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Woman Gets too Close, Gored by Rhino

When do you not listen to the African wildlife expert? When he tells you to stand closer to a wild rhino.

That's what happened to a 24-year-old woman from ...

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Man Wants to Be 'One with the Tiger'

In September 2012, a 25-year-old New Yorker named David Villalobos suddenly jumped 17 feet from the Bronx Zoo tour monorail into the tiger pen. He broke ...

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Warrior Tribe Realizes the Power of Confession

When the Ku Waru warriors of Papua New Guinea were about to launch any risky activity that required close cooperation—like going into battle—they ...

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Small Child Teaches a Lesson on Confessing Sin

Every year at our Ash Wednesday service people have an opportunity to write their sins on a piece of paper, fold the paper, and then pin it onto a wooden ...

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Max Lucado Shows the Power of Honest Confession

Ever since my high school buddy and I drank ourselves sick with a case of quarts, I have liked beer …. Out of the keg, tap, bottle, or frosty mug—it ...

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Tenants Get Evicted After Trash Builds Up

When I was an associate pastor at a church near Portland, Oregon, I was also a part-time manager of the townhouse complex where we lived. Once a month, ...

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Survey on Top Temptations

A 2011 study tracked the top temptations Americans face. The people surveyed said they struggled with the following temptations either "often" or "sometimes": ...

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Kids Playing Mud Football Realize They're Playing in Sewage

In his book Glorious Mess, Mike Howerton tells the following story about a childhood experience playing "mud football." After a huge downpour, he and ...

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The Penn State Scandal and Our Self-Deception

In the wake of the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University, New York Times writer David Brooks commented on our tendency to ignore our own sin as ...

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C. S. Lewis on Killing the "Red Lizard" of Sin

In his book, The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis tells of a busload of people who travel to heaven on their way to take up residence in hell. These people ...

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