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Tornado Insurance

"We said a prayer that God would watch over us."

—Sherri Conley, of Oklahoma, telling the Daily Oklahoman how she, her husband, and two sons had ...


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William Carey: Trust Despite Loss

William Carey, often called the father of modern missions, faced a ministry disappointment of overwhelming proportions. Carey began his missionary career ...


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Hostage Missionaries in God's Care

John and Kay Tallman had prayed daily for hostage missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham during the Burnham's captivity in the Philippines. As missionary ...


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"Lord of the Rings": God's Plan Amid Trials

The movie Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, based on J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy trilogy, dramatizes the quest of nine travelers to destroy ...


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Blaming God but Doing Nothing

On my door there's a cartoon of two turtles. One says, "Sometimes I'd like to ask why he allows poverty, famine, and injustice when he could do something ...


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"Mona Lisa Smile": Complexity in a Box

In Mona Lisa Smile, Katherine Ann Watson (Julia Roberts) is a young, single teacher in the 1950s who dreamed of teaching at Wellesley College, the prestigious ...


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Red Cross Founder Motivated by War's Devastation

Henri Dunant was a wealthy 19th century Swiss banker. He was sent to Paris by the Swiss government to work on a business deal with Napoleon. He arrived ...


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CEO Understood Authority

Sam Bronfman, the late CEO of the Seagram Company, entered a crowded conference room and, anxious to get on with the meeting, plopped into the nearest ...


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Escaped Murderer Confronted with God’s Purpose

When 26-year-old Ashley Smith began reading The Purpose Driven Life she had no idea how Rick Warren's best-selling book would factor into the capture ...


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Arranged Marriage Is Used by God

In 1931, when my husband Vernon and I were working in Kochi, Japan, I helped at a home for girls. At that time 65 girls from poor families were being ...


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