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Cross Is for Everyone

When Vladimir Putin met with George W. Bush, the Russian president shared a personal story that our chief executive hasn't forgotten.

When Putin was ...

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Christ Suffered for Us

Our son coughed a little during one Saturday night. At church the next day he started running a fever, and as his temperature went up he started having ...

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"Beauty and the Beast": Sacrificial Love

Beauty and the Beast, a Walt Disney animated movie, tells the story of a beautiful French girl, Belle, who finds the love of Beast, a prince condemned ...

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"The Lion King": Substitutionary Sacrifice

Disney's animation The Lion King portrays the primal struggle between good and evil through its main character. Simba, a cub on his way to becoming ...

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Tormented over Sacrificial Death

Former college football coach and Promise Keepers founder Bill McCartney tells about a man named Ivan who is a Vietnam veteran. Ivan lives in Denver, ...

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Parable of Christ's Sacrifice

The mother of a nine-year-old boy named Mark received a phone call in the middle of the afternoon. It was the teacher from her son's school.

"Mrs. ...

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Jesus Knows Our Suffering

My wife leads a weekly "Christian circle" at a nursing home. An Alzheimer's patient named Betsy faithfully attends, led there by a staff ...

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Sacrificial Love

On August 16, 1987, Northwest Airlines flight 225 crashed just after taking off from the Detroit airport, killing 155 people. One survived: a four-year-old ...

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Jesus, Our Stunt Double

Actor Kevin Bacon recounted when his 6-year-old son saw Footloose for the first time:

He said, "Hey, Dad, you know that thing in the movie where you ...

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Seeing the Serpent

I've not seen this myself, but in the Topkapi Museum in Istanbul, they have a very precious goblet. In the center of the inside of that goblet is ...

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