Why-am-i-Single-
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Why Am I Still Single?

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I was sitting in church, listening to our pastor, when my eyes fell on the couple a few rows in front of me. They did something cute—maybe she leaned her head on his shoulder or he kissed her forehead—that caught my attention.
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Quitting my Job for Nepal

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I remember distinctly the speaker’s call that Sunday: give one year of your life to missions. It was during the “missions month” in my church.
How-A-Hot-Cup-of-Cocoa-Pointed-Me-to-God
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How A Hot Cup of Cocoa Pointed Me to God

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The morning breeze mercilessly blew above the walls and enveloped any brave soul standing in its path on a frigid, December morning at dawn’s break.
When-I-Dont-Have-Clarity-on-Gods-Will
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When I Don’t Have Clarity on God’s Will

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We weren’t clearly “called” to Africa. That I know. Though I’d longed to work overseas from the time my hair was in pigtails, my husband hadn’t felt it would best utilize the way he was made.
why-i-struggled-to-be-real-in-church
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Why I Struggled To be Real in Church

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Church is supposed to be the place we feel secure and accepted. But the reality is often different. Many of us struggle to be ourselves in the church because we fear being judged.
Why-Am-I-Afraid-of-Sharing-My-Faith
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Why Am I Afraid of Sharing My Faith?

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Have you ever been afraid of sharing your faith with others? I have. When I was in fourth grade, my family and I were the only Christians in our neighborhood.
Should-I-Stay-If-My-Church-Doesnt-Satisfy-Me
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Should I Stay If My Church Doesn't Satisfy Me?

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I belong to a small church which used to meet all of my preferences. But now, five years and many unforeseeable changes later, our numbers are dwindling.
Why-should-I-still-believe-in-God
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Why Should I Still Believe in God?

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I don’t see, hear, or feel God anymore. Why love God then? Why go to church then? Why believe then? Recently, a friend whom I had led to Christ seemed to have such thoughts. And they were the same thoughts that went through my mind about a decade ago.
How-God-Taught-Me-to-Give
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How God Taught Me to Give

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I am surrounded by giving people. Their tireless generosity is inspiring to me, and I want to emulate their giving spirit.