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Young Adults' Prayers Lack Repentance and Praise

Researcher Christian Smith's book, Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers, concludes that many young American adults ...


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Actress Shares Her View of God's "Insecurity"

Julia Sweeney in an actress and writer best known for her four-year run on Saturday Night Live and her solo shows. Her recent piece, Letting Go of God, ...


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When We Treat God like the Geek Squad

The word geek is a slang term for (a) A person regarded as foolish, inept, or clumsy; (b) A person who is single-minded or accomplished in scientific ...


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An Illustration That Changed Tim Keller's Life

Manhattan, New York, pastor Tim Keller once said that in 1970 a Sunday school teacher changed his life with a simple illustration.

The teacher said, "Let's ...


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Oprah's Magazine Reflects on Our Awesome World

A recent issue of the Oprah Magazine has an interesting article on awe. The article's introduction states: "Somewhere at the intersection of joy, fear, ...


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How Big Is Your God?

Many years ago I was walking in Newport Beach, a beach in Southern California, with two friends. Two of us were on staff together at a church, and one ...


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Invitation to Write in Displayed Bible Results in Angry, Lewd Comments

The Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow, Scotland, is hosting a series of exhibitions called "Made in God's Image." Organized by a company called Culture ...


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Eugene Peterson on Our Dangerous Faith

Sometimes I think that all religious sites should be posted with signs reading, "Beware the God." The places and occasions that people gather to attend ...


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An Awful, Awesome God

I remember an animated discussion with my high school freshman English teacher over the word awful. I insisted on using awe-full to describe something ...


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Fallen Soldier Receives Slow Salute

We live in a fast-paced culture, but some things just ought to happen slowly.

The book Final Salute tells the story of Major Steve Beck, a U.S. Marine ...


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