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Beautiful Sorrow

Beautiful Sorrow

In Bethany, about two miles east of Jerusalem, there lived a small family made up of Lazarus – the head of the house – and his two sisters, Mary and Martha. What made these three unique was that they were close friends of Jesus. Powerful company to keep! And then… While Jesus was about a

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The Measure of a Leader’s Success

If we judged success by worldly standards, some might be inclined to assess Paul’s leadership career as an abject failure and a bitter disappointment. In the closing days of his life, when Paul wrote 2 Timothy, Luke was virtually his only contact with the outside world (2 Timothy 4:11). Paul was confined in a Roman

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Wealth Is Not Evil, the Worship of Money Is

Editor’s Note: Dave Ramsey’s The Total Money Makeover has just been released in a new classic anniversary edition and is out in bookstores nationwide this month. In this New York Times best-selling book, Ramsey debunks the many myths of money (exposing the dangers of cash advance, rent-to-own, debt consolidation) and attacks the illusions and downright

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How Do I Find a Good Church?

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is “How do I find a good church?” This question has taken on added significance in recent years because of the massive impact televangelism has had on our culture. In all too may cases, worship has been replaced with entertainment, and fellowship has been transformed into individualism.

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Tenacious: High Impact Faith

Editor’s Note:  Jeremy Williams captured the nation’s imagination by coaching his high school football team to unprecedented heights while combating ALS and caring for a son with spina bifida. America first met Jeremy and Jennifer Williams when Extreme Makeover: Home Edition rebuilt their Depression-era farmhouse into a beautiful, handicapped-accessible haven. This is an excerpt from his

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Building Significant Purpose in Your Child

The God of purpose has built an inner need for significance into each one of our children. They were born with it and long to have it developed into something that makes their lives significant. Let me give you three things that you can do to help build this significant purpose into your child. 1.

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