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John Perkins Gives Racist a Bag of Blueberries

The book Welcoming Justice was co-authored by Charles Marsh, a younger white professor, and John Perkins, an older black Christian leader. On the first ...


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Sir Edmund Hilary Demonstrates Humility

In his book Humilitas, pastor John Dickson illustrates the beauty of humility in the life of Sir Edmund Hillary. In 1953 Hillary conquered Mount Everest ...


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A Manager Turns a Mistake into a Lesson on Kindness

The famous and luxurious Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina, was originally owned and managed by George and Edith Vanderbilt, an elegant couple ...


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Hasty Judgment Leads to Resentment

Several years ago I was moved by the writings of three well-known Christian authors, one of them being Eugene Peterson. I wrote each of them a letter ...


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Dealing with Conflict After 60 Years of Marriage

In a 2011 Leadership Journal article, Gordon MacDonald shares the moving story about his friends Dr. Paul and Edith Rees. When the Rees's were in their ...


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Beta Christians

When a new website launches, or when a website launches a new feature, they commonly go public for a period of time as what is called a "beta" site. For ...


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"Invictus": The Power of Forgiveness

Invictus (2009) tells the story of how Nelson Mandela (portrayed by Morgan Freeman), in his first term as the president of South Africa, showed unconditional ...


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"Four Christmases": Couple Offers Reasons Why They Refuse to Get Married

Four Christmases tells the story of Brad (Vince Vaughn) and Kate (Reese Witherspoon), an unmarried, childless couple that reluctantly visits all their ...


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Age at Time of Wedding Impacts Marital Success Rate

According to research at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, age plays a critical role in marital success:

  • Of college grads who wed in the 1980s at 26-plus, 81 percent were still married 20 years later

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A Powerful Story of Forgiveness from South Africa

Desmond Tutu is a bishop in South Africa who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work against apartheid. In his book No Future Without Forgiveness, he shares ...


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