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Tim Keller Defends a Judging God

In one of my after-service discussions a woman told me that the very idea of a judging God was offensive. I said, "Why aren't you offended by the idea ...


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Two Human Traffickers Brought to Justice

Incredible perseverance paid off for a team from the International Justice Mission in Cebu, Philippines. After an eight year legal struggle, two traffickers ...


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When Wrath Is Appropriate

In Fleming Rutledge's new book, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ, she acknowledges the difficulty that modern people have with ...


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Ordinary Missionary Honored in India for Her Forgiveness

Vishal Mangalwadi, a Christian leader from India, writes movingly of the impact that Gladys Stains had on his nation. Gladys and her husband, Graham, ...


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Crocodiles Don't Take Bribes

Budi Waseso, head of Indonesia's Anti-Narcotics Agency, wants to build a death-row prison for drug convicts. That's not unusual by Indonesian ...


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"Diary of a Mad Black Woman": Our Need to Forgive

As the wife of a wealthy attorney, Helen lives in a mansion, wears designer clothes, and eats at the best restaurants. Her life seems ideal, until she ...


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Pastor Learns to Release Bitterness

Pastor Tim Brown relates this personal lesson in forgiveness:

Some time ago, I was having lunch in McDonald's with my daughter and mother-in-law. We were ...

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Painful Revenge

The mother ran into the bedroom when she heard her seven-year-old son scream. She found his two-year-old sister pulling his hair. She gently released ...


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Justice for John Gotti

In 1992, after years of eluding the police, Mafia boss John Gotti finally was convicted of murder and other organized crimes and was sentenced to life ...


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Kindness Returned with Kindness

Lewis and Clark's famous expedition to the Pacific Northwest in 1804 almost came to an untimely and deadly end. Half starved and almost frozen, the men ...


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