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Creating What Destroys Us

In The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen retells a tale from ancient India: Four royal brothers decided each to master a special ability. Time went by, and ...


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What's Wrong with the World?

G. K. Chesterton, the famous philosopher/theologian, was once asked, "What do you think of civilization?"

Chesterton said, "I think it's ...


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A Fruitless Quest

The search for self-fulfillment is endless, and endlessly frustrating.


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No Cross to Bear?

A number of religious groups have climbed on the yuppie bandwagon. They tell us, "If you want anything bad enough, you just claim it and God will ...


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The Principle of Hell

The one principle of hell is "I am my own!"


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The Worst Hypocrisy

What was so bad about [the Pharisees'] hypocrisy? If we think of it as consisting merely in their teaching or pretending one thing while in fact practicing ...


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Beware Ambition

They that soar too high often fall hard; which makes a low and level dwelling preferrable. The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious ...


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Downward Mobility

Everything in me wants to move upward. Downward mobility with Jesus goes radically against my inclinations, against the advice of the world surrounding ...


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"Star Wars Episode II": The Path to the Dark Side

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones follows the journey of Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) as he slides down the path to the Dark Side. Anakin, ...


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Tim Keller on Self-centered Giving

In his book The Prodigal God, best-selling author and pastor Timothy Keller offers the following story to illustrate self-centered giving:

Once upon a ...

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