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Visit to Calcutta Orphanage Reveals a Woman's Sinfulness
During an extended visit with Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, Dr. Mary Poplin discovered the depths of sin in her own heart. It happened while ...
Gruff Old Man Carries Hidden Grief for 50 Years
My 4-month-old daughter and I took a trip to the library. She babbled softly as I browsed through the books. As we walked, I heard an older man say gruffly, ...
Jewish 'Shiva' Practice Helps Loved Ones Grieve
After witnessing firsthand the devastating effects of civil war, oppressive regimes, and natural disasters, Palmer Chichen has observed that the Hebrew ...
Basketball Player Shares His Shoe with a Teammate
In Malawi, practically any shoe is a luxury. Lilongwe, the capital, is maybe the only African city where I have seen grown men walking down the streets ...
Leader Earns Trust by Getting in the Mud with Others
Saul and Pilar Cruz, a married couple who founded Armonia Ministries in Mexico City, launched their ministry by planting a church on the edge of a vast ...
The Beauty of One Street Person's Selfless Act
In Portland magazine, a priest at a Catholic church in Portland, Oregon, tells a story about a street person named Big Ben who came daily to the church. ...
Mothers Never Get a Break
Hungry at the end of the day, a 15-year-old boy found his mother in bed and was suddenly seized with concern.
"Mom, are you sick or something?"
Church's Christmas Offering Builds Clinic in Africa
The thousands who attended the Willow Creek Leadership Summit in 2009 saw a video clip about the Whittier Area Community Church in California. Someone ...
Cook Offers Encouragement and Prayer at Children's Hospital
A 2009 article in the Chicago Tribune told the story of Bettye Tucker, a Christian cook who works the night shift at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, ...
Hospital's Palestinian Christian Janitor Tries to Save Dying Israeli Soldier
In his book Jesus, the Middle-Eastern Storyteller, Gary M. Burge, Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, shares a story told to him by a theology ...