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Study Reveals Our Prejudice Against Foreigners

Most of us like to assume that we're enlightened, tolerant, and unprejudiced people. Unfortunately, a new study reveals many of us have a hidden bias ...


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Tim Keller on Polygamy and Primogeniture in the Book of Genesis

Many years ago, when I first started reading the Book of Genesis, it was very upsetting to me. Here are all these spiritual heroes—Abraham, Isaac, ...


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God Speaks Through Unlikely Person

Henri Nouwen was a priest and a brilliant teacher at places like Harvard and Yale. Feeling led by God, he spent the last decade of his life living in ...


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Father's Nightly Ritual Shows Love to Sons

When my sons were little, we used to join hands and have prayer at the end of the day. Then I'd give them a kiss good night. When my son Phil was about ...


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Jim Cymbala on Rudy Giuliani's Post-9/11 Reflections

On that tragic morning of September 11, 2001, The Brooklyn Tabernacle lost four of its members. One victim was a police officer. The officer's funeral ...


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Reese Witherspoon Values Church Attendance

Actress Reese Witherspoon, who plays the role of June Carter Cash in the movie Walk the Line, describes the benefit of attending church:

"I was raised ...

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Bank Snubs Millionaire Based on Appearance

To John Barrier, it wasn't the 60 cents, it was the principle. Barrier walked into his bank to cash a $100 check and then asked the receptionist to validate ...


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Pastor Admits Favoritism

The late Max Cadenhead, when he was pastor of First Baptist Church in Naples, Florida, riveted his congregation one day with a bold confession.

"My message ...


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Our Tendency to Exclude

Our fallenness makes us want to be a part of not just any group, but an exclusive group. By definition, every society includes people who connect, who ...


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White Moms Defend African-American Student

Several years ago, when I worked as a campus chaplain at Norfolk State University in Virginia, I received a 2 a.m. call from Willie, an African-American ...


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