Archive of: Articles of Faith

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November Issue 3 2014

Teach with love and caring while remaining loyal to the church

On October 8, 2013, Pope Francis announced to the world that in October of 2014 there would be an Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on topics related to the family and evangelization.

November Issue 1 2014

A conflict worthy of Christian prayer

As news interest regarding activity in the Middle East has turned away from the conflict between Hamas and Israel with the current focus on covering U.S. involvement in the coalition attempting to thwart the threat of militant Islamic groups in Iraq, an Eagle River pastor continues to remind the members of his church and other community members to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. He also encourages Americans to look behind the mainstream media in an effort to be better educated regarding current events in the Middle East.

September Issue 2 2014

Reflections on Jeremiah 31:3-4

“Young lady, everyone has hard times, these just happen to be yours!” I can still hear these words of my father ring in my ears at what was the lowest 
point in time of my personal life. My husband of 14 years had just left me and our 
two children for his secretary, I was currently unemployed, the ceiling had fallen in onto our living room after a violent thunder storm and it was six days before my mortgage payment was due. My circumstances were grim, and when I asked my father for financial help this had been his response.

August Issue 4 2014

Labors and lessons of love

I would like to begin by thanking the Alaska Star for providing this venue, for the different ministries in Eagle River, to share with the community about the opportunities which exist in the churches located in Eagle River. Thank you so much.

July Issue 4 2014

Surrendering, to everything and nothing

The life I lived was the normal life. All the expected requirements: A college degree, career, married with two children, a dog, a cat, two cars and a mortgage. We were busy with family, work and church. My husband and I were smart, successful and attractive with many social obligations and parties to attend. This was it, ‘Happily Ever After.’ At least that was what we hoped others thought about our life. The truth was something else.

July Issue 2 2014

The Family: A Proclamation to the world

We, the First Presidency and the Council of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, solemnly proclaim that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of his children.

Speed the Light and pedal for a purpose July Issue 1 2014

Speed the Light and pedal for a purpose

Gate Way Fellowship, located in Chugiak, is having its sixth annual Bike-a-thon called Bike the Light on July 19. Participants will be biking to raise money for Speed the Light.

June Issue 3 2014

Are You in the Light?

Living in Alaska we know all too well the importance of light. The sun is up and the days are long in the summer; but in the fall, the light dwindles fast until winter comes and there are only a few hours of daylight.

Easter season spreads joy and mystery April Issue 4 2014

Easter season spreads joy and mystery

Easter, like Christmas, is often thought of as a one-day event. Most are mindful that Advent and Lent proceed these events. But the idea that Christmas and Easter both have entire seasons dedicated to these events is often overlooked.

April Issue 1 2014

Individuals recognized and honored

The Alpenglow Ward Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is pleased to recognize the following individuals: Jordan Crowther, Webelos Badge; Bella Johnston, Advancement from Primary to Young Women; Bradley Kendall, Webelos Badge and Religious Knot; Nathan Walser, Bear Badge; Thomas Jensen, Bear Badge; Zion Bennett, Advancement from Primary to Young Men; Tate Porter, Wolf Badge; and Brock Hiett, Wolf Badge.

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