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Here’s the story of Jonah and the Whale as told by a very articulate little cutie.  From this second grader’s perspective, Ninevah’s sin was they didn’t care about each other. Or that Jonah didn’t want to go because everybody would laugh […]

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OK, this is just silly. But it’s kinda cool knowing that God apparently gave penguins the ability to giggle.

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We’ve all watched in awe as an NFL placekicker attempts a 52-yard field goal to win the Super Bowl or a basketball defender desperately hurls the ball the length of the court to win the game. Well, here is a 270-foot goal kicked in […]

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The U.S. Constitution does not forbid the President from declaring a National Day of Prayer. That’s the ruling of the 7th U.S. Court of Appeals, located in Chicago, overturning a lower court’s ruling that found the event unconstitutional. Furthermore, the court seemed […]

The U.S. Postal Service thought it had a great new stamp. The Las Vegas is thrilled. A new First Class stamp just released doesn’t feature the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor. Instead, it pictures a fiberglass replica out in front […]

This stirring video illustrates a very important point. Our words count. Watch this powerful animation about where our words take us.

A daily habit of reading God’s Word has been compared to a journey of inhaling the very breath of God. But how can you get in such a great habit? Having friends who will also commit to reading the Bible […]

Does Russia have the centurion’s spear that pierced our Savior’s body on the Cross? Could the Roman lance have survived? Yes, say those who tell a tale that would make a good Indiana Jones plot. The relic said to be the centurion’s spear was highly sought […]

Kitty Werthmann survived Hitler. “What I am about to tell you is something you’ve probably never heard or read in history books,” she likes to tell audiences. “I am a witness to history.  “I cannot tell you that Hitler took […]

It had to be a rumor. On the Internet, there were reports that Easter eggs are now banned in Seattle schools. Well, it turns out that a 16-year-old high school student identified only as “Jessica” told a Seattle radio talk-show host of […]

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