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American Poet Says ‘All My Friends Are Finding New Beliefs’

The American poet, Christian Wiman, recently wrote a poem about how all of his friends are finding new beliefs. One turns to Catholicism while another ...


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Grammy Winner Pleads, 'Anyone, Please Send Me Anyone'

Demi Lovato has been transparent about her battles with depression and addiction. At the 2020 Grammys, Demi Lovato gave her first performance in a year ...


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Man’s Desire for Wisdom from Above

Anna Merlan is an American journalist who specializes in politics and religion. In her 2019 book, Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists, she ...


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Trapped Chilean Miners Rescued from Deep Down Dark

In Deep Down Dark, Hector Tobar tells the story of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped 2,000 feet below the surface for 69 days. They had to live in the ...


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Fishermen Risk Lives To Rescue Whale

In December 2016, Legacy, a small fishing boat cruising near Bodega Bay, California ran into a whale entangled by crab pots. The three fisherman on Legacy ...


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A Positive Take on 'Hate Mail'

Novelist William Giraldi, a contributing editor to The New Republic, recently wrote an essay on the modern phenomenon of online hate mail, most often ...


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Missionary Has Sense of Gratitude Rekindled

Franklin and Phileda Nelson went to Burma as missionaries in the 1940s. They served there eight and a half years before the government closed the country ...


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Marriage Saved After Receiving Christ

Shawna Pilat had had enough. It was Sunday morning in January of 2000, and her husband, Rick, still wasn't home from his Saturday night partying. "I was ...


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Thirst Drives Sailors to Drink Sea Water

On July 30, 1945, the battle cruiser USS Indianapolis was returning from a mission delivering enriched uranium to allied forces in the Pacific. It did ...


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Lions Save Kidnapped Girl

Only 12-years-old, and in a moment one Ethiopian girl's world turned into a nightmare. Seven violent men abducted the pre-teen, intending to force her ...


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