Devotional

A Philippians 2 spotlight on my arrogant heart

Relationships | What would happen if Christians did better at living out a call to humility?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/28/20, 03:55 pm

If you have a journalist for a friend, I am sorry. Or maybe it’s just me. My friends can’t enjoy a decent hang-out session with me without me fact-checking their statements, sharing my opinions on every relevant and irrelevant issue, and reminding them of all the dark and depressing issues that they’d rather not dwell on at that moment. Please have pity on my friends. 

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Blessed be the name

Religion | Learning from a rowing machine surprise
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/21/20, 04:20 pm

I think you’re reading my 1,000th WORLD column on this back page, so it’s time to reveal one trade secret in column-writing: Give readers a sense of security by being in the same place each issue, but give them a bit of insecurity by not necessarily signaling at the beginning how the column will end.

I mentioned last year how pathetic a hitter I was in Little League. I could mention that I was also poor in dodgeball, rope-climbing, or anything else that required agility or strength. But this column is not a search for sympathy.

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The One Thing

Religion | It’s not what the self-help gurus have been telling us
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 4/23/20, 04:06 pm

He appeared to have it all: youth, wealth, standing, pedigree. Sincere and pious, too: a credit to his nation. Still, he came looking and asking, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

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