Faith & Inspiration

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Job, a man prepared

Job, a man prepared

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Adversity tests a man like fire tests gold and silver (Proverbs 17:3) and like a whipping gale tests a building foundation (Matthew 7:24–27). But as in the…

Protect me from the praise I receive

Protect me from the praise I receive

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | During our weekend stay at an extravagant Austin, Texas, hotel, my husband and I felt like masqueraders in the den of the wealthy.  Jonathan had come for…

The fall of Nimrud. Again

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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ISIS | ISIS militants have been chopping off heads like other people go to the mall, but now they have gone too far: They are vandalizing. Men in black masks are…

Not everyone is effervescent

Not everyone is effervescent

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A certain talk show host is on an even keel day in day out. I’m amazed. If the man has troubles, you wouldn’t know it. Surely the griefs that flesh is…

Responding to Josh Hamilton’s relapse

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | In 1999, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays made Josh Hamilton the first overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft. He was an explosive player with a rifle of a…

First thing in the morning

First thing in the morning

By Joel Belz
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Media | Don’t start your day with the news

Acronym absurdity

Acronym absurdity

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Sexuality | Remember this LGBT the next time you hear about LGBTQQIAP (and so on)

‘Give people the gift of allowing them to give’

‘Give people the gift of allowing them to give’

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | The 5 a.m. Baltimore chill cut right through our coats last Thursday, the morning my husband and I flew to Texas for the very first time. We boarded…

Little girls longing to be like Elsa

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Movies | Moms who thought their 4-year-old daughters’ fascination with Elsa was cute are getting worried. At what point does cute become obsessed? Disney’s 2013…

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…

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