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The Reason God Hasn’t Fixed You Yet

The Reason God Hasn’t Fixed You Yet

  I saw a story on 60 Minutes a few months ago about the happiest country in the world. It was Denmark. A study done by a British university ranked the happiest countries, and America was far down the list, but Denmark was on top. Morley Safer explored why. Ruling out financial status, physical health,

Sunday Drive

  Editor’s Note: In 1999, Kurt Warner had gone from being a nobody stocking groceries to the MVP of the NFL, leading his team to a Super Bowl victory. His book All Things Possible recounts his refusal to relinquish his dream or his belief in God’s guiding hand throughout his improbable Hall of Fame career

Bonhoeffer’s Stand Against Nazi Theology

  Editor’s Note: As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a young pastor and theologian named Dietrich Bonhoeffer become one of the first to speak out against Hitler. As a double agent, he joined the plot to assassinate the Führer, and he

Freeedomm!!!! Living the Braveheart Life

  Every man dies. Not every man really lives. —William Wallace, Braveheart Editor’s Note: More than twenty years ago Braveheart captured the hearts of moviegoers around the world. The film was nominated for ten Academy Awards, winning five.  In Living the Braveheart Life, Braveheart writer Randall Wallace shares the journey that led him to the famous Scottish

Monkeys and Moose: How to Simplify Your Life & Work

  Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. –Paul in Colossians 3:23-24 NIV When we clarify what’s important, we can

Your Brain on Porn

  Like sand on a beach, the brain bears the footprints of the decisions we have made, the skills we have learned —Sharon Begley, Newsweek Science Editor1 Restart and reboot yourself. You’re free to go. —U2, “Unknown Caller”2 “I know it’s not really true,” said Manny, “but it seems as if my brain has been

How Playing Lieutenant Dan in Forrest Gump led to a Life of Service

  Editor’s Note: When actor Gary Sinise took on the role of Lieutenant Dan Taylor for the 1994 film Forrest Gump, he had no idea just how it would change his life forever. Not only did his performance garner an Oscar nomination, but it set Sinise on a new path — one of service on

Renovation

  During my engagement, I bought a house in a nice area just south of Nashville. I was ready to settle down and decorate and get rid of my beanbags and mismatched furniture. Be a grown-up. Finally! I was eager to move on and focus on things like marriage and making music and coming off

Being Formed in the Way of Jesus

  We’re Being Formed, Whether We Like It or Not If a whiteboard were a love language, it would be mine. Who cares about “quality time” or acts of service?1 I just want to brainstorm and scribble about ideas. While I love to use the whiteboard for just about anything, it also shows up in

Quit Waiting for a Plan; Just Go Love Everybody

  Editor’s Note: Bob Goff’s first two books,Love Does and Everybody, Always, became runaway bestsellers thanks to their unique combination of entertaining, witty storytelling, and challenging, surprising perspectives. Now Bob has created his first devotional, Live in Grace, Walk in Love: A 365-Day Journey. It’s a full year’s worth of meditations on how we can step out

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