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Mike Rostad
 
Todd Hailey encourages youth to own their faith
If Todd Hailey could pick a theme for his Church of the Nazarene youth group, it would go something like this, “Know your faith and let it shine.” Hailey encourages kids to serve the community in the name of Christ. For the past two years he has led the youth in a Christmas “sock drive” for the B...
Mar 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diver helps raise sunken boat after tsunami
At about this time a half a century ago, Kodiak was ready for spring. Fishermen and cannery workers geared up for the upcoming salmon season. Kids looked forward to their three-month respite from school. Good Friday services pointed to a glorious Easter Sunday. Then the earth shook, water violent...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Faithful take to the streets on Triumph of Orthodoxy Sunday
Except for the modern dress of many of the participants, the procession could have been lifted out of a scene in ancient Jerusalem, Athens or Constantinople. Orthodox faithful from Holy Resurrection and St. Innocents parishes carried images of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary (Theotokos,) John the B...
Mar 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Marti Murray seeks to personalize genealogy
Genealogy is more about the people behind the names and dates than the statistics themselves. That’s why Marti Murray finds it so fascinating. “I love genealogy,” said Murray, who has been studying family trees for 40 years. Murray approaches her subject from two directions — history and culture,...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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One word drives writer on journey to forgiveness
Leslie Leyland Fields had come across that little word in the Lord’s Prayer thousands of times, and now she stumbled over it, as if it were a roadblock, interfering with her communication with God. As. “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” That word sent Fields ...
Feb 28, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father and son, old and new merge on long flight
At 10,000 feet, conversations between father and son become intimate and meaningful. No other voices to compete with. No place to find refuge if the conversation gets uncomfortable. Just dad and son in the pilot and co-pilot’s seat at a height where the mundane and trivial look as minuscule as th...
Feb 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seminarians inspired by spiritual renewal in Albania
Anastasios, the vibrant Greek Orthodox archbishop who helped Albania awaken from its spiritual slumber after a long, brutal reign of Communism, is calling on Orthodox believers throughout the world to embrace the missionary zeal that once defined their church. A former St. Herman’s Seminary profe...
Feb 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Pat Szabo finds balance between directing and acting
Indisputably, Pat Szabo is an actress. She walked the tight rope between annoying and adorable in the quirky "Mrs. Mannerly’s School of Manners" and made the poet Emily Dickinson refreshingly human in "The Belle of Amherst." When I sat down with Pat at a local coffee shop the other day, I told he...
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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