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The Satisfaction Survey 1 Corinthians 1:1-9

The Satisfaction Survey

The church -- a work in progress

At a Glance

Despite a recent rise in positive reviews, airlines still rank near the very bottom in customer satisfaction. Sure, flying can be a pain, but is all the whining warranted? After all, when you think about it, we're flying through air and that's way better than walking ....

Editor's Pick

For material based on today's gospel text, see "What Are You Looking For?," January 14, 1996, at

It's easy to take incredible things for granted.

Yes, when something fantastic and truly stunning first emerges onto the scene, everyone is smitten. But soon, that which is extraordinary becomes that which is expected. Somewhere along the line we pick our jaws up off the floor and we begin to notice limitations, flaws and missed opportunities. We begin to see this modern marvel -- be it a car that can park itself, a phone that can navigate us to the mall or a genetically modified, hypoallergenic dog -- as mundane, and as having room for improvement.

Take flying for...

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