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How Long Is Your Video of Being Present?

Imagine at the end of your life you're welcomed into the presence of Jesus, who has saved you by his grace. In the midst of all the wonderful things we ...

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Fewer People Are Willing to Change Themselves

According to Dr. Linda Gottlieb, the practice of psychotherapy in the United States is losing its client base. In 11 years the number of patients receiving ...

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Russian Orthodox Church Advises Social Media Fast

With the beginning of the Russian Orthodox Lenten season, the church has advocated that devotees fast from social media. According to a spokesman, "Even ...

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Church Sells a CD filled with Silence

A church in England has recorded "the sound of silence" on to a CD which has become a surprise hit with its congregation. Members of St Peter's Church ...

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Young Adults Wrestle with Faith and Prayer

NPR interviewed a number of young adults who are drifting from organized religion. A 26-year-old participant named Kyle Simpson grew up with Christian ...

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Small Child Teaches a Lesson on Confessing Sin

Every year at our Ash Wednesday service people have an opportunity to write their sins on a piece of paper, fold the paper, and then pin it onto a wooden ...

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Compulsive "Sinner" Cures His Guilt but Not His Sin

There's a story about a man who walks into a restaurant and orders a Coke. As soon as he receives it, he throws it in the waiter's face. The waiter is ...

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A Six-Year-Old Gives Up Consequences for Lent

At the beginning of Lent, my wife and I sat at the dinner table with our three daughters, ages 6, 8, and 11, and attempted to explain the meaning of the ...

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Sixty Years Later, Man Wants to Return Stolen Cap

In the fall of 2011, Pete Richeson walked into the sheriff's office to turn himself in for something he did nearly six decades ago.

While attending the ...

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Nurse Records the Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Bonnie Ware, an Australian nurse, has spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. As Ware ...

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