Faith & Inspiration

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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…

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)

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

‘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…

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

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