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How Long Have You Lived?

While teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Tony Campolo once turned an ordinary lecture into an unforgettable lesson. He asked an unsuspecting ...


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A Runner’s Sudden Existential Crisis

Devin Kelly looks forward every year to meeting his running friends at Farmdaze. Every February at a farm in Brooklet, Georgia, a 24-hour ultra-marathon ...


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Pandemic Forcing Many to Re-Examine Life Priorities

As any secular psychologist and sociologist will tell you, the average person definitely does not reassess their daily and lifetime priorities. Harvard ...


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Stuck in the ‘Everyday’? Try Searching for Truth

The 20th Century American Catholic writer, Walker Percy, wrote frequently about how life in the modern world alienates us from things that truly matter. ...


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Revival at the Corner Where George Floyd Was Killed

Many are calling it sacred ground--38th Street and Chicago Avenue--the site where George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer. The intersection ...


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When the Alarm Clock Was a Person

There once was a time people were awakened, not by a cell phone or even an alarm clock, but by a “knocker-upper.” For many workers in early ...


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The Amazing Influence of British Missionaries Worldwide

The Spectator, one of Britain's leading weekly newsmagazines recently ran an article entitled "Amazing Grace," Journalist Colin Freeman wrote about his ...


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Prominent Author Experiences An Almost-Conversion

A classic example of an almost-conversion to Christ happened to Lord Kenneth Clark, one of Great Britain's most prominent art historians and authors, ...


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Evangelism Isn't That Hard When God Prepares a Heart

Editor's Note: Dr. Jerry Root tells the following story to illustrate how Christ is already risen and alive and working in the hearts of others around ...


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New York City Photographer Learns How to Look

David Finn, an acclaimed professional photographer and lifelong New Yorker, wrote a fascinating book, How to Look At Everything. Finn recounts how he ...


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