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April 2019

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Men’s conference 2019: some ‘curveballs’ and a great speaker

There were “a number of curveballs this year,” said Deacon John Weiske, an organizer of the annual Diocesan Men of Faith conference event. But those who were able to attend seemed to appreciate this year’s conference and its speaker, Paul George. Read more >>

‘Bible Study Evangelista’ was ‘flawless’ before record women’s conference crowds

The promotional materials for the Women of Faith conference called keynote speaker Sonja Corbitt a “Southern belle with a warrior’s heart and poet’s pen.”

However one describes the charismatic “Bible Study Evangelista” from Tennessee, she found a welcoming northern Minnesota audience with a record crowd at Marshall School in Duluth March 23. Read more >>

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