Faith & Inspiration

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Beyond pessimism

Beyond pessimism

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Are a Christian’s labors on earth in vain?

This present moment

This present moment

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A neighbor of mine has advanced cancer, and sometimes she is glum, but sometimes, as she was today, she is happy. She is happy today because, as she just told…

Staying in God’s inspired, infallible, and inerrant Word

Staying in God’s inspired, infallible, and inerrant Word

By La Shawn Barber
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Faith & Inspiration | “The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight” (Proverbs 15:8, NKJV) I can’t remember the…

Using our privilege to bless others

Using our privilege to bless others

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | American Christianity is rich with privilege. In addition to what we share with other believers worldwide—being saved by grace through faith apart from…

Godly speculation

Godly speculation

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My washing machine spin cycle is not reliable, so I have come into the habit of praising God every time it works well. I wonder if God is using this situation…

Bruce Jenner’s yearning to be ‘Caitlyn’

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “The greatest athlete in the world” is a grandiose title for one who accomplishes an incredible athletic feat. In 1976, Bruce Jenner earned it by breaking…

Ah, the rain

Ah, the rain

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It finally rained. Here it is planting season, and we hadn’t seen a drop in so long that even unbelievers were praying. For weeks I had kept the lid closed…

Two plays

Two plays

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Culture | I was asked to usher for a play in downtown Philadelphia. I would get to see the play for free, and all I had to do was show up an hour before curtain time…

The Holy Spirit promised

The Holy Spirit promised

By La Shawn Barber
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Faith & Inspiration | Through the Holy Spirit, the believers formerly under God’s wrath preached Christ in languages they didn’t know to the Jews who’d come to Jerusalem for…

Beyond the American black and white racial divide

Beyond the American black and white racial divide

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Due to the current racial climate in the United States, discussions of race generally focus on issues related to African-Americans and Anglos. But the…

A homebody on the road

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | My husband Jonathan drove our yellow car through the 8 a.m. Asheville, N.C., traffic this week, bound for WORLD News Group’s headquarters. Above the jingle…

Knowing the basics

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Around this time of year I think about memorable commencement speeches I have heard. These addresses are where life gets boiled down to its essence,

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