Finding Inspiration In Our Differences…

Finding Inspiration In Our Differences…

  The year 2020 brought us a global pandemic. Social distancing has created fear and isolation among many people for many months. I’ve found hope in John Kiser’s transformational book The Monks of Tibhirine, an inspiring true story that was retold in the 2010...

From Music to History, This Teacher Does It All

As a member of the Northeastern Iowa Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, I read in the monthly newsletter about the Abdelkader Education Project. I was not previously familiar with Abdelkader before the article in the newsletter mentioned the town of...

Emir Abdelkader's Legacy Lives On

rd Algerian Infantry Division are the most notable. This Division was formed in 1943 and was a division of the French Army. They fought valiantly and made many advances for the Allied powers, but not without great sacrifice and loss of life. Between the years of...