The right reaction to unfair criticism

The famous English evangelist George Whitefield learned that it was more important to please God than men. With full confidence that he was honoring the Lord, Whitefield endured scathing letters accusing him of wrongdoing. However, there was one particular letter he felt warranted a response.

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How to make good choices by looking ahead

In a small village in Borneo , well-intentioned health workers once sprayed the straw huts with the now-illegal substance, DDT.

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Religion or relationship: the choice is yours

The famous British music conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham, didn’t particularly care for the music of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

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What can kids teach you about heaven?

In her memoirs, First Lady Rosalynn Carter told of some of the odd things she learned about White House history when she was there.

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How to preach the gospel through forgiveness

Evangelist John Wesley was returning home from service one evening when he was robbed. The thief didn’t make out with much

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Why build your spiritual muscles?

Years ago, Merv Griffin had a bodybuilder on his show. During the interview, Merv asked him, “Why do you develop those particular muscles?”

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How God can use you in an even bigger way

A tour group was making their way through the English countryside, stopping at several small villages along the way.

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The key to outliving yourself

“American history shall march along that skyline,” announced Gutzon Borglum in 1924 as he gazed at the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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How God leads you through your fears

A story is told of a general in the Persian army who captured spies and sentenced them to death. This general had the strange custom of giving condemned criminals a choice between going before a firing squad or walking through a big black door.

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What it means to live a life of integrity

A man went fishing one day without catching a single fish. So, he packed up his gear, went to the market, and picked out three fat fish to take home to his family…

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