How you can impact the next generation

In a recent survey, the Joseph and Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics reported that 61 percent of the high school students and 32 percent of the college students polled admitted to having cheated on an exam during the past year.

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Recognizing your value in Christ

A churchgoer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday. The letter read as follows:

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You’re alive in Christ!

A young music minister had just been called to lead worship at his very first church.

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Recognizing your value in Christ

The greatest obstacle to being physically handicapped is often not the condition itself but the stigma society still associates with it.

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What’s in a name?

There’s a funny little scene in Disney’s movie, The Lion King, in which the young lion prince, Simba, …

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The most fruitful way to spend your time

Charles Francis Adams, the 19th century political figure and diplomat, kept a diary.

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Fostering inclusiveness in the Body of Christ

One Sunday morning in 1865, a black man entered a prominent and fashionable church in Richmond, Virginia.

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The importance of getting quiet each day

Studies show noise affects human behavior. In one experiment carried out by psychologists, a student leaving a library intentionally dropped an armload of books.

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Finding God’s favor through perseverance

Psychologist Martin Segilman of the University of Pennsylvania advised the MetLife insurance company to hire a special group of job applicants who, although they had failed a normal aptitude test, tested high on optimism.

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The redeeming freedom of Christ in your life

When A. J. Gordon was pastor of a church in Boston, he met a young boy in front of the sanctuary carrying a rusty cage in which several birds fluttered nervously.

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