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How Art Has The Potential To Change The World
Joshua Becker
By Joshua Becker
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Good art enters the soul, appeals to the heart, and makes new ideas plausible.

I don’t remember the exact time and place I first heard the statement above, but I do remember my first experience with the transforming power of art.

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What’s the Danger in Categorizing People?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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More often than I prefer, I find myself in a conversation with somebody who thinks they know me.

Most recently, it was with a stranger who’d read a couple of my books. Passively, they began talking about the dangers of post-modernity and the emerging church. It was all I could do not to roll my eyes.

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Sunday Morning Sermon — Don’t Let Busyness Steal Life’s Beauty
Darrell Vesterfelt
By Darrell Vesterfelt
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Life is busy, and it is easy to lose sight of what really matters.

I have a hard time slowing down. There always seems to be a hundred different excuses to keep going, to push forward.

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A New Perspective Could Be Sitting In The Seat Next To You
Andrea Lucado
By Andrea Lucado
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What Interesting People in Your Life are You Ignoring?

I recently traveled to Israel and Turkey. I was away for two weeks and saw many famous things: the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the Mt. of Olives in Jerusalem, the Sea of Galilee, the Wailing Wall. But what I’ve thought about most since returning from the trip is not these sites, each incredible in their beauty and in their stories, but a conversation I had with the guy next me on the plane from New York to Jerusalem.

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How to Lead People Past Anger and Hate (New Study Suggests We Were Born With Prejudices)
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Paul Bloom, professor of Psychology at Yale University has been studying the moral life of babies for many years and has recently discovered that, perhaps, there is evidence children as young as six-months old have biases against certain people.

Who are they biased against? They’re biased against people who…

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Not “Letting Go” Could Be Damaging Your Relationships
Susan Isaacs
By Susan Isaacs
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I failed at Lent. The past few years I’ve observed Lent in various ways: going off social media, not judging my husband’s slovenly man cave, and tackling my biggest most besetting sin, the DWR: Driving While Righteous. It’s easy to get outraged on the LA highways; people drive like there’s no god to judge them. I take up the slack, waving a finger at people who are on their phones, or texting, or trying pass me in the emergency lane. But each Lent I’ve sensed God waving his finger at me: let it go.

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Why Your Weakness Gives You Strength
Mike Foster
By Mike Foster
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If it weren’t for Professor Xavier, the X-Men would be a bunch of dysfunctional deadbeats living in fear and isolation. It wasn’t until Professor X sought them out, looked each of them in the eye, and convinced them that the very characteristics they hated about themselves actually had the potential to save the world, that they began to step into their true identities as super-humans.

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Getting Famous Is Not How You Will Change The World
By Donald Miller
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Sunday Morning Sermon — A Child Shows Us The Evidence of God
By Darrell Vesterfelt
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This Is How I Overcome Fear
By Carlos Whittaker
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How To Handle A Bad Mood At Home
By Donald Miller
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