Church

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I Was About to Quit My Church Job, But God Showed Up

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I started working in a local church two years ago. Working in church wasn’t new to me, as I had worked in my home church before.
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I Left the Church, Hurt—and Came Back Again

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When I left the church that I had been a part of for 20 years, I was broken, angry, and disillusioned. I felt deeply betrayed by the church I had poured so much of myself into.
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5 Ways We Can Work Towards Unity in The Church

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On the shores of Lake Tekapo stands a picturesque old stone church that often features on New Zealand postcards. The 100-year-old Church of the Good Shepherd was built using nearby stones, all rough and uncut, held together with mortar to make up a truly beautiful church building.
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3 Truths from Jesus on Brokenness and Loss

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We are called to shine the light of Christ, but bringing light and hope has never been more difficult, as we face societal rage at institutions along with a deep sense of displacement and loss.
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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.
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Why We Feel Uncomfortable Around Disabled People

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I once talked to a mother whose child had autism, and she told me of a heart-breaking experience. The mum had brought her child to Sunday school, but the child’s behaviour had upset the other mums whose kids were in the same class.
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5 Ways The Church Is Changing and How We Can Adapt

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Two years into the global pandemic, it has become clear that the church will not be returning to what it once was—a gathering primarily based in a physical location. “That church” has “left the building”.
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It's Time to Talk About Racism in the Church

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“There’s an African church in another part of town. Perhaps that would be better for your husband.” That was what a lady said to me one Sunday as l was chatting with someone in the church courtyard before the morning service.
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How I Got into Ushering as An Introvert

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Earlier this year, I signed up for something I didn’t think I would normally do—ushering. Being an introvert, I felt nervous at the thought of approaching fellow members to greet them.