
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Love came down to us
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

A place prepared for you
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

The greatest gift
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church

A Christmas gift of hope
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa, Delano

Hopes and fears
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

A time of welcome
Father Tony Hesse, Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Winsted

The candles of Advent
Pastor G. Koivukangas, Cokato Laestadian Lutheran Church

Christmas spaghetti dinner at Dassel Church of Christ Friday
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

Come, and rest
Rev. Lucas V. Woodford, Zion Lutheran Church, Mayer

Holiday time is family time
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa, Delano

Part of God's plan
Dr. Tom Rakow, pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

A time to build community
Rev. Matthew Sipe, Delano United Methodist Church

Enter His gates with thanksgiving
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Take time to be thankful
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Counting our blessings
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

A fresh perspective
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

Under the shelter of His wings
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Montrose

Spending time with God
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Brother, can you spare a job?
Rev. Steven Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Put your hope in Him
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Don't count me out
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

Are you alone?
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

High impact parenting
Pastor Steven Basney, Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

Living in the Light
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

Does truth matter?
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Wishy-washy Christians
Rev. Mike Nelson, Triune Lutheran Parish, rural Cokato

The greatness of God
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Church: the great Minnesota get-together
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical U.C.C., Lester Prairie

Blowing in the wind
Pastor Russ Doebler, Blessed Hope Church, Howard Lake

How can the love of God be in us?
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Too important to ignore
Pastor Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

Missing the mark
Rev. Keith Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Are you impacting your community?
Pastor Lisa Elwoods, Jacob's Well, Montrose

Welcome home
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Worship satisfies
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Reach out to those in need
Pastor Matthew Sipe, Delano United Methodist Church

Not as complicated as I thought
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

'August-grass' hearts
Rev. Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Remembering others
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Let me tell you what He has done
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

God 'hides' in creation
Rev. Erick Thompson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Called to make a difference
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Guard your hearts
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church

God's call is still heard
Pastor George Koivukangas, Laestadian Luthuran Church, Cokato

To worry or not to worry
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, rural Cokato

In the secret place
Pastor Mike Newsom, Lamson Ev. Free Church, Dassel

Historical finds prove Bible's accuracy
Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

Fill the void with God
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

God's love shines through the eyes of a child
Rev. Matthew Sipe, Delano United Methodist Church

Greetings: what do they mean
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

'Rise in the presence of the aged . . . '
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Don't just do something – sit there
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God, Cokato

Becoming 'all' for Christ
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Trust in God's infinite mercy and love
Fr. Thomas Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa, Delano

Why go to church?
Rev. Joel Swedberg, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

God never changes
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

A modern parable
Rev. Eugene M. Brown, St. Mary's Care Center, Winsted

Two purposes
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

Grace-full living
Rev. Lucas V. Woodford, Zion Lutheran Church, Mayer

And lead us not into temptation
Rev. Steven Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Words carry great power
Pastor Tom Rakow, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Jesus is the truth
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

The pursuit of normality
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ

Highpoints of our faith
Fr. Tom Balluff, St. Mary’s of Czestochowa Church, Delano

Greater love hath no man
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Remember those who have given all
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

God's love is for all people
Pastor Steve Basney, Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

Centered on hope
Rev. Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Do onto others in kindness
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

This Thursday is important
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

God is behind the scenes
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

God's majesty is all around us
Rev. Matthew Sipe, Delano United Methodist Church

Jesus' scars are eternal
Rev. Mike Nelson, Triune Lutheran Parish, Cokato

Laws or love?
Rev. Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

The unpayable debt – you have two
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

An absolute truth
Pastor Russell Doebler, Blessed Hope Church, Howard Lake

A time to rejoice
Fr. Tom Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

Resurrection power
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Barabbas and us
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Jesus Christ is the same – yesterday, today, and forever
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church UCC, Lester Prairie

Resurrection for our world
Fr. Pat Casey, St. John's Catholic Church, Darwin

God comes to meet us
Rev. Matthew Sipe, Delano United Methodist Church

What kind of fun?
Pastor Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

We forgive because God forgave us
Pastor Sven Johansson, Grace Apostles Lutheran Church, Cokato

