Entries by Laurie Hallstrom

Dividing the human family blots out God’s image

“Native students racially harassed, sprayed with beer at Rush game.” This was a headline in the Rapid City Journal back in January — a description of awful racism and a violation of human dignity. My heart goes out to those young people and the adults with them who experienced such behavior aimed at them because of […]

Open your heart to Jesus, he will do the rest

As (Jesus) drew near, he saw the city and wept over it, saying, “If this day you only knew what makes for peace — but now it is hidden from your eyes” (Lk 19:41-42). These words make very real the heart of the season we are now entering. The words of Jesus can be very […]