The impact you can make by encouraging others

Years ago during the world lightweight boxing championship match, a Scotsman was fighting against a man from the United States who was six years younger.

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How are you investing yourself?

The famous economist Arthur Brooks wrote a book a number of years ago called Who Really Cares, in which he analyzed the demographics of America’s most generous people.

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How you can be fulfilled in every way

Boris Becker, the famous tennis star, was at the very top of the tennis world. Yet despite all of his success, he was on the brink of suicide.

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Serving God in the big and small

Woodrow Wilson was on his whistle-stop train tour of the U.S. when he was President of the United States. The train stopped in Billings, Montana.

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How to stay calm in the midst of stress

A story is told about a little league coach who pulled one of his young players aside and asked him, “Do you understand what cooperation is?” The boy nodded yes.

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How to live out your faith in front of others

To curtail petty theft, Soviet authorities put up guards around the factories to search the workers when they left. At one timber works in Leningrad, the guard knew the workers in the factory very well.

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The one who gave it all

Shel Silverstein is known for his children’s stories that often carry a deep meaning for people of all ages. One of his more popular stories was a poem called The Giving Tree, about a tree who loves a little boy and finds purpose in making the boy happy.

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Why you need biblical community

A severe rash prompted a man from a rural area to come to town to be examined by a local doctor. After the usual history-taking followed by a series of tests, the physician advised the patient that he would have to get rid of the dog that was evidently causing the allergic reaction.

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How to be one in Christ

In 1986, remnants of a hurricane dumped more than two feet of water in parts of Oklahoma, causing the Arkansas River to flood and devastating large parts of the city of the Tulsa area.

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How to live with a heavenly perspective

Former Senator Dwight W. Morrow was on a train to New York City when the conductor walked by and said, “Excuse me, Mr. Senator, may I see your ticket please?”

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