The picture of Jesus
Rev. Eugene M. Brown, Winsted

God will sustain you
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

No need to fear
Fr. Tom Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, rural Delano

God's watchful eye
Rev. Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Lent: seek hard after God
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Hope and faith are yours
Rev. Erick Thompson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

A unity of purpose
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

He makes all things new
Rev. Erick J. Thompson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Lenten re-orientation
Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Cut off the thumbs!
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Cokato

Marriage: an incredible vocation
Father Thomas Balluff, St. Mary of Czestochowa, rural Delano

What is the truth?
Pastor George Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Cokato

Lent: a call to conversion
Father Bill Sprigler, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

Idols of the heart
Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

The fruit of patience
Pastor Mike Newsom, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

Love – so much more than feelings
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

The gift of God's grace
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Amazing grace
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

What are you really saying?
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

The breath of God
Rev. Matthew Sipe, Delano United Methodist Church

The strength of your days
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

All Jesus wants me to be
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Integrity test
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Love brings peace into the new year
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

The greatness of our God
Rev. Eugene M. Brown, St. Mary's Care Center, Winsted

Are you ready for a change?
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church, Howard Lake

A year of opportunity and blessing
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical U.C.C., Lester Prairie

Would they miss us?
Pastor Billy Wallace, Dassel Church of Christ, Dassel

What is truly important in life?
Fr. Tom Balluf, St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

The season for joy
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

'Be still and know that I am God'
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

Blessed with God's presence
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

The mystery of God's love
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Easier to preach, than obey
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Get ready to greet Him
Fr. Tom Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

Christmas facts: true or false?
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Thankful for the law
Pastor Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

Ready for the holidays
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

The village of fools
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Cokato

It's not too late
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

What is success?
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

White as snow
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

Building up one another through service
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

What is the church?
Rev. Erick Thompson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

The tracks of tears
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

A prayer for healing
Fr. Bill Sprigler, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

Prayer leads us to make the right choices
Fr. Thomas Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, Delano

Pollyannas wanted
Rev. Douglas C. Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Halloween – good or evil?
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

A most important destination
Pastor Russ Doebler, Blessed Hope Church, Howard Lake

Who’s packing your parachute?
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Keep your faith ‘charged up’
Rev. Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Invest in eternity
Rev. Gerald Boldt, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Winsted

'Follow Me'
Fr. Michael Miller, Delano Catholic Community

What is the gospel?
Pastor Mike Newsom, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

The miracle of faith
Rev. Erick Thompson, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

The reformation of your soul and life
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

A far more important election
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Respect for life is a critical issue
Fr. Tom Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, rural Delano

The timelessness of God
Pastor Marianne Zitzewitz, Mount Hermon Lutheran Church, Annandale

Let us pray
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Jesus reveals God's heart
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Reaping an eternal reward
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

What does it mean to ‘believe’?
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Rural Cokato

Called to love – not judge
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

The self-evident truth
Fr. Michael Miller, Delano Catholic Community

What's most important to you?
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

Father's example has big impact
Rev. Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Real rest from our labors
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delan

God, spouse, children, job
Fr. Tom Balluff, Church of St. Mary of Czestochowa, rural Delano

The staggering abundance of God
Rev. Marianne Zitzewitz, Mount Hermon Lutheran Church, Annandale

See you at the fair!
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

What's your headline?
Pastor Al Jones, New Assembly of God, Cokato

Who’ll take the son?
Dr. Phil Goeffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, rural Cokato

The cat and the silo
Fr. Michael J. Miller, Delano Catholic Community

Worth the price
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Another ‘fixed’ election
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Christians have an image problem
Rev. Mike Nelson, Triune Lutheran Church, Cokato

Eternal hope is found in Jesus Christ
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Who’s your best friend?
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical U.C.C., Lester Prairie

Knowing God’s will
Pastor Mike Newsom, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

Take time to pray for our nation
Pastor Phil Goeffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, rural Cokato

The cross: a shining symbol of hope
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Will worry be the death of you?
Rev. Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

One nation, under God
Fr. Pat Casey, St. John’s Catholic Church, Darwin

The year of St. Paul the apostle
Father Bill Sprigler, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

