Faith & Inspiration

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An encouragement sandwich

An encouragement sandwich

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Jesus affectionately calls His disciples “my friends” (Luke 12:4) and “little flock” (Luke 12:32), and sandwiched in between those terms of endearment…

If the eye is sound

If the eye is sound

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “Christmas is a poor excuse every 25th of December to pick a man’s pockets.” That’s what Ebenezer Scrooge replied when his underpaid clerk Bob…

Value systems

Value systems

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I spent yesterday in Nashville, Tenn. Only the one day. Flew there in the morning and flew back in the evening on somebody’s dime. No luggage, not even a…

The poor man's consolation

The poor man's consolation

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Being born into a social “class” is a fact of life acknowledged by all. In ancient Rome you had better be a citizen and a male if you left the house…

The hope of heaven

The hope of heaven

By David B. Calhoun
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Religion | God’s promise of life after death should encourage and comfort believers living in this present evil world

I’m thankful for …

I’m thankful for …

By Marvin Olasky
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Faith & Inspiration | Earlier this week, Facebook Data Science released an analysis of what Facebook users say they are most thankful for, then sorted the information by state and…

Wonder of wonders

Wonder of wonders

By Amy Henry
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Faith & Inspiration | I don’t know how many times in the last week, when asked how I am doing, I replied, “Wonderful!” And I’ve lied. Not because I’m unhappy,

Slavery and the Bible

Slavery and the Bible

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Christians do not like to talk about slavery because it invites criticism of the Bible. Too bad. Knowledge of all the facts would make a wonderful apologetic…

Our lost lambs

Our lost lambs

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | I remember the Christmas my brother Isaac and I lost the sheep. One was small and white, a tiny plastic lamb no bigger than the baby Jesus figurine. The other…

A Thanksgiving tip

A Thanksgiving tip

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Urge your Thanksgiving guests today to say what they are thankful for to God, and who knows, somebody might speak up. But that lackluster response and the…

Families and Ferguson

By La Shawn Barber
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Family | Tragedy strikes people of all races, ethnicities, creeds, nationalities, and socioeconomic levels. The consequences of sin are far-reaching and deeply…

A tale of two kings

A tale of two kings

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Manasseh was a very bad king and Asa was a very good king, but there is more to the story. Asa, the king of Judah (the southern tribe ruled by the descendents…

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