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Kevin Costner Wants to Believe in Heaven

In an interview with Kevin Costner concerning his movie Dragonfly, Holly McClure asked Costner if he believed in heaven. He replied:

I desperately want ...

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NBA's Allen Iverson: No Guessing About Heaven

Allen Iverson, superstar guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, talks about the death of his friend Rah, who was murdered, and his thoughts about the afterlife: ...

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God Celebrates Our Arrival

I remember being touched by the popular song "Tie a Yellow Ribbon." It tells of a man who's been sent to prison. He's served his time and is now coming ...

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Mother Brings Peace During Crisis

Cindy Holmes is a writer and pediatric nurse in Houston, Texas. She wrote an article about a mother and child she got to know at the hospital who were ...

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Life Is Precious

"Jonathan David Jones," a poem by Rebecca Jones, recounts a parent's emotions prior to the birth of her son who is not expected to live:

The firstborn ...

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Death without Hope

Philip Yancey describes a unique funeral custom conducted by African Muslims. Close family and friends circle the casket and quietly gaze at the corpse. ...

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Consider Hell's Reality

The phone call came early on a Friday morning:

"Hello. David Noel?"


"This is your neighbor, Mrs. Waldron."


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Is Hell Real?

It seems that hell isn't as hot as it used to be. Since the days of fiery sermons from Puritan preachers like Jonathan Edwards, hell has become "more ...

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Hopeful Picture of Death

Cathy Hainer was a USA Today reporter who wrote about her battle against cancer. A short time before she died, she wrote:

I have moments when the fear ...

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Steinbeck Hears Sermon on Hell

John Steinbeck, in Travels with Charley: In Search of America, writes his thoughts on a sermon he heard while attending a church in New England:

It had ...

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