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The Amazing Story of India’s Unlikely Hero

Stories sometimes inspire—sometimes instruct. But, the stories that stick with you are the ones that amaze. You won’t easily forget this true story of the “Father of Modern Missions.” Willie was a stuttering plodder.  The only job he could manage to get was as a shoemaker’s apprentice.  The only girl who would marry him was

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Why Busyness is Not Next to Godliness

“Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possibly be silly or trivial or meaningless if you are so busy, completely booked, in demand every hour of the day.” – The ‘Busy’ Trap by Tim Kreider, The New York Times Busyness as a hedge against emptiness. That is

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The Difference between Literal and Dynamic Translations of the Bible

How do I know which Bible versions are literal translations from the original text and which are paraphrased or based off a translation already in print—just updated? Different Bibles are produced with different objectives in mind. Generally speaking, for English Bibles, there are two dominant translation methodologies: formal-equivalence and dynamic-equivalence. In formal-equivalence translations, translators attempt

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Tyndale Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Dr. Taylor’s Birthday

The following tribute was written in part by Mark D. Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Tyndale House Publishers and son of Tyndale founders Dr. Kenneth and Mrs. Margaret Taylor. Each year we celebrate Founder’s Day during the week of Ken Taylor’s birthday. Last Monday, May 8, was the 100th anniversary of Dr. Taylor’s birth. We

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Why Live Life Unplugged?

One of the true joys of a day (or even a few hours) at the beach is the freedom to unplug. No phones, no pagers, no tablets or computers. Yes, we all appreciate the speed and convenience of modern communication, but sometimes we must say, “Enough already!” to all the buzzes and beeps, dings and

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