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Does Prayer Make Any Difference?

Does Prayer Make Any Difference?

There is an immense difference between a worldview that is not able to answer every question to complete satisfaction and one whose answers are consistently contradictory. There is an even greater difference between answers that contain paradoxes and those that are systemically irreconcilable. Once again, the Christian faith stands out as unique in this test,

Anchored in Christ

Drop Anchor I don’t confess to know a lot about boats other than they make me seasick. Because of that, I don’t spend a lot of time on the water. However, on the few occasions that I have been out on a boat with friends, we’ve ensured before setting off that someone on the vessel was able not only

I Believe in the Holy Spirit

If we truly understood even for a moment what sort of Companion, Counselor, and Friend we have in the Holy Spirit, it would banish all thoughts of loneliness forever. If you love Me, obey Me; and I will ask the Father and He will give you another Comforter, and He will never leave you. He

The Single Greatest Event in History

The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is so foundational to Christianity that no one who denies it can be a true Christian. Without resurrection there is no Christian faith, no salvation, and no hope. “If there is no resurrection of the dead,” Paul explained, “then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty

Watershed Moments

The Beauty of New Belief

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego must have been in disbelief when they heard about the golden image on the plain of Dura. I can just hear them saying to one another, “I thought losing our homes, being kidnapped from our families, and forced into the king’s service was bad enough, and now we’re threatened with death

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