Faith & Inspiration

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Loving as you know how

Loving as you know how

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | True confessions. My great fear in life is that I do not love people. This is not self-deprecation but a clear-eyed self-evaluation buttressed by a track…

Who vs. whom

Who vs. whom

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Thank God He made people with different gifts. If everyone in the world had my particular gift set, there would be no technology: We would all be walking to…

A wake-up call

A wake-up call

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Way too early in the morning I got a text from a woman I count among the outer circle of my friends. I reached for my cell in the dark and yanked out the…

Bob Foster’s ordinary but effective evangelism

By Sophia Lee
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Religion | When I first interviewed 94-year-old Bob Foster I thought I could glean some interesting historical tidbits about the post–WWII days of evangelicalism (see…

Thank God for angels

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When my son J was a little boy, he nearly drowned in the neighbor’s pool, lured into the deep end by a tantalizing floating inner tube. I jumped in (fully…

A charged spiritual zone

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | On a recent Saturday I was with a group of 25 women who were strangers to me. The “ice-breaker” assignment was to find four things we had in common with…

A stack of prayers

A stack of prayers

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | Lately I’ve taken up the habit of praying through index cards. My college lit professor did this, endlessly walking around the campus pond praying for our…

Insuppressible truth

Insuppressible truth

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Untruths, cover-ups, and falsifications cannot last in the long run, but the truth is unkillable. Proverbs is not poetic but a promise you can take to the…

Lost money, found faith

Lost money, found faith

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My husband lost a week’s pay. It must have fallen out of his pocket at the hardware store. He waited a week to tell me because he feared my reaction. My…

One-word praying

One-word praying

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | In a village nestled in the rice paddies of Buan, South Korea, in the spring of 1999, I was in my mother-in-law’s house watching my husband die of cancer. I…

The unlikely fisherman

The unlikely fisherman

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Four decades ago when my brother was hitchhiking in Oregon, he encountered a young fisherman who happened to mention that he throws up daily from seasickness.

Small wonders

Small wonders

By Kara Tippetts
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Faith & Inspiration | Abounding in love means embracing daily grace

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