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Tim Keller Explains ‘Conversion of the Heart’
Tim Keller used this story to illustrate the “conversion of the heart.”
Many years ago, when I was in college, I was part of a Christian fellowship, ...
Woman Ran onto the Super Bowl Field for Fame
Kelly Kay Green wanted to be someone. So, she donned a specially made dress, chugged a Coors Light for courage, and ran onto the field at the Super Bowl ...
Overconfident People Try to Beat World’s Best Sprinters
Christian Coleman is the reigning world champion in the men’s 100 meters. From time to time, strangers approach the 26-year-old Atlanta native with ...
‘Humility’ Is Really Our New Pride
Columnist David Brooks mocks what passes for humility these days. He points to a tweet from the president of the European Central Bank: “I was humbled ...
Man Paid to Queue for the Impatient Rich
Robert Samuel is a 46-year-old former mobile phone salesman who now gets paid to sit in line for others. If a client wants something but can’t stomach ...
Actress Says: "Only You Know What's Best for You'
A recent interview with actress Maria Fabriela de Faria, in Global Heroes from The Wall Street Journal, perfectly reveals our culture of self-centered ...
The Sad Consequences of Celebrity Worship
For decades the media in all its forms have created celebrities that are framed, groomed, and packaged solely for the purpose of dissemination through ...
Apple's Employee Number 0
Robert X Cringely, in his book Accidental Empires, tells about the early days of Apple. In the late 1970’s, Apple had grown beyond the point that ...
The Snare of Moral Grandstanding
Do some Christians harm their witness by falling into the trap of “moral grandstanding” or “virtue signaling”? Or do we convey ...
Rising Levels of Youth Anxiety and Expectations
Researcher Joseph E. Davis recently (2020) reflected on the increasing levels of anxiety among young people. Davis claims that we can trace some of the ...