Faithfully Yours - Knowing everything won’t change anything

Neil Strohschein
The Neepawa Banner & Press

October 26, 2017 was a day to which conspiracy theorists had long looked forward. That was the day when, according to legislation enacted 25 years earlier, all documents regarding the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy were to be released. As the day approached, the question on everyone’s mind was: “What, if anything, will we learn about this tragedy that we don’t already know?” As it turned out, not much.

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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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