How may I inherit eternal life?
George Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Cokato

Head to Higher Ground!
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical U.C.C., Lester Prairie

The declaration of dependence
Fr. Michael J. Miller, Delano Catholic Community

Seeing our kids as God does
Pastor Steven Basney, Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

Abundant grace
Rev. Douglas C. Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Let God do the work
Rev. Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

What really matters?
Fr. Joseph Gallatin, St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church, Delano

Love those dandelions!
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

The dirt indicator
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen
Good Shepherd Free LutheranChurch, Cokato

One life to live
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Great yards, no people
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical UCC Church,
Lester Prairie

The law leads us to Christ
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

The Pope of Hope
Fr. Michael J. Miller, Delano Catholic Community

The great co-mission
Rev. Michael Newsom, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

You are winning
Pastor Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

The Holy Spirit: grace and truth
Pastor Orval Wirkkala
Kingston Apostolic Lutheran Church

A prayer for our people
Prairie Community Church, UCC, Lester Prairie

Who is the Holy Spirit?
Fr. Joseph Gallatin, St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church, rural Delano

'The Shack’ is heresy
Pastor Daniel Runke, former pastor at Albion Evangelical Free Church, rural Cokato

Spring into action
Rev. Bill Hillyer, Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Delano

Passover is a blessing for all
Pastor Gerald Boldt, St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Winsted

Strange coincidence?
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Put focus on food and fuel for world's people
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

The sense of a goose
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

A small verse with a big message
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

Quo vadis
Fr. Michael J. Miller, Delano Catholic Community

A different Easter flower
Pastor Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

It’s a matter of trust
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

A change of focus
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Prayer: our response to God
Fr. Joseph Gallatin, St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church, Delano

Celebrate Easter every day
By Pastor Marc Grindle, Dassel Church of Christ

Meet the risen Lord in scripture
Pastor M. Zitzewitz, Mount Herman Lutheran Church, Annandale

Draw back the drapes
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

An undivided heart
By Marc Trujillo, Crown College

Our liberation comes with a price
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church
Waverly

Jesus can relate to our needs
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Change is a daily choice
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

When the lights go out
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Relationships need stoking to grow
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

St. Valentine loved Christ
Dr. Phil Geoffrion, Pastor, Albion Evangelical Free Church
Rural Cokato

Value your gift of freedom
Rev. Mike Nelson Triune Lutheran Parish
North Crow River, Grace, Redeemer

Lent calls us to a change of heart
Father Bill Sprigler, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

No more frustration in the dark
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Pray for unity and justice for all
Father Pat Casey, St. John’s Catholic Church, Darwin

Whom may we appoint?
Pastor Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church
Cokato

Breaking the chains of credit card debt
Pastor Steve Basney, Open Arms Community Church
Howard Lake

Run to your Father and know Him well
Marc Trujillo, Asst. Professor of Bible & Theology
Crown College

I bring you good tidings of great joy
Pastor George Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church
Cokato

A pilgrimage for the new year

‘Let Earth receive her king’
Pastor Douglas C. Pierce, Lake Jennie Ev. Covenant Church, Dassel

Peace on Earth?
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Ev. United Church of Christ, Lester Prairie

A gift that keeps on giving
Pastor Mark Little, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato

Bethlehem or bedlam?
Pastor Mike Newsom, Lamson Ev. Free Church of Dassel

The true gift
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church
Waverly

God’s gifts for us at Christmas
Pastor Ingrid Bloom, Montrose United Methodist Church

The grace of Christmas
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church
Kingston

God shares His joy at Christmas
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Advent - a time of preparation
Father Bill Sprigler, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

Gatekeeper to heaven
Pastor Sven Johansson, Grace Apostles LutheranChurch,
Cokato

Count. . . 1, 2, 3 . . . your blessings
Pastor Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church,
Montrose

Stewardship is more than $
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

‘Fix it’ with the right tool
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Hats off to our volunteer firemen
Pastor Marc Grindle Dassel Church of Christ

Holiday $$$ or holy days?
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Your personal Thanksgiving
Pastor M. Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church,
Howard Lake

