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Pilgrim Reflections: Thanksgiving indigestion

Nov 30, 2015 9:24pm

“That’s mine! I’ll take it!!”

Those were the words my wife, Debbie, heard last Thursday night—Thanksgiving night—as she stood in line at a local Wal-Mart store to check out. She wasn’t there...

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Pilgrim Reflections: Wherever, Whenever

Nov 17, 2015 8:58am

It doesn’t matter where you are or what you’re going through. It’s always “in season.”


When you hear the word, it’s possible your mind pictures a stately cathedral somewhere...

Bob Stallman: Young American farmers brim with optimism

Nov 10, 2015 2:43pm

Each year, the American Farm Bureau Federation surveys about 1,000 young farmers and ranchers from across the country. The 22nd annual survey found that 91 percent of young people in agriculture...

Pilgrim Reflections: Thank You

Nov 10, 2015 2:43pm

You’ll never know what those two words mean.

Such simple, single-syllable words. No frills. No sensational superlatives. No flowery adjectives or adverbs.

But, oh, the impact they make...

Monica Braun: Women-owned businesses flourish

Nov 09, 2015 5:06pm

Women-owned businesses are gaining economic impact and clout.

A National Women’s Business Council analysis of U.S. Census data from the 2012 Survey of Business Owners shows significant...

Pilgrim Reflections: Just Jack, Jesus and Me

Nov 03, 2015 3:39pm

Thank God for memories, those cherished “windows of light for the soul.”

It seems the older I get the more I catch myself reminiscing on “the good, ‘ole days.” Those days of going out...

Wyatt Fraas Farming fits veterans and veterans fit farming

Nov 03, 2015 8:13am

The Center for Rural Affairs has worked to support and assist beginning farmers and ranchers for over 25 years. And increasingly, beginning farmer and rancher inquiries come from military veterans...

Pilgrim Reflections: Just as I am

Oct 27, 2015 12:49pm

Once we realize this, it makes all the difference in the world.

Without a doubt, one of the most powerful invitational hymns ever written is “Just As I Am.” Written by Charlotte Elliott in...

John Crabtree: Corporate Farming: Who Owns the World’s Seeds?

Oct 27, 2015 8:44am

This summer, agrochemical, biotechnology, and seed giant Monsanto dropped their bid to acquire their Switzerland-based competitor Syngenta. Initial merger serenades were sternly rebuffed by...

Pilgrim Reflections: God’s Masterpiece — It’s truly “one-of-a-kind

Oct 20, 2015 3:28pm

Down through the centuries the world has marveled at some of men’s masterpieces. Even now if you mention names like Michelangelo, da Vinci, Rembrandt, Picasso, etc., folks know who you’re talking...

Pilgrim Reflections: Where Is God?

Oct 13, 2015 2:18pm

He’s there.

Even when you can’t see or feel Him.

“Where is God?” is definitely the question a lot of folks are asking these days in light of the current world situation. The increase...