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Appealing to the Heroic Dimension

Not long ago at a high school, three military recruiters showed up to address some high school seniors. Graduation was only a few months away, and the ...


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"Gettysburg": Mission to Set Men Free

The movie Gettysburg, based on The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, brings to life the three bloodiest days of American history. The first scenes take ...


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Gang Members Overcome by Prayer

Armitage Baptist Church pastor Charles Lyons writes on the topic of praying for the streets of Chicago:

During the 1980s the OA gang dominated our area. ...

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Drafted to Be God's Agents

According to the book No Ordinary Time, by Doris Kearns Goodwin, the first peacetime draft occurred October 29, 1940. President Franklin Roosevelt and ...


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John Coltrane Learns Music Through Practice and Apprenticeship

According to theologian Steven R. Guthrie, John Coltrane is one of a handful of musicians (including other greats like Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, ...


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Mentor Encourages Protégé so He Can Disciple Others

When I was in elementary school, my dad's commute was two hours each way. In those formative years, every Monday through Friday I never ate a meal with ...


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Muslim Man Considers the Cost of Following Christ

Several years ago, I helped lead a tour in Turkey of the churches mentioned in the Book of Revelation. On the last night, we were in the city of Izmir ...


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Japanese Sword Maker Discusses Craftsmanship and Discipleship

Editor's Note: The beautiful short film behind this illustration focuses on one of the last remaining Japanese swordsmiths. The text below comes from ...


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Research Shows the Key to Excellence: Long-Term Commitment

Why do some musicians or athletes excel while others remain mediocre? In his book The Social Animal, David Brooks points to current research that reveals ...


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When We Treat God like the Geek Squad

The word geek is a slang term for (a) A person regarded as foolish, inept, or clumsy; (b) A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific ...


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