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Possibilities Hide in All of Us

Possibilities Hide in All of Us

  Love your neighbor as yourself. — Jesus in Mark 12:31 NIV My best ideas come to me in the shower. That’s a weird sentence to write, but admit it: All of our best ideas come in the bathroom, right? One day in 2008, I was taking my morning shower, and my mind was wandering,

The Conspiracy of Goodness

  Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu Largely unnoticed in European history books is the tiny French village of Le Chambon. Mountainous, impoverished, and easily overlooked, the small town of Le Chambon represents a miracle of unparalleled

Steve McQueen: Learning to Fly

    Editor’s Note: In the 1960s, Steve McQueen was, according to box office receipts, the biggest movie star of his generation. Dubbed “The King of Cool,” McQueen starred in such films as the epic war film The Great Escape and the action thriller Bullitt. Like millions of cinema fans, pastor Greg Laurie developed a

Brothers in Arms: A One-Handed NFL Player & His Identical Twin Teammate

  Editor’s Note: Shaquem Griffin’s story is one of the most unlikely in sports history. Born with a prenatal condition that led to him having his hand amputated at the age of 4, Shaquem became the first modern one-handed player in the NFL when he was drafted in the fifth round of the 2018 draft.

You Are Not Defined By What You Achieve

  Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. — Proverbs 16:18 So many of us try to define ourselves by our accomplishments, to find our worth in what we’ve done, instead of in whom we belong to. We want to let our achievements, our victories, our trophies, our wins to define us

Today’s Moment of Truth: The Resurrected Jesus

  Editor’s note: Today’s reading features two selections from Lee Strobel’s devotional The Case for Christ: Daily Moments of Truth which offers fact-based, intelligent devotions to build a foundational faith. Enjoy these two powerful excerpts today on the reliability and impact of the resurrection of Jesus! * Resurrection News Flash! For what I received I passed

How Faith & Stewardship Helped Build Chick-Fil-A

  Editor’s Note: Steve Robinson, former chief marketing officer at Chick-fil-A for 34 years, is the author of the new book Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A: How Faith, Cows, and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand. From the creation of the Eat Mor Chikin campaign to the decision to stay closed on Sundays to the creation of

Randy Travis: Amazing Grace

  Editor’s Note: Randy Travis experienced tremendous success as a country and gospel singer. But in 2009, his seemingly charmed life began a downward spiral. His marriage dissolved, he discovered that his finances had unraveled, and his struggles with anger led to alcohol abuse, public embarrassment, and even police arrest in 2012. Then, just as

Life Balance: How to Be Faithful with Everything Entrusted to You

  Now it is required that those who have been given a trust must prove faithful. – 1 Corinthians 4:2 You have all the time you need to do everything God wants you to do. For several weeks, James didn’t return any of the six text messages I sent. When we finally connected, I just

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