The Two Sides of Thanksgiving – CR CLASSIC

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What a Thanksgiving it’s been in 2020! While nothing seems to have gone to plan this holiday season, it has always been a genuine struggle for our Christian family around the world to be together. They have a lot to teach us about giving thanks in trying times. There’s no better Thanksgiving than this one to let them teach us. In this classic conversation between Cher and Norm Nelson, we re-introduce you to the Faithful in Baghdad, Iraq, who have learned that ‘gratefulness’ and ‘cheerfulness’ don’t always go hand-in-hand. They’ve had a tough row to hoe for some time now. But there’s no mistaking their passion, faith, and even joy in… Read More

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Solitude or Desperation? Pt. 2

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Philip Yancey has been the ‘go to guy’ on some of the toughest questions facing Christians in the modern world. Why? Because he’s been brave (or foolhardy) enough to take a crack at answering the tough questions in books like “Where is God When It Hurts?” or “Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud” and “Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?“ Perhaps because of his honesty and genuine compassion, Philip keeps getting invited time and again to comfort those at a loss, including Leaders of the Faith. And now, in a ‘Time of Covid’ he brings his gentle and courageous spirit right into the heart of the spiritual… Read More

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Solitude or Desperation? Pt. 1

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Philip Yancey has been the ‘go to guy’ on some of the toughest questions facing Christians in the modern world. Why? Because he’s been brave (or foolhardy) enough to take a crack at answering the tough questions in books like “Where is God When It Hurts?” or “Disappointment with God: Three Questions No One Asks Aloud” and “Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?“ Perhaps because of his honesty and genuine compassion, Philip keeps getting invited time and again to comfort those at a loss, including Leaders of the Faith. And now, in a ‘Time of Covid’ he brings his gentle and courageous spirit right into the heart of the spiritual… Read More

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