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How Can a Criminal Get to Heaven?

On November 19, 2015, Jeremy Wilson was released from federal prison after serving six years for impersonating an Army officer, forging a judge’s signature, and stealing a car. By that time he had racked up convictions for fraud and forgery

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Kindness and Caring in Business

Business and industry has gotten a reputation in some quarters as being a heartless, soulless behemoth whose only interest is in racking up money and profits for the people at the top. But even if that reputation may be partially

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God Proposes, but Man Disposes . . . and God Re-Composes

In his 15th century devotional classic, The Imitation of Christ, Thomas à Kempis (1380–1471) famously wrote: Man proposes, but God disposes The general idea is that we humans can make whatever plans we want, but in the end, God is

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What does it Mean to Minister? Michael Sulsona’s Story

These days, when we hear the word “minister,” we’re likely to think of a preacher in a pulpit delivering a sermon to a church full of people. Or we may think of a top government official such as the Prime

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Posted in Current Events

Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw: When a Hero Says he’s Not a Hero

In our hero-worshipping culture, what happens when someone hailed as a hero rejects that label? On January 28 of this year, during the snow storm that paralyzed much of the U.S. South, Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw received a call that an

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Viktor Frankl on Meaning through Work

With over twelve million copies in print worldwide since it was originally published in 1959, Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor Frankl, has become a psychological and spiritual classic. In it, Frankl recounts his experiences during three years in Auschwitz

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Posted in Pain and Suffering, Science Philosophy and History, Spiritual Growth

Our Wish for You: Finding Happiness from Within

Our wish for you this Christmas is that you may find true happiness and joy. Happiness does not have to be dependent on your physical environment. Happiness can be yours whatever your external circumstances may be, as these pictures of

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What if people actually did what Jesus says to do?

There are a lot of “Christians” running around saying that in order to be a Christian, you have to believe this or you have to believe that. Now, don’t get me wrong. Beliefs are important. But let’s listen to how

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What Does Religion Have to Do with My Profession and My Daily Work?

What Business does Religion have with Business? Many people think that religion and business have nothing to do with each other, and that money is somehow anti-spiritual. But did you know that money is one of the most common subjects

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Doing Dishes

Though most of the material posted here will be new, I will also post some gems from my archives. With that in mind, here is a newly edited version of one of my more popular talks on daily living, which

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