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Do What You Can

We can get so hooked on the idea of excelling that when we realize we can't be number one, we quit in despair. If I can't be Billy Graham, I won't ...

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Don't Hug the Mountain

In his book Waiting: Finding Hope Where God Seems Silent (InterVarsity, 1991), Ben Patterson, a man I treasure as a friend, tells a story from his personal ...

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Unequal Status

The moment men begin to care more for education than for religion they begin to care more for ambition than for education. It is no longer a world in ...

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Climbing the Same Ladder

As churchpeople, we sometimes assume that we are immune to the temptations of power. We don't make much money. Society gives us so little power that ...

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Malicious Wish

Two shopkeepers were bitter rivals. Their stores were directly across the street from each other, and they would spend each day keeping track of each ...

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Excellent Compared to What?

I can't think of anything I do but what somebody I know does it better. Joe is more disciplined to exercise, Bob plays better golf, Hymman is more ...

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Not Always Good

I came across a collection of letters that children wrote to Santa Claus. Some of them were pretty good. One said, "Dear Santa, you did not bring ...

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Forget the "Competition"

It is too bad that anything so obvious should need to be said at this late date, but from all appearances, we Christians have about forgotten the lesson ...

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Concentrate on the Music

The Atlantic Monthly (11/94) told about superstar tenors Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti performing together in Los Angeles. A reporter ...

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Worship Tasting

Worship ... fits right into the consumerism that so characterizes American religious life. Church-shopping has become common. A believer will compare ...

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