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A little of the breadth revealed

A little of the breadth revealed

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I don’t know all the meanings of the scriptural saying “the breadth and length and height and depth,” but the least the phrase can mean is what I…

‘Before turning the gun on himself’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Murder-suicide never becomes humdrum but it has become regular. The black comedy industry has noticed, and comedian Doug Stanhope titled his 2012 album Before

The little deals we make

The little deals we make

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My father could talk about nutrition all day. He never fails to be excited by the latest health food discovery, and he always insists I stop what I’m doing…

Avoiding ethical lapses

Avoiding ethical lapses

By Bill Newton
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Faith & Inspiration | Peter was waiting, sitting in the easy chair across from my desk. His look told me this wasn’t a social call. He wasted no time getting to the point.

‘I’m in the best shape of my life’

By Barnabas Piper
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Faith & Inspiration | Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, baseball fans: “I’m in the best shape of my life.” It’s that wonderful time of year when major leaguers…

Weaning ourselves off mother’s milk

Weaning ourselves off mother’s milk

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | At Saturday morning coffee with the girls I realized why our country is not going to defeat ISIS. There is something about much of American Christianity’s…

Cable charade

Cable charade

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When hyperbole diminishes the plain meaning of words

Have you seen Lynn Messer?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Faith & Inspiration | Kerry Messer and his son Abram are busy working the halls of the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City. Lawmakers greet them by name, for Kerry has been…

Discordant instruments

Discordant instruments

By Bill Newton
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Business | She was young, modestly dressed, attractive, innocent looking, and projected an aura of purity. Then she spoke. It wasn’t her tone, nor her pitch, or even…

Faith is the thing

Faith is the thing

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Believing in the absence of receiving

Small tales

Small tales

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Faith & Inspiration | Even our little lies have large consequences

God helps those ...

By La Shawn Barber
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Faith & Inspiration | Before I was saved or knew anything about the Bible, I thought the saying “God helps those who help themselves” could have come from the Bible. It sounded…

 
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