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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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Kodiak is field course for upcoming seminary graduate, Scott Adkins
Scott Adkins is set to graduate from seminary in 2015, but this third-year student of Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., has already had a sort of commencement exercise. Serving St. Paul Lutheran church, Adkins is fulfilling his junior year requirements as an intern pastor. The training started ...
Jan 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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Berean youth pastor teaches kids Christian apologetics
A lot of church kids lose their religion when they get out into the world, says Berean Baptist Church youth pastor Juston Lantrip. With that in mind, Lantrip is teaching courses in apologetics — using rational argument and information to preserve the faith. The message Lantrip hopes will be embed...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tapestry: Russian New Year’s Masquerade Ball – More than a century of tradition
As Kodiak people hunker down for a long, dark winter, they are rejuvenated by a parade of characters, some comical, some grotesque, some noble. A number in the parade are personifications of inanimate objects — chairs, pillows, a deck of cards. They make their appearance at the Russian New Year’s...
Jan 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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