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Below is a roundup of upcoming events, presentations and opportunities to engage Alaska’s culture from a Judeo-Christian perspective that seeks the common good.   CHRISTIAN OUTREACH OFFERS FREE THANKSGIVING DINNERS Christian outreach offers free Thanksgiving dinners Frontline Mission, a nonprofit Christian outreach in Wasilla, will hold its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 28, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Curtis D Menard Memorial Sports Center in Wasilla. Last year the outreach provided 1500 Thanksgiving meals,...

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The student-led Wisdom Club at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, is hosting a seminar on “The importance of apologetics for Christian youth.” Part of a monthly series, the upcoming event takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at UAA’s Rasmuson Hall – room 117 – at 7 p.m. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A. The Wisdom Club was established to provide scientific, philosophical, historical and religious evidence for the truth of the Bible and...

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While new reports indicate that Americans are growing increasingly irreligious as a whole, there are new and innovative groups cropping up around Alaska that address pressing issues about God, morality and the meaning of existence. A new report from the Pew Research Center notes that 65% of American adults describe themselves as Christians when asked about their religion, down 12 percentage points over the past decade. Meanwhile, the share of the population who describe their...

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Below is the most up-to-date roundup of upcoming events, presentations and opportunities to engage Alaska’s culture from a Judeo-Christian perspective that seeks the common good.   FORMER ARAFAT SNIPER TO RECOUNT CHRISTIAN CONVERSION A former sniper for Yasser Arafat’s Palestinian Liberation Order will be in Alaska later this month to share his dramatic conversion story, which eventually led him to faith in Christ. At age 17, Tass Saada become a sniper for the PLO. At...

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Leigh Sloan is a compact force, like a substitute teacher underestimated by her students until it’s too late. Being able to capture the attention of a crowd comes naturally to Sloan, whose father was a Hollywood recording engineer. A teacher by trade and temperament, she brings her unique verve to Anchorage through “Brave Conversations,” an energetic monthly gathering where Alaskans sharpen their beliefs through sincere conversations, if not immediate conversion. The topics are wide-ranging and...

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The following news briefs are provided to alert Alaskans of upcoming opportunities to make a pro-life and pro-family impact in Alaska.   HOW TO PRESENT PRO-LIFE IDEAS TO A SECULAR WORLD After spending 25 years serving in a former Soviet gulag town, Father Michael Shields will bring a unique pro-life perspective to an upcoming event in Anchorage. Shields spent decades working with Russian women who suffered after choosing abortion. His presentation will provide a step-by-step...

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Here’s a roundup of upcoming events, presentations and opportunities to engage the culture for the common good in Alaska.   FORMER ARAFAT SNIPER TO RECOUNT CHRISTIAN CONVERSION A former sniper for Yasser Arafat’s Palestinian Liberation Order will be in Alaska later this month to share his dramatic conversion story, which eventually led him to faith in Christ. At age 17, Tass Saada become a sniper for the PLO. At one time a chauffeur for Yasser...

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The following roundup of news briefs and upcoming events are aimed at helping Alaskans engage the wider culture as we seek the common good. PRO-LIFE ANCHORAGE PREGNANCY CENTER TO HOLD ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Each year Anchorage’s Community Pregnancy Center serves the community by providing personal care, helpful resources, and hope through Jesus Christ to women facing pregnancy decisions in Alaska. The pro-life outreach is hosting its fall fundraising dinner on Friday, Oct. 25, at Grace Christian...

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