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President McKinley Was Guided by Prayer in Life and Death

Robert Morgan writes that as President William McKinley lay dying from an assassin's bullet in Buffalo, New York, in 1901, the Lord's Prayer was ...


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International Justice Mission's Prayer Priority

The Christian human rights group International Justice Mission (IJM) sets a powerful example of weaving habits of prayer into their daily practices. Every ...


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Prayer Is the Hospital for Souls

Some say that prayer, and "the spiritual life", or "the inner life", or the soul's private love affair with God, is an unaffordable luxury today, or an ...


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Journalist Defends Offering 'Thoughts and Prayers'

Journalist Kevin D. Williamson has worked for CNBC, MSNBC, NPR, and most recently, The National Review. Williamson visited Baton Rouge soon after the ...


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When God Makes You Wait

In his book It Happens After Prayer, Pastor H. B. Charles Jr. provides the following helpful illustration of why God often makes us wait for the answer ...


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The 'Pastor' of the Chilean Miners

The book Deep Down Dark, by Hector Tobar, tells the story of the 33 Chilean miners buried 2000 feet underground for over three months back in 2010. They ...


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New Science of 'Culturomics' Tracks Disappearance of God

Google has digitized 30 million unique books. According to author Christian Rudder, "This body of data has created a new field of quantitative cultural ...


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Tim Keller on His Rediscovery of Prayer

In the second half of my adult life, I discovered prayer. I had to. In the fall of 1999, I taught a Bible study course on the Psalms. It became clear ...


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Almost All People from Every Culture Prays

Prayer is one of the most common phenomena of human life. Even deliberately nonreligious people pray at times. Studies have shown that in secularized ...


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Ancient Well Fed By Underground Springs

Once upon a time there was an old well that stood outside the front door of a family farmhouse in New Hampshire. The water from the well was remarkably ...


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