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A Willingness to Be Lonely

The unoccupied fields of the world await those who are willing to be lonely for the sake of Christ.

—Samuel Zwemer, U.S. missionary (1867–1952)

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Evangelist R. A. Torrey on Prayer

We are too busy to pray, and so we are too busy to have power. We have a great deal of activity, but we accomplish little; many services, but few conversions; ...

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Christian Businessman Trains Teens

Isaiah Williams needed money—fast. Only 19, and about to become a father, he wanted to provide his child with everything he could. Williams heard ...

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Avalanche Strikes Traveling Family Without Warning

When Dave Boon first saw the avalanche that swept his car over a guardrail on Interstate 40 in Denver, Colorado, it was only "a puff of powder, 10 ...

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How to Develop Priorities

Tim Sanders—former chief solutions officer at Yahoo! and author of Love Is the Killer App—shares the following thought about establishing ...

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Coach Wooden Started with Socks

Players gathering for the first day of basketball practice at UCLA were full of anticipation. They wondered how their coach, John Wooden, would set the ...

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Old Sea Wall Saves City from Tsunami

While many cities and villages along the Indian Ocean suffered catastrophic losses from the December 2004 tsunami, the port city of Pondicherry, India, ...

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Frederica Mathewes-Green on Repentance

Author Frederica Mathewes-Green says this about repentance:

The first time Jesus appears, in the first Gospel, the first instruction he gives is "Repent." ...

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Oil Platform Designed to Survive the Worst

The Hibernia oil platform in the North Atlantic is 189 miles (315 kilometers) east-southeast of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. The total structure, ...

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Training for the Finish Line

When asked what running track taught him about patience, pastor Wayne Cordeiro of New Hope Christian Fellowship O'ahu answered:

Impetuous young athletes ...

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