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Recall the former days

Recall the former days

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My middle-age friend Kay told me about the time when, at age 18, she used her mother’s car to visit a friend, though the vehicle was not insured. She had an…

Remember you’re not alone

Remember you’re not alone

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | After one of my dearest friends left her Midwestern home for a new job in the South last week, she told me, “Like all heralded adventures, this one is a…

Lessons from the Exodus

Lessons from the Exodus

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | If you are fortunate enough to live within driving distance of either Lancaster, Pa., or Branson, Mo., you must go to the Sight and Sound Theater before you…

A more important resolution

A more important resolution

By Amy Henry
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Faith & Inspiration | Today, the day after New Year’s Day, is my favorite day in the entire year. The clutter and chaos of Christmas has cleared and the new year stretches out…

God and football

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Essay | The moment before you dive into the fray of a high school football game, knowing you will be tackled, you feel like lightning is ripping through your guts.

The big names in the news

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It’s time to trot out the newsmakers of the year—that annual list of people that you and I are never on. For 2014 expect such luminaries as Kim…

Wrestling with God

Wrestling with God

By Sophia Lee
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Faith & Inspiration | Last year I wrote about my struggles as a 26-year-old single woman praying for “true love” but then realizing with deep shame that I don’t yet truly…

New Year’s resolution: A heart for the lost

New Year’s resolution: A heart for the lost

By La Shawn Barber
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Faith & Inspiration | I’d guess that most people’s New Year’s resolutions revolve around improving the body, like losing weight and raising their level of fitness. Some also…

New Year’s house cleaning

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religion | One doesn’t picture the pope with a dust rag or Hoover, but Francis did a little housecleaning at the Vatican last week in time for New Year’s. An annual…

A New Year’s resolution from Scripture

A New Year’s resolution from Scripture

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15,

Thinking from above, not below

Thinking from above, not below

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “Too little too late” is a phrase invented by the devil. For thoughts invented by the devil, see James: “This is not the wisdom that comes down from…

Always one generation from ignorance

Always one generation from ignorance

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It is horrifying to see how many young people have never heard of the main characters of the Bible. It’s not their fault, of course. How can they know if…

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