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Bob Newhart Experiences Legalistic Accounting

I took a job as an accountant in downtown Chicago. As your basic 9-to-5 bookkeeper, my duties included managing the petty cash. Salesmen would come in ...


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"The Exorcism of Emily Rose": Guilty but Free

Based upon a true story, The Exorcism of Emily Rose tells the story of Father Moore (played by Tom Wilkinson), a priest on trial for the murder of a young ...


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Monk Runs Seven Years for Enlightenment

It's amazing what some people will do to be spiritual. On September 18, 2003, Genshin Fujinami, 44, a Buddhist priest nicknamed the "Marathon Monk," finished ...


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Escaped Prisoner Meets Judge

Ben Rogozensky was already in big trouble. He was waiting with his lawyer for a court hearing in an empty room at the DeKalb County Courthouse near Atlanta. ...


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Prisoner Frightened by Freedom

In the film The Shawshank Redemption, Ellis "Red" Redding has spent his prime wasting away in prison because of a reckless act of violence he committed ...


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Professor Takes Students' Tests for Them

In the spring of 2002, I left work early so I could have some uninterrupted study time before my final exam in the Youth Ministry class at Hannibal-LaGrange ...


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Substitutes for Transformation

Pastor John Ortberg reflects:

Conforming to boundary markers too often substitutes for authentic transformation.
The church I grew up in had its boundary ...

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Christ Transcends Law of Moses

I often compare the role of the law in history to the role typewriters have played in the development of word processing. The technology and idea of a ...


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Muhammad Ali Expects Judgment by Works

In a Reader's Digest interview, Muhammad Ali states: "One day we're all going to die, and God is going to judge us—[our] good deeds and bad deeds. If ...


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Commands Help Us Love

Until a few years ago, there were no laws about child safety seats and automobile restraint systems. Tragically, many young children were not safely belted ...


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