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Doubters in the Fold

Apparently it's expected that candid confessions of uncertainty [by churchmen] will attract into the church other doubters who will contribute generously ...


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Better or Best?

Any housewife knows that the best way to remember the things she meant to do and forgot is to start praying. They will come to her mind to divert her ...


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Teens: Doing Drugs with Parents

They are scenes that paint a startling picture of the drug culture's legacy on American home life: A teenage girl shares her hopes and dreams with her ...


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Evangelizing in the Worst Circumstances

In 1948 in Europe I met for three days with a group of 25 German fellows. I talked to them every evening for three hours, laying before them the Great ...


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How Good Executives Become Corrupt

Jim Collins, best-selling business author, writes about the crisis of business ethics in the wake of the bankruptcies at Enron and Worldcom. He describes ...


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"Eight Men Out": Causing Others to Stumble

Eight Men Out, starring John Cusack and Charlie Sheen, is the historical drama about the Chicago White Sox scandal of 1919. Many Sox players felt cheated ...


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Students Connive to Ride Train for Free

Three college freshman and three seniors are traveling home for Thanksgiving break. At the station, the three freshmen buy tickets for themselves and ...


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Memories of Chains Keep Elephants in Place

In his book Teaching the Elephant to Dance, James Belasco describes how trainers shackle young elephants with heavy chains to deeply embedded stakes. ...


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Stumbling-Block or Stepping-Stone?

Text: "Let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother's way" (Romans ...


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Size of Rocket Boosters Determined by Ancient Roman Chariots

Although some historians question the veracity of all the facts in the following story, it is accurate enough to make an interesting point.

The U.S. standard ...

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