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Befriending the Person Who Beat Him Up

The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a pastor in Birmingham, Ala., in the 1950s, was called by the historian Andrew Manis “one of the least known but most ...


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Single Mom Stunned by Stranger’s Kindness

Ree is a single mom trying to navigate the rising cost of living, Ree has been feeling "stressed and upset" most days, with the battle only ...


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Sociologist Extols Positive Work of Christian Missionaries

Sociologist Robert Woodberry has identified a robust statistical correlation between “conversionary Protestant” missionary activity and the ...


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God Remembered Him in Prison

In an issue of CT magazine, Gene McGuire tells the story of how God found him serving a life sentence in prison and gave him new life in Christ.

I’d ...

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Muslim Impressed by Christianity's Freedom of Inquiry

Best-selling Muslim author and renowned critic of Islam, Irshad Manji shook the religious world with her ground-breaking and highly acclaimed book The ...


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Woman Set Free by Learning to Forgive

There is a powerful scene near the end of Wendell Berry’s novel Hannah Coulter. Hannah, the main character of the book, experienced profound mistreatment ...


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Jesus Is Your New Landlord

Think of yourself as living in an apartment house. You live there under a landlord who has made your life miserable. He charges you exorbitant rent. When ...


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Liberation Requires Commitment

In a nation of freedom-loving people, we emphasize liberation. But according to author Pete Davis, liberation is not enough. He writes:

Freedom isn’t ...

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True Love Places Limits on Our Freedom

In his book Making Sense of God, Tim Keller notes that when the national anthem is sung at sporting events, the cheering begins on the line “o’er ...


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Weaker Brothers and Sisters and Booze

According to Lifeway research, among Protestants with evangelical beliefs who attend church monthly or more:

74% agree Christians drinking alcohol can ...

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