Liberty includes respect for others

Is there a slow death of religious liberty? In America, protected classes include race, color, national origin, choice of religion, disability, and familial status. What reason must ones chosen religion, which is a protected class, need additional Religious Freedom laws? Evangelicals in the U.S. enjoy abundant religious freedom; perhaps more than any other protected class … Continue reading Liberty includes respect for others

Do what is right to clean up our state

Do what is right to clean up our state Kevin Tengesdal, Bismarck Oct 25, 2016 Dear Christians here in North Dakota, greetings. You have been invited to spend a time at your friend’s home as a house-sitter. From the time you arrive to the time you depart, how do you treat their home? Do you … Continue reading Do what is right to clean up our state

Acts don’t fit religion

Acts don't fit religion KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Aug 15, 2015 Recently, religious institutions appear to be heralding a separation from all things they deem offensively gay — marriage equality, Boy Scouts, anti-discrimination, lifestyles, etc. Biblically, the initial plan was of creating a holy people separate from other nations, unique for God. Through time, these people … Continue reading Acts don’t fit religion

Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people

Letter to the editor: Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people By Kevin R. Tengesdal from Bismarck on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:22 a.m. Perhaps, we need to change the monologue. Instead of saying, “God hates gay people,” say, “God Hates [name of family member or friend who is lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender!” Instead … Continue reading Monologue needs to change toward LGBT people

Equality

Equality KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Mar 11, 2015 Remember Jesus sitting down and talking with a scorned Samaritan woman and asking her for a drink of water? When His disciples returned, they didn’t panic witnessing Christ talking alone with a woman. They trusted Him and His ministry, holding no fear or contempt with this woman. How … Continue reading Equality