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Christ Has Blazed the Trail

Max Lucado tells the story of a missionary in Brazil who discovered a tribe of Indians in a remote part of the jungle. They lived near a large river. ...


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She Was Shamed for Still Having Christmas Lights Up

Sara Pascucci received a letter in the mail on Febuary 3 scolding her for still having Christmas decorations up. The anonymous letter read: “Take ...


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A Missed Flight That Changed a Life

On May 25, 1979, Denis Waitley was desperately trying to catch a flight from Chicago to Los Angeles. When he arrived at his gate, they had just closed ...


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Dying Soldier Asks, ‘Is God really like Jesus?’

T.F. Torrance was one of the greatest theologians of the 20th century, but prior to that, he served as a chaplain during World War II. One day, on a battlefield ...


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Death Row Last Meal: The Futility of Pleasure

Viktor Frankl was an Austrian Holocaust survivor, neurologist, psychiatrist, and author. His writings on man’s search for meaning in the face of ...


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Nature as God’s Cathedral or God’s Wrath?

When man fell in the Garden of Eden, he took nature down with him. In spite of this some of nature has retained its former glory, and many have seen God’s ...


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Larry Ellison: ‘Death Makes Me Angry’

Author Adam Gollner, details the efforts to remedy the problem of death. At the cutting edge of this effort, we find some of the world's richest individuals. ...


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Bruce Springsteen Reckons with Mortality

Creating the character called “Bruce Springsteen” has been a 50-year project for Bruce Springsteen, and an immensely successful one. But at ...


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The Shared Pain of Four Runners

Author Devin Kelly developed a close bond with his three friends in college. Sprinting through the cold trails of Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, they ...


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Dolly Parton on Faith and the Afterlife

On the final episode of the podcast Dolly Parton’s America, Dolly offered various responses to the question: “What is the theology of Dolly ...


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