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Another Mass Murder

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Words cannot express the horror experienced in the Connecticut city where a young man murdered his mother at home, then entered the kindergarten classroom in a local school, shooting to death twenty children and six others on the school staff. After the rampage, the killer killed himself. A number of Scriptures come to mind, including: Read More
* From the editor — Editor Note on Christian Apologetics by Jamie Arndt Mr. James Arndt, a graduate of Immanuel Lutheran College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, taught for some years in our Christian Day Schools. He and his wife Rachel with their children Caleb and Audrey reside in Read More
Read the Article: The Huntsman Dear readers: The unusual linguistic approach in this article is not common fare on these pages. However, to our thinking it is quite an effective way to convey particular spiritual truth(s)—in this case, godly contrition and repentance. With the apostle Read More
Read Article - An "Open Door" in Australia From the Editor: * We thank Pastor Em. Daniel Fleischer, Oakdale, Minn. for this report; Pastor Fleischer, who pastored a number of CLC congregations from 1963-2010 (and served as CLC President Read More
I apologize for an editorial oversight, failing to mention in the hard copy magazine that Brother Paul Koch, "retired" member of our staff, took it upon himself again this year to compile the Daily Readings. Well, they were first compiled for Messiah, Eau Claire, in 2007 (as the cover indicates), but beyond that, Paul readies the copy for Read More

In the aftermath of the Reformation celebration, we append to this "Cross Purposes" feature a brief but timely commentary by Pastor Fleischer. -- Editor

“Pope John Paul II whipped himself with a belt, even on vacation, and slept on the floor as acts of penitence and to bring him Read More