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Cultivating civility: It’s gonna take self-control

Self control

Self-expression or self-control? Given which one our society prefers, it’s no wonder civility is in short supply. A week or so after the terrorist attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, Pope Francis told reporters several things that the postmodern …

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Super Bowl: Coach ponders wins, losses for Christ

Sherman Smith

PHOENIX — Going into Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup against the New England Patriots, Sherman Smith shared how victory on the football field without Jesus Christ would be, for him, a “serious waste of time.” “I’ll never forget when I got …

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Despite Boko Haram, Gospel impacts Nigeria


MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — As Boko Haram militants continue to attack Nigeria and threaten neighboring countries, Christian workers there say the Gospel is going forth and impacting receptive hearts. Greg Dorsey*, a Christian worker in West Africa, said Nigerian Christians are …

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Bring Saeed home: A prayer for Jacob

Jacob Abedini

Many times you’ve heard Eric Metaxas, me, and others talk about American citizen and pastor Saeed Abedini, who’s been wrongfully imprisoned for his faith in Iran for over two years. I’ve interviewed his lovely wife Naghmeh several times, and I …

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Tough times for Christian lawyers up north


Heard any good lawyer jokes lately? Okay, here’s one: Why don’t sharks attack lawyers? Professional courtesy. Before our friends in the legal profession email me in protest, let me say that we kid because we love. And, besides, my oldest …

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