Author Archives: kristi mclaughlin

Interfaith Panel to be held

There are 126 different languages spoken in Sioux Falls, SD. There are 3 Muslim Centers and a Multi-Cultural Center that houses people of many faith traditions. This diversity will continue to move throughout the state of South Dakota. In an … Continue reading

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Generations

In my spare time, I teach different philosophy classes, including a World Religions course, at a community college. Most of the students are young: 19 to early 20s. Some have children. Some do not, but a few things stand out … Continue reading

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Remembering: The Jesus Movement and Million Dollar Buildings

This semester, I am teaching a world religions class. Last week we entered our two days exploration of Christianity, the faith tradition my students claim as their own. What became apparent, as our dialogue happened around Christianity, is that my … Continue reading

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Stories

We all have stories we tell ourselves. Human life is full of stories: faith stories, historical stories, mythological stories…stories can give meaning to our lives. Stories can also keep up stuck. Personal stories that move about in our heads: stories … Continue reading

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Guns in the Public Square

This may come as a surprise to you, but I have never held a gun. I have stories I can tell about people around me who have owned or own guns, but myself, yea not so much. I have never … Continue reading

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Philosophy

What is the human endeavor? What is the human experience? I am creating an Introduction to Philosophy class to be taught next year at a local community college. Philosophy is interesting because it begins with curiosity. Human curiosity: Who are … Continue reading

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Meditation Group

I will be facilitating a mindfulness meditation group in Sioux Falls on June 28th at 6:00pm. If interested in learning more about Buddhist mindfulness, please post a comment with contact information and I will be in touch! Mindfulness is a … Continue reading

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Free STD testing at Sioux Falls Planned Parenthood

Free STD Testing Day As you already know, we are offering a FREE STD Testing Day at both our Sioux Falls and Rapid City clinics on June 18th! Here are the details again: Sioux Falls Free STD Testing Day June … Continue reading

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Do you expect ‘church’ to always make you ‘feel’ good? (an article by Robert De Filippis)

If so…..article retrieved from: http://thebigslice.org/the-truth-is-too-messy-for-church/ “The truth is not the stuff of edifying hymns, rather it is dangerous, dirty and smelly business. Not everyone has the stomach for it, above all those who say, “Lord, Lord” and then head for cover … Continue reading

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