Relationships

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Boy and girl hands almost touching.

What I Wish My Younger Self Knew About Lust

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There’s one thing I need to warn you about. You’re going to struggle with lust, and I’m sad to say that a lot of it will stem from these three lies that you will—or already—believe about sex and intimacy.
A hand with two engagement rings

Where God Was When I Married Late

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I first became serious about my faith in Jesus in college. From then on, I knew what I wanted in a man—a Christian, but not just any Christian; I wanted a man whose commitment to the faith was “pastor level”.
A woman and a man do not look to each other

Red Flags You Should Never Ignore

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I was dating the “edgy Christian guy” who played guitar in the worship team and wore cool shoes. He also exhibited small but worrying behaviours at times, but I figured I would be able to fix them.
a shot of a female and male legs with bags

Does it Matter Who Makes the First Move?

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I was the one who made the first move by asking my then-boyfriend (now husband) out. We first met online and after an encouraging conversation, I initiated a coffee date.
church members are having gathering

Why Christian Community Matters

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Living overseas for the first time in my life was something I mostly experienced with wide-eyed wonder. But beneath the excitement, anxiety and fear kept bubbling up as I searched for a church and a Christian community I could call “home”.
Two women are holding hands and one is crying

Walking With a Friend Who’s Grieving a Divorce

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Genevieve’s voice poured through the phone to me. She’s going through court proceedings following a horrific divorce.
A woman is entering the church

Why I Started Going Back to Church

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“I just want to feel safe in a church environment again,” I said as a stranger beside me (who is now a good friend) squeezed my fingers. And to my horror, tears started leaking down my face. 
a popcorn and a cold drink

What Helped Me Navigate Singlehood in My Twenties

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I was single for most of my twenties, which I didn’t really mind at first. But when our peers started to get married one by one, my “single” status began to stick out like a sore thumb.
Two women are fighting

When Your Christian Family Is Always Fighting

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Even though my parents had supposedly dedicated our family to the Lord, sometimes it felt like we weren’t that different from non-Christian families; in fact, it seemed like we were worse off.