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Bonhoeffer on Intercession

A Christian fellowship lives and exists by the intercession of its members for one another, or it collapses. I can no longer condemn or hate a brother ...

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Chemistry As Religion

In his book High Society, Joseph Califano, the chairman of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, talks about the ...

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A Lost Sense of Community

Amy Simpson writes in the Gifted for Leadership Blog:

I inherited an old trunk that sat in my grandma's basement. It had belonged to the generation ...

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A Lesson from Ants on Sacrifice

Certain ants in South and Central American rainforests will lie down in the potholes that stand between their army and food. Their bodies form a makeshift ...

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Family Tragedy Testifies to Need for Relevant Ministry

In Change Your Church for the Good, author and pastor Brad Powell tells a story that serves as his constant reminder that the church is the hope of the ...

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Tony Campolo on Taking Communion

In his Letters to a Young Evangelical, Tony Campolo shares a story from his youth about taking Communion:

Sitting with my parents at a Communion service ...

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Siblings Pass On Negative Behavior

On the whole, siblings pass on dangerous habits to one another in a depressingly predictable way. A girl with an older, pregnant teenage sister is four ...

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Organization Doesn't Help the Wounded

A soldier was wounded in a battle and ordered to the nearest military hospital. Arriving at the entrance, he saw two doors: one marked "For Minor ...

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Reese Witherspoon Values Church Attendance

Actress Reese Witherspoon describes the benefit of attending church:

"I was raised going to church every Sunday, and I go to church most Sundays with ...

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Glue, Guts and Gasoline

The church is the glue that keeps us together when we disagree. It is the gasoline that keeps us going during the tough times. It is the guts that enables ...

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