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    Jim Minnery on why Bill Evans should not be Anchorage’s next mayor

    During the Anchorage Assembly election in 2014, Alaska Family Action sent a survey to candidates Adam Trombley and Bill Evans asking them a simple...

    Churches unite to evangelize secular Alaska

    Revive Alaska Outreach is the hub for Christians desiring to revive the spiritual and moral life of Alaska. It is a multi-church partnership where...

    Open letter challenges statement by 12 Anchorage pastors regarding D.C. violence and Trump’s role

    Editor’s note: The following letter was submitted to the Watchman in response to a Jan. 12 statement by 12 Anchorage pastors which condemned the...

    Anchorage pastor clarifies statement condemning D.C. riots and Trump’s words

    Editor’s note: The following statement from Pastor Tim Davis, of Chapel by the Sea, was submitted in response to a Jan. 14 Watchman article...

    12 Alaska faith leaders condemn D.C. violence, blame Trump

    Twelve Anchorage-based religious leaders issued a joint statement condemning what they called "unthinkable mutiny" at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6. The Jan. 12...

    America is at a desperate and dangerous crossroads

    What unfolded in our nation’s capital on Jan. 6 was startling. To see protesters push through police barricades, break open windows and doors and...

    Will the light of Christmas crack Anchorage’s COVID lockdown?

    When it comes to bringing humanity together for worship, celebration, parties, feasting and shopping, nothing compares to Christmas. It is the absolute antithesis to emergency...

    2020 exposed a festering disease in America

    This past winter the world began to change before our very eyes as the specter of an unknown global pandemic struck fear into the...

    Amid COVID closures, Anchorage church forges ahead with ‘Christmas Spectacular’

    One of the most prominent churches in Anchorage is going big this holiday season with its annual community Christmas celebration. Dec. 11-13, Anchorage Baptist Temple...

    U.S. Supreme Court ruling will protect Alaska churches from unconstitutional mandates

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision issued Nov. 25, heralds the dawn of a new era - the return of the rule of law. Roman Catholic...

    Anchorage residents gathering to pray for city outside Loussac Library

    Today, Nov. 20, at 4:30 p.m., a group of Anchorage residents will gather at the Loussac Library, home of the Anchorage Assembly Chambers, to...

    Kenai resolution on ‘voluntary’ COVID vaccine doesn’t address coercion tactics

    The Kenai Borough Assembly passed an amended resolution affirming that it supports residents receiving COVID-19 vaccinations on a “prioritized and optional basis,” while noting...

    Fairbanks continues unconstitutional persecution of Christian camp

    I was on the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly for six years and fielded many calls from constituents with some particular issues. I was...

    Fairbanks Bishop: Catholics must ‘never vote for candidates’ who support abortion

    Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski has released a clarion call to Catholics in northern Alaska, saying they can “never morally support or vote” for political...

    Deceptive Catholic voter guide misleads Alaskans on abortion

    Catholics, who comprise the largest religious group in Alaska, received a misleading voter guide this month, which claims to help roughly 31,000 Alaska Catholics...

    Yes, Alaska churches can speak out on politics – here’s how

    What can a pastor legally say from the pulpit regarding politics, candidates and ballot initiatives? Can clergy educate their congregation on key political and...

    Anchorage pastors issue call to reject racism because all are ‘created in God’s image’

    Editor’s note: A group of 21 Anchorage pastors issued a joint letter introducing a new initiative that aims to combat racism by building relationships...

    Apocalyptic post-Christian art in Anchorage lacks moral clarity

    Religious-like devotion to the contemporary dogma that “climate change” is the deadly fruit of mankind’s wanton sins against Mother Nature is on full display...

    Leading pro-life apologist headed to Alaska next month

    One of the nation’s top pro-life apologists is slated to speak in Wasilla next month. Scott Klusendorf is president of Life Training Institute, and author...

    Newly installed Alaska archbishop denounces divisions in church

    Pope Francis’ personal ambassador to the United States was in Anchorage on Sept. 17 for the installation of Archbishop Andrew Bellisario as the first...

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