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By Sunny Jensen, For The Ranger
Sep 22, 2017

God answers all prayers. Sometimes he says "Yes," sometimes he says "No," and sometimes he says "You've got to be kidding!" Prayer is an amazing privilege God ...

By Sunny Jensen, For The Ranger
Sep 8, 2017

The cataclysmic natural disaster that struck Houston on Aug. 25 uprooted the lives of tens of thousands. Hurricane Harvey, a "Category 4," has left people ...

From staff reports
Aug 10, 2017

A meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. will examine the history of the current system of grazing on Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service lands. Permit ...


From staff reports
Jun 16, 2017

Dr. Anthony Harper, White House correspondent for Inter Mountain Christian News, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at Neighborhood Alliance Church, 4440 ...

From staff reports
Jan 20, 2017

A former Riverton resident is the author of a Christian fiction novel. Jack Minter wrote "Saul of Tarsus: The First Terrorist," described as a history-based ...

From wire reports
Jan 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (TNS) -- President-elect Donald Trump set a record with the number of prayers during his inaugural ceremonies Friday. Trump, who started the day at ...


By Kate Corbin
Nov 11, 2016

Episcopal Foundation supporting poverty alleviation, suicide prevention amid energy downturn in Wyoming Wyoming's recent budget cuts are having an effect ...

From wire reports
Nov 4, 2016

Wyoming Catholic College in Lander has named Dr. Khalil Habib to its board of directors. He is associate professor of philosophy and director of the Pell ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher University of Wyoming Religious Studies
Oct 21, 2016

The exchange between Jesus and Pontius Pilate contains one of the most famous questions of history. When the Jerusalem priests brought Jesus to Pilate, the ...


By Paul V.M. Flesher University of Wyoming Religious Studies
Aug 12, 2016

When I arrived at the Albright research institute in Muslim East Jerusalem this past January, I quickly discovered there would be a new pattern to my life. At ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2016

The Rev. Scott Jorgenson at St. John Lutheran Church in Riverton is retiring after almost five years in the congregation. Jorgenson is known in the community ...

By Rev. Rex Whitman, Riverton Ministerial Association
Jul 8, 2016

Men are notoriously stubborn when it comes to getting directions. We don't believe there is any need for road maps. All we need is just to venture forth ...


By Paul V.M. Flesher
Mar 4, 2016

What technological innovation has had the greatest impact on Christianity? We might want to point to the radio or TV, or maybe the airplane or automobile. I ...

By the Rev. Rex Whitman
Jan 29, 2016

Did you know that the easiest thing to find in the world is an excuse? You don't have to buy it. It is always free, and it is always available. The supply ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher
Dec 4, 2015

The question of whether Christianity is successful depends on how success is measured. An easier question is "What is the biggest religion?" By this approach, ...


By Ian McFarland
Nov 6, 2015

God bless Alfred Einhorn. That basically sums up my thoughts this morning. I just returned from seeing my dentist. We have this sort of annual arrangement ...

From staff reports
Oct 30, 2015

A non-Christian who read recent newspapers to learn about Christianity might arrive at the following picture:. Christianity believes that marriage is between ...

By Doug Hill, Riverton Ministerial Association
Sep 4, 2015

The "dog days" of summer are upon us. Some of us are familiar with that phrase; others are not. Where did that phrase come from? Actually, the origin of the ...


Paul V.M Flesher
Aug 21, 2015

The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue, prayer in schools. There is a great ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher
Aug 14, 2015

Important religious buildings, such as synagogues, mosques, temples or cathedrals, derive their significance from their members' activities in the building. ...

From staff reports
Aug 7, 2015

The United Presbyterian Church in Riverton will host two outdoor services in the coming months. The church's youth group will lead a musical outdoor service ...


From staff reports
Aug 7, 2015

The student body is larger than ever and consists of more than 150 students. Wyoming Catholic College has welcomed the largest class in the college's ...

From staff reports
Jun 26, 2015

For the second summer, professors from Wyoming Catholic College will be traveling throughout the state as part of the college's "Liberty Lecture Series." ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher
Jun 19, 2015

The debate continues over whether Christian business people, and others holding religious disagreements over gay marriage, have a right to deny gays wedding ...


By Paul V.M. Flesher
Jun 5, 2015

Last week, Ireland voted overwhelmingly to legalize gay marriage. The vote was 62 percent to 38 percent, with all but one district voting in favor. Rural as ...

From staff reports
Jun 3, 2015

The Sunnyside Church of the Nazarene in Kinnear is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a reunion Saturday in the facility's fellowship hall. Pie and ice ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher
May 29, 2015

The Pew Research Center for Religion and the Public Life has just released a new survey about the religious identity of Americans. The researchers interviewed ...


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