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Power from the Story

Sometimes telling a story has as much effect on the teller as it does the listeners. Martin Buber, the Jewish philosopher, recalls:

"My grandfather ...

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Malcolm X's Daughter Wanted the Spirit

In her memoirs, Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, talks about the effect of attending church as a little girl:

Betty ...

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Jonathan Edwards on God's Surprising Ways

[Jonathan] Edwards first encountered God in an intensely experiential way while reading 1 Timothy 1:17: "Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, ...

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"Ray": Ray Charles Learns a New Way to See

Ray is about the trials, challenges, successes, and addictions of the late pianist, singer, and composer Ray Charles. The film shows how Ray compensated ...

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47-Year-Old Baseball Player Relies on Jesus

On April 21, 2006, 47-year-old Julio Franco became the oldest player in Major League Baseball history to hit a home run. Just a week later, on April 27, ...

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Miracle in Ethiopia

God has a way of turning the deepest pain into victory. Because Ethiopian Christians faithfully ministered to a convicted murderer in jail, God brought ...

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Garrison Keillor on the Book of Acts

In a 2007 edition of Newsweek magazine, author and radio personality Garrison Keillor was asked to choose what he considered to be the five most important ...

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Girl Shows Courage in Haiti

Pastor Mike Breaux tells the following story of when his daughter Jodie answered God's call to go into missions work:

During her junior year of high school, ...

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Missionaries Learn Valuable Lesson in Language School

Anglican priest and author Michael Green shares the following story to remind us of the impact of our actions long before our words:

I read about a missionary ...

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Chuck Swindoll on the Power of the Holy Spirit
By the time I graduated from [seminary], I had many convictions and few questions, especially regarding the Holy Spirit …. But during a lifetime ...

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