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Is Jesus our Significant Other?

Unlike many of my peers at college, I did not receive a purity ring* from my family or church when I was in high school. I know that if I had asked for one, I would have been given one
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I Lost My Virginity But Not My Faith

 I was an early bloomer in terms of romantic relationships, and started having long-term relationships since the age of 15. My first relationship was with a Christian. Both of us believed in God, but that didn’t automatically mean that our relationship was a healthy one.
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Don’t Fight Sexual Sins Alone

I am 20. I’m female and I used to struggle with masturbation. It all started when I was in my sophomore year of junior high. I was dating a friend from church who served as a musician in the worship ministry.
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Your Gay Neighbor is Closer than You Think

The year is 2002, and I’m in middle school. The girls seem freakishly tall and wear a lot of eyeshadow. The boys are mostly obsessed with video games. In youth group, they split us up sometimes.
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ODJ: Citizens of Heaven

My kids hold two passports—one from the United Kingdom, the country where we live, and one from America, the country of my birth. Although they’re growing up in London, they feel a pull towards America because of their relatives and friends there. But although they’re citizens of both countries, my husband and I remind them that their primary citizenship is of heaven.The apostle
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ODB: Blooming in the Right Spot

“A weed is any plant that grows where you don’t want it,” my father said, handing me the hoe. I wanted to leave the corn plant that had “volunteered” among the peas. But Dad, who had grown up on a farm, instructed me to pull it out. That lone cornstalk would do nothing but choke the peas and rob them of nutrients.Human beings aren’t plants—we have minds of
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ODJ: Citizens of Heaven

My kids hold two passports—one from the United Kingdom, the country where we live, and one from America, the country of my birth. Although they’re growing up in London, they feel a pull towards America because of their relatives and friends there. But although they’re citizens of both countries, my husband and I remind them that their primary citizenship is of heaven.The apostle

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