Defeating a global Goliath
Pastor Steven Basney, Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

The heart of Jonah
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God, Cokato

A PoWeR SuRGe of commitment
Pastor Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

I give you Jesus
Marc Trujillo, Asst. Professor of Bible & Theology, Crown College

The grace of Christianity
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

We’re all cracked pots
Pastor Philip Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Rural Cokato

How important is Sunday school?
Pastor Mike Nelson, North Crow River/Grace/Redeemer Lutheran Parish

Jesus bore the cross for you
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Does God exist?
Pastor Marc Grindle, Church of Christ, Dassel

Work is a gift from God
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Montrose

Created by God to cultivate
Father Pat Casey, St. John’s Catholic Church, Darwin

Once is not enough
Dr. Tom Rakow, pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

What must I do to be saved?
Pastor G. Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Cokato

Sin brings death to our world
Rev. Gerald Boldt, St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Winsted

Masking God’s beauty
Rev. Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Beware of hypocrisy
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

‘Go and do likewise’
Minister Signe Gray, Stockholm Lutheran Church, Rural Cokato

High impact parenting
Pastor Steven Basney, Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

Prayer will shape your day
Pastor Ingrid Bloom, Montrose United Methodist Church

Disciplined in love
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Believe . . . and you will be saved
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Christ makes us human
Pastor Mike Newsom, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

Case for global warming is weak
Pastor Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

God gives rest, reassurance
Pastor Marc Grindle, Dassel Church of Christ

Those irritating slivers
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Truth: absolute or relative?
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Kingston Apostolic, Lutheran Church

What is freedom for?
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, UCC, Lester Prairie

A thirst for God
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

God loves Montrose . . . do you?
Pastor Lisa Ellwoods, Jacob’s Well, Montrose

Sin separates, Jesus unites
Pastor Michael Newsom, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

Memories can feel like a fiery dart
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God, Cokato

Fathers, how do you spell love?
Philip A. Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church

To Feel the Company of Angels
Pastor Jim Beard, Delano United Methodist Church

It’s a matter of who does what
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

A failed experiment
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

War is a fact of life
Pastor Robert Helllmann, St. Paul’s and Trinity Ev. Lutheran, Montrose

Christian values start at home
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

The way, the truth, and the life
Fr. Robert Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

Deny yourself and find true life
Pastor Steven Basney, Open Arms Community Church, Howard Lake

A perfect pattern
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

A bittersweet farewell
Rev. Sherri L. Sandoz, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Make a positive impact
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God Church, Cokato

Planting the seed
Pastor Ron Peterson, Grace Apostles Lutheran Church, Cokato

The simple truth about honesty
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

Nails in the fence
Pastor Phillip Goeffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Cokato

How do you plan to live?
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

It’s not natural
Pastor Mike Nelson, North Crow River/
Grace/Redeemer Lutheran Parish, Cokato

He is risen
Pastor G. Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Cokato

The tomb of Jesus
Fr. Joseph Gallatin, St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church, Delano

Worship alone?
Pastor Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

Faith in Christ does not equal religious right
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical U.C.C., Lester Prairie

Handling life's uncertainties
Pastor Marc Grindle, Church of Christ, Dassel

Like a lamb, or like a lion?
Rev. Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Lent is more than a blip on the screen
Rev. Sherri Sandoz, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

A strong oak, that cannot be split
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Where are you?
Pastor Gale Reitan, Lyndale Lutheran Church, Lyndale

The true picture of Jesus
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Whiter than snow
Pastor Douglas C. Pierce, Lake Jennie Evangelical Covenant, Dassel

Is God dancing on your potato chips?
Pastor Jim Beard, Delano United Methodist Church, Delano

True warmth is more than shelter and food
Fr. Robert Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

What makes Christians so special?
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

When I survey the wonderous cross
Pastor Michael Newsom, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

May righteousness be exalted
Pastor Gerald Boldt, St. John Evangelical Lutheran, Winsted

Guilty hands made clean
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

Lent is a time to remember
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

True warmth is more than shelter and food
Fr. Robert Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

