Christianity

Proposed Bill Would Require ND Schools to Offer Bible History Course

The proposed course would be offered as an elective at all public schools

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota legislators are discussing a bill that would allow public schools to offer a course on biblical history. State Representative Aaron McWilliams (R-Hillsboro) says if students want a deeper understanding of American history, they should learn how the Bible influenced the Founding Fathers. “The very first argument of the very first Constitutional Congress was whether or not…

Refreshing the Faith: Relevant Life Church Celebrates Christmas Eve

The non-denominational church has been based in Moorhead for four years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — On the surface, it might look like your typical Christmas Eve church service, but mix in some Christmas classics with some pop culture, and you’ve got the church experience Pastor Travis Linn seeks to create at Relevant Life Church. “Most people when they’re turning on the radio, they’re looking for something that meets them right where they’re at….

Parishioners of a Perham Church Fighting to Keep Their Faith Alive

The church has been around since 1882, operating just outside of downtown Perham

PERHAM, Minn. — When the small city of Perham was in its infancy, a congregation of worshipers opened the town’s first United Methodist Church in 1882. Nearly fourteen decades and a couple new buildings later, the collective faith of its small band of parishioners still rings through the air. When Betty Jean Robinson first came to the church fifty years ago,…