Faith

Friends

Make New Friends, Keep the Old—Especially in Church

What's the secret ingredient in religion that makes people happier?

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True Stories of Answered Prayer

Answered Prayer on "CSI: Miami"

This may be an unexpected place to find answered prayer, but I'm not surprised a bit...

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Prayer

A Painter’s Guide to Prayer

When you’re not sure what the right thing to pray for is, when your family feels very far away, there’s still something to focus on.

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Books

My Top Ten Devotional Books, Part 4

Want more devotional book suggestions?

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Stories of Faith

He Who Sings Prays Twice

When I need to tap into the power of prayer at hand, when I’m looking for some spiritual transformation, singing seems just right.

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Stories of Faith

Faith and Hope Bring Healing

Some say that those who hold a strong faith do not fare any better than the rest of the world...

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Books

My Top Ten Devotional Books, Part 3

Continuing our series, here are two more of my top ten devotional favorites.

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Stories of Faith

Pray When You Hear a Siren

“There’s a fire!” Not more than twenty feet away, flames were spewing out the window of the apartment building next door, shattering glass with heat.

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Books

My Top Ten Devotional Books, Part 2

It’s been a while since I’ve written in this space, but I’d like to get back to the subject of devotional reading, and present the next two entries in my top ten list.

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Stories of Faith

Walking Away from Church and the Loss of Faith

Those who can show the younger generation that faith primarily is message-driven rather than issue-driven will find followers.

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