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Prone to Wander

One Sunday when he was a young man, Robert Robinson and some buddies went to church…but only to make fun of the Christians gathered in worship. However, the preacher that day was the mighty George Whitefield, and Robinson ended up giving his life to Christ instead!

And that’s just one part of this hymn writer’s amazing spiritual journey. Continue reading

You’re Praying Wrong!

After President George H. Bush declared war on Iraq in the early 90s, a group of committed Christians in Atlanta gathered to pray. They prayed on behalf of soldiers, governmental leaders, and the future of all nations involved.

But one young man was evidently praying wrong. Continue reading

Love Jesus…Or Else!

Theodosius had a plan. He wanted all the people of his empire to worship the one true God revealed in the Bible. A noble endeavor, for sure. But there was one fatal flaw in the emperor’s strategy:

Those he couldn’t lead to Jesus…he would send to Jesus! Continue reading

Living in a Bowl

Rules. Statutes. Laws. Decrees. Commandments. It doesn’t matter what you call them, most people don’t like them. Many simply view them as constraints in life that keep them from experiencing what they call “true freedom.”

But goldfish disagree. Just ask Albert. Continue reading

Why Hell?

“Why does God send people to Hell?” It’s a question that most people – including many Christians – want answered.

Perhaps the answer lies in understanding why Hell even exists. Continue reading

Out of Range

Have you ever heard people complain, “I just can’t seem to hear God when I pray,” or “I’m not sure God speaks to me…or anyone for that matter”? That’s a terrible problem for a Christian to have.

Maybe the solution to their dilemma can be found by understanding how a kid’s radio-controlled car works. Continue reading

Dietrich’s Death

Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote theological books that have influenced multiple generations of pastors. He birthed the Confessing Church, and stood against the tyrannies of the Third Reich. The mighty accomplishments in his life are hard to quantify…and qualify.

But ironically, he is most remembered for his death. Continue reading

Lord, Help Charlie Stoltzfus!

The world is a broken place. A really broken place. Thus, many people – even many Christians – wonder if intercessory prayer actually works.

But Tony Campolo isn’t one of them. He knows for a fact that intercessory prayer works! Continue reading

A Day in the Life of Bryan Heiss

Ever had a bad day? How about a really bad day? We’ve all had bad days, but have you ever had such a bad day that professional journalists wonder if you’re cursed?

Bryan Heiss has. Continue reading

Origen’s Missing Clothes

Origen’s life is just as significant today as it was when he lived it during the 2nd and 3rd Century A.D. He taught at Christian schools, wrote many commentaries on the Bible, and produced some of the greatest defenses of the faith in his time.

But his life was almost cut short by martyrdom when he was still a young boy. Continue reading