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You Can Run but You Can’t Hide

An Italian mafia boss, Gioacchino Gammino, has been on the run for decades. Gammino escaped a Rome prison in 2002 and was sentenced to life in jail the ...

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The Pastor Who Ran Away

Kevin Martin was a minister at a massive church—but one of those churches where it got too burdensome. The administrative machine ate him up, and ...

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A Not-So-Golden Escape

The California Highway Patrol encountered a sparkly surprise during a recent traffic stop: a suspect covered in gold spray paint. While off-duty, an officer ...

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Filmmaker Blocks Out Encounter with Christianity

Paul Verhoeven, a Dutch film director, screenwriter, and film producer (Robocop, Total Recall, Show Girls), was once asked about his short but intense ...

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Man Googles Himself Promptly Surrenders

The Bible calls us "enemies of God." In other words, we're spiritual fugitives even when you don't know it—just like this guy. ...

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The Woman Who Could Remember Everything

Most of us find peace over past sins by trying to forget and move on. We find comfort in the distance that comes with the passing of time. The further ...

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Viewing a Friend—and Even God—As an Enemy

In an article for ChristianityToday.com entitled "Our Divine Distortion," Christian songwriter Carolyn Arends shared a personal story that shows ...

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The Limits of the Human Will

Many of us act as if repentance is a matter of the will. [But] we can't "will" ourselves into change. We can't "will" ourselves ...

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Praying Against the Consequences of Sin

Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats, then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.

—Fred Allen, U.S. ...

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Broken Globe Symbolic of Broken World

In a sermon Pastor Matt Woodley shared the following story:

When I was about ten years old, my dad, a medical doctor, received a special gift from one ...

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