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An Easter Story Worth Remembering

You've probably seen Santa Claus; but have you ever seen the Easter Bunny? As a small child, I enjoyed visiting Santa at a local department store at Christmastime. My parents would take me downtown to the jolly bearded man in the red suit. I felt comfortable climbing into his lap, telling him my wish list and receiving a gift along with his encouraging... >Full Story

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Sexual Abuse Victor Offers Hope for Victims

It hits you in the gut: Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State football coach, a convicted child molester. For Josh McDowell, it brings back agonizing memories. He knows how Sandusky’s victims must feel.  “You never get over it,” says the now septuagenarian. A male housekeeper sexually molested Josh from ages six to thirteen.  At age nine,...... >Read More



Jesus' Resurrection: Fact or Fiction?

At Easter, some might wonder what all the fuss is about. Who cares? What difference does it make if Jesus rose from the dead? It makes all the difference in the world. If Christ did not rise, then thousands of believers have died as martyrs for a hoax. If he did rise, then he is still alive and can offer peace... >Read More



Coping with Loneliness at Christmas

[caption id="attachment_60844" align="alignleft" width="290"] Whether you need prayer, or just someone to talk to to, our mentors are here for you.[/caption] 'Tis the season to be … gloomy? Feeling low this Christmas season?  You’re not alone.  Amid cheery songs, festive parties, gifts and good wishes, many lonely people are...... >Read More



Can God & Politics Mix?

Can God and politics mix?  Is blending them a recipe for suppressing freedoms, grabbing votes, or promoting the public good? God-talk has become popular among US politicians. Leaders contemplating faith-in-action would do well to look back two centuries to William Wilberforce, the famous British parliamentarian who led a grueling but bipartisan...... >Read More



Lessons in Decision-Making

Forty years after his tragic death, President John F. Kennedy continues to fascinate. A new JFK biography hit the bestseller lists. His relatives -- America's royalty to some -- are frequent newsmakers.  An intriguing facet of his legacy involves his decision-making procedures. Some brought great success, others colossal failure. In 1961, after...... >Read More



Faith & Practice

"Stop right there!" the elderly patient exclaimed. "I know God hates bastards!" The Christian medical student who was trying to communicate his faith for the first time was a bit flustered. He had just told the patient that God loved her, but his training hadn't taught him how to deal with this objection. Conceived during a... >Read More



Advocacy Apologetics: Finding Common Ground

As you examine your life, can you think of any lessons you wish you had learned earlier than you did? I’m really glad I learned this lesson very early in my career as a Christian communicator. It’s made a world of difference. God has graciously sent me presenting Christ and biblical truth on six continents before university students and...... >Read More


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