Faith & Inspiration

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The test on our kitchen table

The test on our kitchen table

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | There is a test sitting on my kitchen table. It has been there for days. It is not a school quiz, a civil service exam, a personality assessment, or any other…

In God we trust

In God we trust

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | James Pollock, the once-famous governor of Pennsylvania who was credited with putting “In God we trust” on American currency, is buried behind my…

Standing on His precious promises

Standing on His precious promises

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | In Act 2, Scene 3 of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet , the kindly Friar says to Romeo, who is being vague and evasive about the jam he is in: “Riddling…

Visiting a widow

Visiting a widow

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Call me a super-literalist, but today I happened to read in James about visiting widows and decided to visit a widow: a woman who lived across the street for…

Beyond pessimism

Beyond pessimism

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

Rolling stones

Rolling stones

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | How to get satisfaction? The Bible shows us

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…

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