Growing in the faith

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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.
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After Years of Church-hopping, I Went Back

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When I first became a Christian, I didn’t like my home church very much. Even though it was a doctrinally correct church and I essentially grew up in it, I felt like I didn’t really fit in.

How to Bring Joy Back Into Our Everyday Life

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We often think a joyful life is one that’s filled with fun activities around the clock. Yet while life isn’t a series of happy events, there are things we can do to make life more joy-filled.
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2 Reasons Why Our Lives on Earth Matter Right Now

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With teary eyes and never-let-me-go hugs, my good friend sniffed and said her farewell as she packed her bags. “Come find me when you visit! But even if not, I will see you in heaven—with Jesus!” Though that sounded morbid at the time, her words struck a chord within me.
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In Praise of Sabbath: On Letting Go

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One summer, my family wrangled our carry-ons from Uganda onto a plane bound for six months stateside. I felt conflicted over this long break, as I tend to find my identity deeply in usefulness and purpose and work.
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When God Allowed My Deepest Fears to Happen

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Courage, dear child, was God’s silent whisper to me. I didn’t understand it then, but I held onto His promise that He is with me. Little did I know that my greatest fear was about to happen.
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5 Signs God is at Work in Your Life | YMI

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Whatever you may be going through, there’s no safer place to be than in the hands of God. He’s still working in your life, and He's holding the whole world—and yours—in His hands.