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Ukrainian Music Concert Held in Bomb Shelter

When the prospect of war threatened the viability of the annual international classical Kharkiv Music Fest, organizers were left scrambling. But their ...


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Indian Pastor Witnesses for Christ Despite Persecution

An article titled “Arrests, Beatings, and Prayers: Inside the Persecution of India’s Christians” details the persecution of Christians ...


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An Iranian Refugeeā€™s Terrible Journey to God

Annahita Parsan shares how she survived snowy mountains, a filthy prison, and an abusive husband as God brought her to faith in Christ.

I was born in beautiful, ...

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When the Game Is Over, Where Do Our Avatars Go?

In a recent issue of Wired, Zak Jason writes:

In the 2003 Major League Baseball season, Oreo Queefs stood five-foot-zero, weighed 385 pounds, and, impossibly, ...

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In Our Weakness We Find Strength

Noriyuki Morita developed spinal tuberculosis when he was two years old. It was so severe that he was hospitalized for nine years. He was told that he ...


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Holding Hands with Sorrow and Suffering

The book Hinds Feet on High Places is a parable, a modern allegory similar to Pilgrim’s Progress. But instead of dealing with the overall Christian ...


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The Benefits of Adversity

As German planes began bombing London in 1939, the British government had no doubts societal breakdown would ensue. Civilians were not ready for the trauma ...


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Finding Christ's Love in the Midst of Field Labor

California’s San Joaquin Valley not only boasts 17 billion dollars in annual revenue, it’s also home to over 100,000 laborers. The Harvest, ...


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Lessons from the Bristlecone Pine

Bristlecone pines are the oldest living things on our planet, with approximately eighteen living examples that are over 4,000 years old. The oldest of ...


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The Pastor Who Ran Away

Kevin Martin was a minister at a massive church—but one of those churches where it got too burdensome. The administrative machine ate him up, and ...


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