Author Archives: Faith & Fellowship

Rev. Sletta Called Home

Reverend Robert Magnus Sletta, 86, went home to be with his Lord on September 27, 2014, his 62nd wedding anniversary. Born in Chicago, IL, he spent 5 years of his childhood in Norway and then returned to the United States. He graduated high school from Hillcrest Lutheran Academy, Fergus Falls, MN, then received his Bachelor

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A Place of Prayer

Jesus had a place of prayer in Gethsemane. He had often sought rest there in communion with his heavenly Father, and often he had wrestled there in prayer. Jesus had also taken his disciples along to this place of prayer. Deep words of life had been spoken there. There too, he had taught them the

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New Creation

A few years ago, my parents bought an old farmstead. They bought it primarily because of its location. It’s on a lake, and it’s right next door to where Dad grew up and Granny still lives. The house on this farmstead boasted a “newly” remodeled kitchen and bathroom of avocado green, yellow, and rust-red sinks.

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Finite vs. Infinite

Blaise Pascal was a 17th century philosopher who posed the following argument: All people are betting their lives on whether or not God exists. Given the possibility that God actually does exist and assuming the infinite gain or loss associated with belief or unbelief, the rational person should live as though God exists. This argument

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