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C. S. Lewis on the God We Think Will Satisfy Us

What would really satisfy us would be a God who said of anything we happened to like doing, "What does it matter so long as they are contented?" We want, ...


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Former Congressman Reflects on Transgressions

In May of 2010, Indiana congressman Mark Souder resigned his position after confessing to an affair with a part-time staffer. In more than a dozen emails ...


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Suffering from Spiritual Stockholm Syndrome

On August 23, 1973, Jan Erik Olsson, out on parole from prison, attempted to hold up a bank in Stockholm, Sweden. When the police showed up, Olsson took ...


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G.K. Chesterton on the Truth About Fallacies

Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions.

—G.K. Chesterton, English writer (1874-1936)


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Choosing the Easy Route When Battling Temptation

Jack Handey, known for his odd sense of humor frequently expressed in an old Saturday Night Live segment titled "Deep Thoughts," wrote an equally ...


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Our Preposterous Fantasies

God has made [our] fantasies … so preposterously unrewarding that we are forced to turn to him for help and for mercy. We seek wealth and find ...


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Luis Palau on His Conversion

Luis Palau, the Argentine-born international evangelist, describes his conversion to Christ as a young man:

I met a young Jewish Christian from England, ...

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The Jekyll and Hyde Nature of Motherhood

Nancy Ortberg, in her sermon "The Jekyll and Hyde of Motherhood”:

A transformation occurred in me with the birth of my children. I traded in ...


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Toxic Assets

The 2009 economic crisis brought an interesting phrase into the headlines: toxic assets. Toxic assets are one of the factors contributing to the trouble ...


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Outthinking Burglars or Playing into Their Hands?

If we knew the most likely place a thief might strike would we react differently? The front door and first-floor window are the most common places burglars ...


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