It’s a matter of choice
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Hope in a world of change
Pastor Gale Reitan, Lyndale Lutheran Church, Maple Plain

A lasting legacy
Pastor Philip A. Goeffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Rural Cokato

Doing what I don’t want to do
Rev. Jim Beard, Delano United Methodist Church

A faith that works in real life
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Love is more than a feeling
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Do you remember?
Rev. Allen R. Jones, New Life Assembly of God, Cokato

Visitors from afar
Fr. Joseph Gallatin, St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic, Delano

Don’t give up yet – you’ve only just begun
Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Evangelical U.C.C., Lester Prairie

Make 2007 a year of opportunities
Pastor Marc Grindle, Church of Christ, Dassel

January Christians
Pastor Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Magi from the East
Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

A blessing for the community
Fr. Michael Joseph Miller, The Churches of St. Peter and St. Joseph, Delano

One last Christmas present
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Justified by faith
Pastor Ron Peterson, Grace Apostle Lutheran Church, Cokato

A simple stage for God’s great plan
Pastor Gerald L. Boldt, St. John Evangelical Lutheran, Winsted

Christmas: for ‘good’ people or for sinners?
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Cokato

Relevance
Pastor Tyler Grant, Delano Assembly of God Church

From Jesse’s roots, a bud shall blossom
Father Robert Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

Don’t miss Christmas
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

A favorite time of year
Dr. Phil Goeffrion, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Cokato

A season to give thanks
Pastor Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

God’s gift to the world
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran, Lester Prairie

Grace and truth show the way
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

Those who believe are never alone
Father Michael Miller, The Churches of St. Peter and St. Joseph, Delano

A true Thanksgiving
Robert Rupprecht, St. John Lutheran Church, Hollywood

Are we generous or greedy?
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Giving thanks
Pastor Tom Lammers, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Delano

A bloody war, Expecting and hopeful
Sherri L. Sandoz, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Pastor's Columns
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Older Columns

Amazing what passion can do
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

True contentment
Pastor Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Morality must be brought to the polls
Pastor Lisa Ellwoods, Jacob’s Well, Montrose

A bloody war, God’s Grace, Thanksgiving
Pastor Robert Hellmann, St. Paul Lutheran, Montrose

A passing moment
Fr. Joseph Gallatin, St. Boniface Church, St. Bonifacius

Old messages still true today
Lyndon Korhoen, Pastor, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Victorious faith
Rev. Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

What a discovery
Robert Rupprecht, St. John Lutheran Church, Hollywood

The choice is ours
Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

Friday night at the movies
Rev. Ingrid Bloom, United Methodist Church, Montrose

Git-R-Done
Intern Pastor Vicki Toutges, All Saints Lutheran Church, Darwin

Watch for the signs
Pastor Tyler Grant, Assembly of God Church, Delano

Grin and bear it
Dr. Tom Rakow, Pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Framing the issue
Pastor Danville K. Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Have you counted your blessings?
Pastor Lee Hallstrom, Light of Christ Lutheran Church, Delano

Gossip to die for
Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

Finding your joy
Pastor Douglas C. Pierce, Lake Jennie Evangelical Covenant, Dassel

Carrying the weight of the world
Pastor Jim Beard, Delano United Methodist Church, Delano

Those little disturbances
Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shephard Free Lutheran, Cokato

Our children are our future
Father Paul Wolf, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

Trust in a sovereign God
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church

Judging embryo research
Fr. Joseph Gallatin, St. Mary of Czestochowa Church, Franklin Township

Trust in a sovereign God
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church

The compassion buzz
Formerly Pastor Ralph Erickson, Lamson Free Churc, Dassel

A death (and life) with a profound impact
Pastor Paul Marggraf, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Delano

Work – a necessary evil or a gift from God?
Pastor Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

The Beauty of Fall
Pastor Fr. Michael J. Miller, The Churches of St. Peter and St. Joseph, Delano

For the honor and glory of God
Father Martin Rath, Chaplain of St. Mary’s Care Center, Winsted

What’s really important?
Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly, Cokato

Written in Stone
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Cokato

Alcohol impairs judgement
Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

How high can we grow?
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, UCC, Lester Prairie

