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Kayla Mueller's beautiful letter to her family while being held by ISIS is an eloquent testament of faith in the midst of adversity that continues to inspire after her death.

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Staff at three universities across the United States - Emory University in Georgia, North Park University in Chicago, and Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, near Atlanta, outlined how they’ve revamped their library facilities and adopted digital technology to remain competitive in an increasingly digital world.

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Is the mom-and-pop church becoming obsolete? Just as one-stop shopping behemoths such as Walmart and Amazon are fulfilling the retail needs of America’s consumers, larger churches are increasingly meeting the spiritual needs of America’s faithful.

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Knowing that many of our visitors are in the midst of Advent and Christmas season worship planning, we searched our affiliate group sites for great resources and articles to help stimulate creative thinking and generate fresh Advent and Christmas worship ideas.

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