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Woman Spreads the News of a Living Christ

Following an Easter service in 2003, a woman approached a pastor I know and asked, "So what happened with Jesus after the Resurrection?"

"Well, he ascended ...


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Hindu Seer Fails to Die as Predicted

A Hindu seer almost incited a riot by failing to die as foretold. The chief cleric of Sriguru Ashram in eastern India had predicted that his soul would ...


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Coach Influenced by Student's E-Mail

Mike Krzyzewski's decision to remain as coach of the Duke University basketball team rather than to become head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers was influenced ...


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Boy's Prayer Results in Hockey Stick

Our eight-year-old son Jonathan plays on a hockey team. One day his coach announced a contest. The winner would receive two tickets for a Colorado Avalanche ...


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Priest Experiences the Connection of Prayer

Jean Bosco Gakirage was not there when everyone he knew was murdered. It was 1994, and the Rwandan priest was returning to his home church for ordination ...


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Charles Simeon's Long-Term Leadership

Even before finishing his degree, and still lacking pastoral experience, Charles Simeon put his name forward for the pastorate of Cambridge's Holy Trinity ...


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Children Also Pray at Brooklyn Tabernacle

We were wrapping up Vacation Bible School with family night. That year, 1981, our pastor, Jim Cymbala, had invited the parents to come on Sunday night. ...


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Son Prompted to Pray for Father

"I couldn't get to sleep, Dad. I had this terrible feeling that you were in some kind of trouble, and I thought, What would I do if something happened ...


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God Answers Desperate Plea

Phil Callaway didn't know what to say when his young children asked if Mommy was going to die. His wife, Ramona, suffered horrible seizures.

Hundreds of ...


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Bono on Prayer

U2 singer Bono, in a private meeting in June 2001 on the Hill in Washington, D.C., said:

I do believe that the Kingdom of Heaven is taken by force. God ...

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