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Superbowl Culture Shock

Since leaving for China over 8 years ago, I occasionally experience some culture shock when I come back to the United States. A couple hours ago I felt so fortunate…

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Coach Lindsay’s Power Secret for Success in Tennis and in Life!

Roger Federer, courtesy of Wikipedia. Tonight I’ll confess to having watched some television (while diligently working on a crucial project, of course–hardly noticed the TV for at least some of…

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Jimmer Fredette, the “Lonely Master,” Might Be Doing Better and Doing More in China than the Deseret News Thinks

Salt Lake City’s Deseret News recently published a thoughtful, nicely written, but rather downbeat article about China’s most popular basketball player, Jimmer Fredette, the star who once stunned US crowds…

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For the Glory, the Biography of Eric Liddell: Why a Gold Medalist Gave Up Everything for God and China

You may have seen the highly acclaimed movie Chariots of Fire about the 1924 Olympics victory of Eric Liddell (rhymes with “riddle”), the Scottish runner and devout Christian who was…

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More Than Just a Faith Promoting Sports Rumor: Jimmer in Shanghai

When you attend church services in the Shanghai branches, you never know who you’ll meet. Recently some of us have had the privilege of receiving the sacrament from a tall,…

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