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How Best Buy Rescued Itself from a Slow Death

The year was 2012, and everything seemed to be going wrong for Best Buy. The CEO had just resigned after admitting to an improper relationship with a ...


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How Tim Keller Reacts to Criticism

Pastor Scott Sauls spent five years working with Pastor Tim Keller at New York City’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Sauls writes that there are ...


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Sea Gypsies Saved by Alertness to Danger Signs

In a recent book, Mark Batterson writes that on December 26, 2004, the third-largest earthquake ever recorded by seismograph occurred deep beneath the ...


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The Amazing World of Hearing

Mark Batterson describes the amazing ability of the human ear in his book Whisper:

The act of hearing is detecting vibrations of the eardrum caused by ...

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Matt Damon Regrets Talking More than Listening

During a January taping of NBC's The Today Show , Matt Damon expressed regret for some of the comments he made in response to the furor over sexual harassment ...


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Are We Alone in the Dark?

In his latest book, John Ortberg writes about our need to meaningfully connect with others:

In 2015, researchers at the University of California at Berkeley ...

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'Klan Whisperer' Dismantles White Supremacy through Conversation

Daryl Davis tends to attract attention and vitriol whenever he's seen at political demonstrations, but he's used to it.

According to CNN, in early December, ...


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When Humanitarian Relief Goes Wrong

In the wake of the destruction from Hurricane Harvey, Americans rallied to provide aid and relief. But not all of the "help" actually helped. Some of ...


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'Talk To Me' Says NY City Couple, and People Do

For months, Liz Berry and Bill Wetzel have been going out in the streets, seven days a week, 12 or 13 hours a day, in any kind of weather, with a handmade ...


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African 'Friendship Bench' Helps the Depressed

A Friendship Bench is quite literally a park bench—with a higher calling. In Zimbabwe, friendship benches are located on the grounds of medical ...


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