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Fear of Being Buried Alive
Hannah Beswick had a morbid fear of being buried alive, and this dread was not entirely irrational. Her young brother John almost had his coffin lid closed ...
When God Writes Your Life Story
Novelist Mitali Perkins was raised in a Hindu home, where her father taught his children that God was a divine spirit of love. But when her friend, Clayton, ...
Why Bad Things Happen to People
Job, Epicurus, Augustine, C.S. Lewis, and other famous thinkers wrestled with explaining why an all-loving, all-knowing, and all-powerful God would allow ...
Pastor Loved for His Suffering, Not His ‘Success’
Teacher and author Paul Borthwick was on a visit to one of his friends who teaches in Beijing, China. He attended a church with four young men who were ...
Thank God for Those Bombs
In an issue of CT magazine, Kim Phuc Phan Thi shares how a napalm attack in Vietnam scarred her body, but it also led her to Christ.
You have seen my picture ...
Indian Pastor Witnesses for Christ Despite Persecution
An article titled “Arrests, Beatings, and Prayers: Inside the Persecution of India’s Christians” details the persecution of Christians ...
An Iranian Refugee’s Terrible Journey to God
Annahita Parsan shares how she survived snowy mountains, a filthy prison, and an abusive husband as God brought her to faith in Christ.
I was born in beautiful, ...
Polish Moms Donate Strollers for Fleeing Ukrainian Women
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but this picture is worth much, much more. Several photos on Twitter in early March show row after ...
The Awkwardness of an Adult on the Floor
David Brooks writes in The New York Times:
Rabbi Elliot Kukla once described a woman with a brain injury who would sometimes fall to the floor. People ...
Among Americans with evangelical beliefs who attend a Protestant church monthly or more:
75% agree that “God wants me to prosper financially.”41% ...