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The Only Way

The Christian way is not the "middle way" between extremes but the "narrow way" between precipices.


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Sarah Michelle Gellar on Customized Spirituality

Like her television show, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," actress Sarah Michelle Gellar's personal spirituality borrows from a hodgepodge of religions. "I ...


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The World's Four Major Religions Are Not Alike

The central assumption of many in the interfaith dialogue business has been that at their core, all religious people—Hindus and Buddhists, Muslims ...


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Survey Asks 'Do All Religions Lead to God?'

Buried within Pew's recent study on the American religious landscape was a startling find. Adults who identified with a specific religion were asked whether ...


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Deepak Chopra in the U.S. and Christians in Nepal

Two recent news stories from the same day (February 3, 2016) offered a strange twist that has implications for world missions. Deepak Chopra, the Hindu ...


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Buddhist Poet Longs for God's Presence

The following Buddhist poem, in the form of a "waka," was written in the 12th century by Saigyo Hoshi after he visited a Shinto Grand Temple:

Gods here? Who ...

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Evangelist Leighton Ford Meets Muhammad Ali

Leighton Ford, evangelist and brother-in-law of Billy Graham, once met the former boxing champion Muhammad Ali at a hotel in Sydney, Australia. Ford listened ...


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How All Cultures Can Domesticate the Gospel

The British theologian Leslie Newbigin told the following story to illustrate how different cultures water down the claims of Jesus:

When I was a young ...

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The Religion That Brings People the Greatest Happiness

In a question and answer period after one of his lectures, C.S. Lewis was asked which of the world's religions gives its followers the greatest happiness. ...


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Four Facts about Christmas in America

1) About nine-in-ten Americans (92%) and nearly all Christians (96%) say they celebrate Christmas.

2) Surprisingly, a big majority (81%) of non-Christians ...


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