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Soup kitchen prayers
Power of Prayer

At a Soup Kitchen, Prayer Goes Both Ways

For servers and the served, an act of transformation.

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Erie Canal
Motivational Stories

Happy 100th to the Erie Canal

An ancestor and “Father of Civil Engineering” inspires a can-do attitude.

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The power of "here I am" as prayer.
Power of Prayer

My Favorite Three-Word Prayer

When anyone in the Bible says, “Here I am,” something happens. 

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Helping a stranger get to the grocery store has a divine aspect.
People Helping People

Would You Help a Stranger?

Helping a disabled stranger get to the supermarket has a whiff of the divine.

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Finding Jesus in everyday moments.
Inspiring Stories

Looking for Signs of Jesus in Everyday Life

There are moments when God feels vividly present, in an unexpected note, an act of kindness or a beautiful sunset.

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Happy Bastille Day!

Happy Bastille Day!

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Listening to the Bible while jogging

Listening to the Bible on Your Phone

An intrepid jogger takes his morning prayer on the trails as he listens to scripture while running.

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Soup kitchen prayer.
Power of Prayer

My Soup Kitchen Prayer

Celebrating a God who made Himself a servant first

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3 misconceptions about prayer.
Pray Effectively

3 Misconceptions About Prayer

Wondering if your prayer habits are on the right track? Here’s some gentle guidance.

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When you desperately need a prayer
Answered Prayers

When You Desperately Need a Prayer

If you find yourself at a loss for words, here are some right out the Bible.

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