With God’s help, we do our part
Pat Casey, St. John’s, Catholic Church, Darwin

Looking for upliftment? Sing the praises of God
Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

How do we see Jesus?
Mike Nelson, North Crow Grace and Redeemer, Rural Cokato

Where is our backbone?
Rev. Steve Thorsen, Evangelical Lutheran Church, of Cokato

How low can we go?
Pastor Bill Baldwin, Ev. United Church of Christ, Lester Prairie

To leave a lasting legacy
Philip A. Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free, Rural Cokato

The only means for a lasting peace
Rev. Gerald L. Boldt, St. John Evangelical Lutheran, Winsted

Dealing with Difficult Circumstances
Marc Grindle, Church of Christ, Dassel

Experience the welcome of ‘country folk’
Father Robert Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

Is not something without price suitable
Pastor George Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran, Stockholm

Truth is about salvation and forgiveness
Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Leaving a legacy
Pastor Philip A. Geoffrion, Albion Evangelical Free, rural Cokato

Distinguishing fact and fiction
Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Memorials remind us to be thankful
Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apostolic Lutheran Church, Kingston

A perfect morning
Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

A closer look
Rev. Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

Liberty for all
Pastor Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Building bridges
Pastor Philip A. Geoffrio, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Cokato

Friends of Sinners
By Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran, Dassel

Little things mean a lot
Dr. Tom Rakow, Pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

The call to partnership
Rev. Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Chuch, Cokato

It’s my turn now
By Pastor Thor Skeie, All Saints Lutheran, Darwin

Training for the prize
Pastor Rick Messer, Howard Lake Christian Church

Without faith, it’s all meaningless
Pastor Thomas Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

It’s my turn now
By Pastor Ralph Erickson, Lamson Evangelical Free Church, Dassel

God - a Master in ‘debris removal’
By Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Let’s think, people
By Rev. Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

God’s grace is for each of us
Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran, Montrose

Help wanted: Good Samartitan
By Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane of Dassel

Heaven is ours by God’s grace, alone
Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

When good seed is sown
By Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly, Cokato

Have you ever had your life interrupted?
By Pastor Marc Grindle, Church of Christ, Dassel

Building for the future
By Father Paul Wolf, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

At ease, without fear
By Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shephard Free Lutheran, Cokato

Defending marriage
By Pastor Wally Glucklich, Elim Mission Church, Cokato

Answered prayer?
By Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Charity that matters
By Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

Religious freedom best expressed in individuality
By Pastor Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, Lester Prairie

A community of followers
By Rev. Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

The greatest commandment
By Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Faithfulness gives us freedom
By Thor Skeie, All Saints Lutheran, Darwin

A community of followers
By Rev. Steve Thorson, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cokato

Seeing the unseen
By Douglas C. Pierce, Lake Jennie Evangelical Covenant Church, rural Dassel

For unto you...
By George Koivukangas, Laestadian Lutheran Church, Stockholm

A plan for the new year
By Rev. Gerald L. Boldt, St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Winsted

A time for new beginnings
By Father Bob Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

A tool that lasts forever
By Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Planting the seed of the Word of God
By Pastor Orval Wirkkala, Apolostic Lutheran of Kingston

Epiphany: manifestation of God’s promises
By Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

A dream comes true
By Keith E. Carlson, Evangelical Covenant Church, Dassel

Keeping Christ in Christmas
By Rev. Brigit F. Monson, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Plato

My favorite tool received for Christmas
By Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Finding God is our Christmas miracle
By Pastor Ingrid Bloom, Montrose United Methodist Church

Jesus is the way
By Rev. Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church of Cokato

Material wealth is not the answer
By Pastor Steve Olson, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Dassel

‘The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe’
By Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Who is God?
By Pastor Al Jones, New Life Assembly of God, Cokato

Expecting and hopeful
By Rev. Sherri L. Sandoz, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

The coming of the King
By Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

Thanks for everything
By Rev. Robert Rupprecht, St. John Lutheran Church of Hollywood

The greatest of these is love
By Pastor Douglas Pierce, Lake Jennie Covenant Church, Dassel

