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You Can’t Force Healing

In 2014, Steve Stamkos was looking forward to representing his country at the Sochi Olympic games. Sports analysts reported the importance of his role, ...


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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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Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes

Are you impatient with slowpokes and frustrated by waiting? If so, you will identify with what Chelsea Wald wrote in a recent article:

Not long ago I diagnosed ...

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Does God Care About the Super Bowl?

One-quarter of all Americans believe that God cares about who wins the Super Bowl. That's according to a new survey released in January 2017. That's slightly ...


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NFL Star Lambasts Shallow Prayers

Fran Tarkenton, a former All-Pro quarterback who led his team to three Super Bowls, wrote an article for The Wall Street Journal lambasting himself and ...


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Pro Baseball Star Explains True Success

In an interview with Ben Zobrist, then Kansas City Royals left-fielder and one of Major League Baseball's most valuable players (now a Chicago Cub), Collin ...


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Stats on Waiting—Where, Who, How Long?

One urban legend holds that we spend three years of our life waiting. It's a great stat, but likely untrue. But here are some real stats about waiting. ...


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Prayer Is Like Demolition Mining

The 20th century Norwegian pastor [Ole] Hallesby likens prayer to mining as he knew it in Norway. Demolition to create mine shafts took two basic kinds ...


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Study of How Long We'll Wait

When Timex (the watch company) asked people how long they would wait before taking action in a wide variety of situations, researchers discovered that ...


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College President Faces Cancer with Faith

Steve Hayner, the 66-year-old beloved president of Columbia Theological Seminary, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. After tests had revealed that ...


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