The power of a forgiving heart

In the early days of his presidency, Calvin Coolidge awoke one morning to find his hotel room was being robbed by a cat burglar going through his coat pockets.

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Building an unshakable faith in your God

The famous philosopher Bertrand Russell was born into a Christian home and was taught to believe in God.

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Where you can find your ultimate value

In 1975, six armed gunmen broke into a London bank where they went straight for the safety deposit boxes.

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How you can avoid a secretly sinful life

Every year in Basel, Switzerland, the churchgoing townspeople have a festival in which they all don masks and go through the city doing things they would never do under normal circumstances.

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Prioritizing the eternal over the earthly

Some of the earliest missionaries to the Marshall Islands received their mail only once a year when the boats made their rounds of the South Pacific.

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Trusting God’s work in the storms of life

A story is told of a young boy in China who wanted to learn about precious stones. So he went to study with an old teacher…

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How your joy can show others the way

Cyprian of Carthage, one of the early leaders of Christianity in the third century, had just become a believer in Jesus Christ.

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The power of sharing your joy with others

Several years ago, an outdoor conference was held for a particular Christian denomination that discouraged expressions of joy in worship, like saying “Amen” or “Hallelujah.”

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Getting past the problem of prejudice

A school teacher named Dodie Gadient once decided to travel across America alone and see the sights she had taught her students about for 13 years…

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Trusting God’s power in your pain

A young boy was traveling on an airplane to visit his grandparents one day, and he happened to be sitting beside a seminary professor…

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