Unleashing the power of prayer
By Pastor Ingrid Bloom, Montrose United Methodist Church

Jesus is the way
By Rev. Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church of Cokato

PeaceBuilders – not a moment too soon
By Pastor Bill Daldwin, Ev. United Church of Christ, Lester Prairie

The antlered doe
By Dr. Tom Rakow, Pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Learning to part
By Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran

The beauty of God
By Pastor Thomas Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

Developing a Christian stewardship lifestyle
By Father Paul Wolf, Holy Trinity Catholic Church Winsted

Serve the Lord with gladness
By Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

A man dies and goes to heaven
By Rev. Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Montrose

What is healing?
By Pastor Robert Kopp, Walker United Methodist Church, Howard Lake

Of turtles and trust
By Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Seeing baptism through another’s eyes
By Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, Lester Prairie

The God of yesterday still heals today
By Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

Boundaries: a fence that set us free

By Rev. Sherri L. Sandoz, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Sabbath rest nourishes, renews, heals

By Rev. Allan L. Bjorklund, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

In the face of sudden terror

By Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Capture the moment

By Rev. Allen R. Jones, New Life Assembly of God,

Cokato

Service of the faithful makes world a better place

By Rev. Bill Baldwin. Prairie Community Church, Lester Prairie

It’s time to take a stand to protect our freedoms

By Father Robert Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

The Bible is more than a ‘how-to’ guide

By Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Fixing Humpty Dumpty

By Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

A country built on the foundation of Christ

By Rev. Myra Carroll-Pezzella, First Presbyterian Church, Howard Lake

Go, my children, with my blessing

Rev. Sherri L. Sandoz, Bethel Lutheran Church of Lester Prairie

‘Just thinking’

By Rev. Dan Swanson, First Baptist Church, Cokato

How big are you? How big is your God?

By Rev. Robert Rupprecht, St. John Lutheran Church of Hollywood

Seniors, beware!

By Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, Cokato

Open your eyes to the presence of Jesus

By Pastor Elizabeth Hadler, Montrose United Methodist, Church

The horse that helped me to pray

By Dr. Tom Rakow, Pastor, Grace Bible Church, Silver Lake

Metaphors help us understand the reality of salvation

By Pastor Tom Starkjohn, Harvest Community Church, Winsted

The sin of unbelief will destroy the world

By Rev. Leland D. Bendix, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Annandale

Discerning process of prayer brings families together

By Father Paul Wolf, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted

The Bible breathes life as no other book does

By Rev. Michael Nirva, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

A God-given, infinitely better picture

By Robert Hellmann, St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran, Montrose

Someone waits to fix our broken lives

By Rev. Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shepherd Free Lutheran, Cokato

I’m Christian, bought by the blood of Jesus Christ

By Rev. Bill Baldwin, Prairie Community Church, Lester Prairie

Come into the freshness of God’s will

By Rev. David Sorensen, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cokato

Lent: a time of self examination and improvement

By Pastor Robert Ramphal, Oster First Covenant Church, Waverly

The unblemished lamb

By Rev. Martin Schoenfeld, St. James Lutheran Church, Howard Lake

Easter is all about the good news of a second chance

By Rev. Sherri L. Sandoz, Bethel Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Life’s purpose based on faith, forgiveness

By Rev. Gerald Boldt, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Winsted

It’s all a matter of perspective

By Father Robert Mraz, Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake

Pray without ceasing for a world of peace with justice

By Pastor Rob Kopp, Walker United Methodist Church, Howard Lake

A fundamental right to life

By Rev. Eric Nelson, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie

Marriage – made in heaven?

By Rev. Daniel Runke, Albion Evangelical Free Church, Cokato

Men’s life support: an idea whose time has come for area men

By Pastor Bill Baldwin, Evangelical United Church of Christ, Lester Prairie

The touch of the Master’s hand

By Pastor Steve Josephson, Mount Hermon Lutheran Church, Annandale

Silent snowflakes call to our need for solitude

By Pastor Paul Friberg, Berean Baptist Church, Glencoe

Resolve to live less by deadlines

By Pastor Lyndon Korhonen, Good Shephard Free Lutheran, Cokato


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