Faithfully yours - Prayer changes people. Changed people change things

By Neil Strohschein

Neepawa Banner & Press

Several years ago, a North Dakota farmer organized a gathering in the middle of one of his wheat fields. Joining him were many of his friends, his neighbours and some of their friends—so it was a fairly large group. Clergy of all faith traditions were there as well. This was not a protest meeting. This was a prayer meeting—and that’s what caught the attention of a CNN reporter.

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Observation - October 20, 2017

By Addy Oberlin
Neepawa Banner & Press

It is with a heavy heart that I write the column this week.

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Faithfully yours - Why God allows disasters — one possible answer

Neil Strohschein
Neepawa Banner & Press 

Another of the questions Larry Powell asked in his recent letter (Sept. 29 edition of the Neepawa Banner), has baffled theologians for decades. It is also a question to which we often give a less than adequate answer.

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Faithfully Yours - Answering Powell's Questions

Neil Strohschein
Neepawa Banner & Press

Larry Powell’s letter requesting “further explanation” of opinions expressed in “A Christian Response to Natural Disaster” raised some very valid points. He concluded his letter by asking if I would respond to his questions in a future column. Well, here goes. It may take two or three columns, but I will do my best to answer them.

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Observation - October 06

Addy Oberlin
Neepawa Banner & Press

In our little songbook we have this great hymn “Thank You.”

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