Community Corner

Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
“Why does it seem like evil is winning? Why are we being attacked and mocked for our faith? Why are Biblical values being erased from society? Where is God?” There are so many facing the trials of this world who are confused, and many of these questions are coming from members of the church. In...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
The 2016 movie “Hacksaw Ridge” shares the true story of Desmond T. Doss, played by Andrew Garfield, who wins the Congressional Medal of Honor for his service, despite refusing to fire a gun due to religious reasons. The opening scene of the movie shows the bloody, battered soldiers on the...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, I was in kindergarten. I’m sure my parents sat my sister and I down to explain what had happened, but all I remember is my teacher crying and school being dismissed early. In the following years, though, the horrific events of that day were taught in our history...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” – Matthew 5:9     •Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City, Utah •Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosariopichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Massachusetts •Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Sacramento,...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
After 20 years of work, sacrifice, and growth, Afghanistan has fallen back into the clutches of the Taliban. Joe Biden’s utter disaster of a withdrawal plan, his contradictory remarks about not trusting the Taliban but now relying on them as he left behind thousands of Americans and allies in his...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
Back when the “two weeks to slow the spread/let’s flatten the curve/just wear a mask until we have a vaccine” campaigning began, there were many of us who voiced our concern over how much power the government was holding. “It’s not going to stop when the numbers go down,” we said. “What if they...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
One day, when I was working in Sioux Falls as a graphic designer, my coworker and I were chatting in our downtown office, when we heard the front door open. We paused, and I noticed the footsteps were lighter, more cautious, than our boss’s usual long stride as he would quick stop by before...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
Last week, at the July 26 school board meeting, I sat in a crowded room that was filled with members of the District’s community who had a mixture of both concern and support of the policy regarding transgender students’ rights. While I could use this column to share why I am deeply concerned...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
Five months ago, the Allina Crossroads Clinic in Buffalo was the scene of a shooting that left our community broken and took the life of a beloved member. I stood across the street with the various news crews that day, taking photos of law enforcement officers and first responders. In the days...
Community Corner by Shelby Hulstein
“It’s leviOsa, not levioSA.” Out of all the Harry Potter quotes, this witty comment by Hermoine Granger easily makes my top five. The popular book and movie series are credited with delivering many memorable lines, mostly in a humorous fashion: “Dobby never meant to kill. He only meant to maim, or...

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