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Mother Teresa's Deformed Feet

Shane Claiborne, who spent a summer in the slums of Calcutta with Mother Teresa, wrote the following about one of his experiences there:

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Peter Jennings Searches for Jesus

The opening scene of the ABC News documentary The Search for Jesus begins with a voice-over from celebrated TV reporter Peter Jennings. He's reading the ...


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Priest Serving Lepers Becomes a Leper

Father Damien was a priest who became famous for his willingness to serve lepers. He moved to Kalawao—a village on the island of Molokai, in Hawaii, ...


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Christians Take a Stand for the Homeless

In the book The Irresistible Revolution, Shane Claiborne describes how Christians stood up for the rights of the homeless in Philadelphia. The city had ...


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Doctor Moved by Young Boy's Prayer

In the fall of 2005, my 9-year-old son, Austin, had his tonsils removed. Before the surgery, an anesthesiologist came in to start an IV. He was wearing ...


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Augustine: Don't Forget to Act Like a Christian

No man has a right to lead such a life of contemplation as to forget in his own ease the service due to his neighbor; nor has any man a right to be so ...


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Surgeon Gives His Own Blood to Patient

Dr. Samuel Weinstein is the chief of pediatric cardio-thoracic surgery for the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. ...


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"American Idol" Finalist Forgives Offense

Mandisa Hundley, gospel singer and one of the 12 finalists on the TV show American Idol, met with judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson ...


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Teen Saves Life of Woman Who Once Saved His

In 1999, Kevin Stephan of Lancaster, New York, was a bat boy for his younger brother's little-league baseball team. During one game, a player who was ...


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Christian Students More Willing to Help Katrina Victims

In 2006, the number of college students on spring break sent by the United Way and MTV as volunteers to help people rebuild their homes following Hurricane ...


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