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Research Proves We Can't Walk Straight Line

In 2009, a German scientist named Jan Souman took a group of subjects out to empty parking lots and open fields, blindfolded them, and instructed them ...


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Actor Johnny Depp on the Evil Within

Commenting on his performance in the gangster drama Black Mass, actor Johnny Deep said, "I found the evil in myself a long time ago, and I've accepted ...


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Sin Reduces our Script to Scribbles

In his book Newton: On the Christian Life, author Tony Reinke recalls a metaphor John Newton used to illustrate the effects of indwelling sin:

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Spiritual Disciplines Expose Our Sinful Tendencies

The spiritual disciplines … are so easy that any adult human being can do them. There are no particular skills required to be alone, to be silent, ...


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Animal Rescuer Overwhelmed by Rats

At her rental house, which she named "The Critter Café," Christine Bishop was a well-intentioned rescuer of stray cats, dogs, and lost ducks. Then ...


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Scientific Research Marred by Sinful Drives

A 2009 report from Edinburgh University found that a third of scientific medical researchers admitted anonymously to scientific fraud, with nearly three-fourths ...


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Tim Keller on the Rats in the Cellar

Pastor Timothy Keller paraphrases an analogy originally used by C.S. Lewis (in his book Mere Christianity) to demonstrate the nature of sin in our hearts. ...


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The Tennis Star Who Hated Tennis

When Andre Agassi's memoir came out, the key revelation of the book was this: Andre Agassi—a former number one ranked player in the world, winner ...


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World War II Soldier Sees 'The Beast Within'

In his book Vanishing Grace, Philip Yancey shares a story about a World War II veteran, currently serving as a pastor, who had participated in the liberation ...


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Child Picks Up Grenade at Easter Egg Hunt

Stuart Moffatt awoke on the Saturday before Easter, loaded up his wife and three kids in the family car, and headed to the annual Easter Egg Hunt in the ...


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