Growing in the faith

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Conversations with God

Finding Peace When God Doesn't Answer Your Whys

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I was over the moon when I saw those two lines on the pregnancy test. However, during the first scan at about the eight-week mark, it was immediately obvious something was wrong.
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Are You Struggling? God Sees You

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Today I’m writing for those of you who identify with Thomas more than Peter. Who tend to uncover more questions than answers in your faith.
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Is Obeying God the Formula for Success?

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When I was on a mission trip a few years ago, God impressed upon me His love for Mongolia. So I left home and flew 5,000 kilometres to a new city.
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When God Isn't Who You Thought He Was

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Some years ago, my family went through quite an upheaval as we transitioned from one country to another. The transition unearthed in me something unsettling about my own understanding of who God is.
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Why Being Thankful Is More Than Good for You

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Recently, while doing research on the effects of gratitude in the workplace, I was reminded of the benefits of being thankful.
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Why Humility Isn't the Same as Putting Ourselves Down

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My friend gazed at me through FaceTime, a kind smile on her face. “I just want to let you know that I just counted you saying the word ‘stupid’ six times when talking about yourself.”
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3 Truths That Grounded Me Amid My "What Ifs"

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Many of us think that faith and fear cannot co-exist, as if a faithful Christian should not feel a tinge of fear. However, fear is often a fertile ground for faith to flourish.
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How God Helped Me Transition Out of My Ideal Job

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Five years ago, God helped me secure a new job within three weeks of being told of my redeployment. By God's grace, I'm still in that same job today. But the transition to the new job wasn't easy.
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3 Truths to Live By When Life Doesn't Go According to Plan

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As a natural optimist, I typically assume everything will work out fine. Except, sometimes it doesn’t.