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On Earth as it Is in Flight

Singer/Songwriter Sandra McCracken writes in CT magazine:

There’s a call button above every seat on commercial airplanes. In all my travels, I don’t ...

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God Answers Prayer--Sometimes Before We Ask

Dr. Helen Roseveare, missionary to the Congo, told the story of a mother on her mission station who died after giving birth to a premature baby. They ...


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Audacious NFL Walk-On Rookie Scored 86-Yard TD

In a preseason game against Washington, Cleveland Browns rookie receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi returned a punt 86 yards for a touchdown. Not only were ...


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Fasting as a Spiritual Discipline

John Piper writes: “My own serious consideration of fasting as a spiritual discipline began as a result of visiting Dr. Joon Gon Kim in Seoul, Korea. ...


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Banned Soccer Fan Rents Crane to Watch Match

An enterprising soccer fan made heads turn when he found a way to circumvent the rules preventing him from enjoying his favorite team.

Ali Demirkaya, ...


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NCAA Team Helped to Finals by Prayers of Nun

For the first time in 33 years, the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers men's college basketball team made it into the NCAA tournament. They then surprised all the ...


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Website Architect Turns to Prayer in Overwhelming Challenge

On his website, Craig Larson shares the following story about the power of prayer:

Last night a woman in our church told how God had just given her success ...

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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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