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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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Religion is good for you—really?

The “really?” in the title is in recognition that religion doesn’t get good press at times—sometimes deservedly so. Think about the Crusades. Or Martin Luther—a...
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Why the Church?

I’m sure you’ve heard the statement: “I’m all about Jesus, but I’m not interested in church.” I’ve heard this many times and have even...
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Your Faith Will Make You Well . . . Slowly

Suffering is as much a part of the human experience as death and more so than taxes. As a physiotherapist, I see people every...
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The power of the peanut

George Washington Carver, also known as the man who found over 300 uses for the peanut, discovered his life's purpose in the dirt.
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Learning the language of faith

Learning a new language is hard work, but did you know that there’s a Helper available to you to learn the language of faith?
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Hope and courage in Middle-Earth

In a world of darkness, heroism often comes from the strangest places. JRR Tolkien infused his everyday heroes with faith, hope and determination in the face of insurmountable odds.
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The Ten Commandments

The book of Exodus is the second book in the Bible. It follows God’s servant Moses leading the Israelites out of slavery and through...
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“Elvis is making a comeback; he only has six feet to...

Forty-five years after his death and the world is still enamoured by Elvis Presley. With a film directed by Baz Luhrmann recently released about...
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The life and death of “The Dodger”

I didn’t like Christians and certainly not con artists. One day everything changed with a flyer in my mailbox . . .
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Together at last

Fundamental to the human experience is the fact that we love being around other people. In the same way we desire company and togetherness, God does as well.
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Just act natural

What will be the result if we “just act natural”? It could be argued that terrorists, prostitutes, thieves and liars also act according to human nature.
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Growing Up With Faith: Child Abuse or Precious Gift?

While Richard Dawkins equates teaching children religious beliefs with child abuse, there are positive benefits for children who are taught faith practices.