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Foundations, faith, and fast food

By Jamie Shafer    According to their website , in 2010 the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain sold more than 282 million Chick-fil-A sandwiches. That’s 537 sandwiches a minute or almost nine sandwiches per second. Laid end-to-end, that is more than 22,253 miles of chicken sandwiches. Founder S. Truett Cathy has overseen the company’s growth to more […]

An unlikely hero

Christians and Culture by Dr. Tim Woodroof Recently, I went shopping for some clothes to wear on an upcoming trip to Thailand. I am speaking at the Asian Mission Forum in Chiang Mai and needed something appropriate and cool (the temperature “cool” rather than the fashion “cool”). The woman presiding over the men’s department was […]

An Ever-Present Help in Trouble

by TR Robertson God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad […]


Are You Leaning on a Spider’s Web?

by Janeen Lewis “Today’s young woman knows she controls her own destiny.” The words blared from the television set during a recent morning news show synopsis about women who had just graduated from college. I couldn’t help thinking to myself that “today’s young woman” was in for a shock. It’s been 16 years since I […]