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HS Football Opponents Go Viral Kneeling in Prayer After Game

Good vibes have abounded over a viral video of two high school football players kneeling in prayer after the game. And while football players praying ...


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Brené Brown on the Church as Midwife

Popular author and speaker Brené Brown recently described what she called a "breakdown" that propelled her to go back to church. But in a video ...


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Our Hope Hinges on Easter

Rick Warren, the pastor of Saddleback Church and the author of The Purpose Driven Life, together with his wife, Kay, went through a devastating loss when ...


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Michelangelo Labors to Make His Masterpiece—the Pieta

Michelangelo Buonarroti was born March 6, 1475, in Tuscany, Italy, and became, along with Leonardo da Vinci, the creative force behind the Italian Renaissance ...


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Classic Fairy Tales Highlight the Struggles of Life

Naomi Zacharias writes of her experiences as director of Wellspring International, an advocate for at-risk women and children around the world. She has ...


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What Should We Really Fear?

Fear can be paralyzing, causing much anxiety. However, some fears and worries are misplaced and not based on fact. Newsweek magazine recently made a comparison ...


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Child Learns About Safety at the Zoo

During a recent visit to the zoo with my daughter and grandchildren, we visited the orangutan exhibit. The only thing separating us from these awesome ...


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The Value of Affliction

Affliction is both a medicine if we sin, and a preservative that we sin not.

—Richard Hooker, Anglican priest and theologian (1554-1600)


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Sitting with God on the Bathroom Floor

In his book The Pressure's Off, psychologist Larry Crabb uses a story from his childhood to illustrate our need to delight in God through adversity:

One ...

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The Answer to Suffering Is Personal

The answer to suffering cannot just be an abstract idea, because this isn't an abstract issue; it's a personal issue. It requires a personal response. ...


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