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"Researchers are ...investigating the role that religious belief ...plays in healing. In one study, heart-surgery patients who said they depended on God for strength and comfort were three times more likely to survive than those who didn't. Another showed that among elderly women recuperating from hip-replacement surgery, those with strong religious beliefs could walk significantly farther upon discharge than the non-believers."

"Think Yourself Well" by Martha Barnette
Good Housekeeping
November 1997

Speaking about the revival of slavery in Africa, Chuck Singleton, senior pastor of an 11,000-member congregation in the United States and founder of a Christian humanitarian organization, says, "It is an evil, an inhumanity, a crime against the spirit of man ....

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Straight talk on parenting
February 16, 1998

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