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In a classic essay on travel, Pico Iyer begins, “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves, and we travel, next, to find ourselves.” I felt the truth of these words during my family’s summer roa…

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ENTERPRISE — Dan Webster sat Friday, June 25, at what is now his old desk in a classroom inside the Enterprise Seventh-day Adventist School. Student desks and chairs were moved to the side. Co…

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LA GRANDE — The La Grande Stake Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has asked that all attendees at indoor church meetings continue to wear face masks and maintain so…

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LA GRANDE — A free concert Sunday, May 23, in La Grande blends the tones of bronze handbells with piano while praising God.

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I remember as a kid how the days seemed so long. I recall in the summertime after breakfast, I would shoot baskets until the sun became too hot, and then I would ride my bike to cool off. Our …

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POCOPSON, Penn. — Thursday, May 6, is the United States’ National Day of Prayer, which is observed annually on the first Thursday in May. The United States Congress designated the day to ask p…

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In March 2020, the some 1.3 million Jehovah’s Witnesses in the United States suspended its door-to-door and face-to-face forms of public ministry and moved congregation meetings to video confe…

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“I believe; help my unbelief:” These words from Mark 9:24 constitute one of the most important prayers I know. In this scripture, the desperate father of a sick child cries out, longing to see…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A coalition of faith leaders and activists on Monday, April 5, demanded the elimination of the Senate filibuster, wading into a crucial debate in Washington with a 50-50 Sen…

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Christians around the globe celebrated Holy Week in face masks and observing social distance guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic dramatically altered the Easter season for a second year.

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As this is April Fools’ Day, it seems fitting to consider the link between faith and foolishness. Certainly, there are those folks who think that belief in God, or in Jesus as God’s son and ou…

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As warmer temperatures return, the green blades of crocuses peek through thawed earth. Those first green shoots give me the springtime hope I need to keep on steady through the rainy days or l…

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The Vatican's declaration that same-sex unions are a sin the Roman Catholic Church cannot bless was no surprise for LGBTQ Catholics in the United States — yet it stung deeply nonetheless.

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In the movie “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” 11-year-old Alexander woke up with gum stuck in his hair and things just went downhill from there.