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The Secret to Effective Tightrope Walking

There's a special word for those tightrope walkers who display amazing feats of balance on a high wire—they're called funambulists. In his book ...


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House Fire (Like the Fall) Leaves Permanent Damage

In his book The First Chapters of Everything: How Genesis 1-4 Explains Everything, Alisdair Paine illustrates how sin and the Fall have spoilt the blessings ...


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Bono on 'Who Was Christ?'

I think a defining question for a Christian is: Who was Christ? And I don't think you're let off easily by saying a great thinker or a great philosopher, ...


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Every 'Tribe' Has a Way to Communicate

My friend Jacqueline tells the story of how UNICEF spent a fortune creating posters to promote the idea of child vaccination to the mothers of Rwanda. ...


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Geologist Finds Valuable Stone Under Land's Surface

In 2007, pro baseball pitcher Matt White had an aunt who had been struggling for years to make ends. When her health started to decline, she was forced ...


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We Can't Understand a Story apart from the Context

Editor's Note: The following illustration from the book Fill These Hearts shows the need to put the Bible or theological statements into their proper ...


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Award-winning Writer Can't Get Over His "Jesus Phase"

John Jeremiah Sullivan, an award-winning writer who has been compared to the famous contemporary writers Tom Wolfe and David Foster Wallace, had what ...


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Book Ranks the Most Influential People Throughout History

In his book titled The 100, astrophysicist Michael Hart asks a provocative question: Who are the 100 most influential people in history? Of all the human ...


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Test for College Students Shows We Make Jesus in Our Own Image

In his book With, Skye Jethani tells about a test that Scot McKnight gives every year to his incoming group of college students:

The test begins with a ...

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Christ's Identity Gift

In her book Because He Loves: How Christ Transforms Our Daily Life, author Elyse Fitzpatrick writes:

Just in case you're unaware, identity theft occurs ...

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