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What Makes a Hero?

Senator John McCain returned to the Senate yesterday to cast a crucial vote in the on-going process to try to improve our nation’s failing health care system. This was McCain’s first appearance in the Senate since his recent surgery and … Continue reading

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Sacrificial Bam

Bam Adebayo played close to the basket the one year he spent with the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team. He did not attempt a single shot from 3-point range. However, in his workouts leading up to tonight’s NBA … Continue reading

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That’s Commitment!

Actors and actresses will sometimes go to extreme measures to prepare for an upcoming role. Some have either gained or lost a tremendous amount of weight, putting their health at risk in the process. Others have learned a new language, … Continue reading

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No Turning Back

William Borden was an heir to the Borden dairy fortune. However, he chose to give up the pleasures of his position in order to go into full time Christian service. Upon graduation from high school in the early 1900s, William … Continue reading

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Incremental Sacrifice

Fred Craddock once spoke to a group of ministers about an observation he had made about the subject of sacrifice. Here is what he said: “To give my life for Christ appears glorious. To pour myself out for others…to pay … Continue reading

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Willing Sacrifice

Henry “Bill” Warner and John Middaugh bonded together when they served in a war zone during the Vietnam War. They learned to count on each other, and after the war they continued to stay in touch. Warner and Middaugh, both … Continue reading

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Sacrifice for Freedom

Veterans’ Day is a time to remember those who have served, and are currently serving, in the military. It is a time to honor those who were willing to sacrifice everything in order for us to gain and to maintain … Continue reading

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Greed vs. Sacrifice

It’s remarkable how much attention Jesus gives to the subject of finances. His teachings are full of advice about how to use the money that God allows us to acquire. He points out that our attitude toward material things is … Continue reading

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Love to Die For

A grandmother in China is being praised for the sacrificial love she displayed for her granddaughter. Torrential rains caused a landslide in the Sichuan province. As the building the two were in was being crushed, Pan Guofen used her body … Continue reading

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Protection from the Storm

On Friday, May 31, 2013, Tim Samaras, his son Paul and their co-worker Carl Young were killed in a tornado in Oklahoma. They were storm chasers, trying to get as close to the tornado as they could in order to … Continue reading

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