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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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4 Myths We Hold Onto in Our Everyday Relationships

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Whether it’s “family comes first”, or “a friend in need is a friend indeed”, there are certain relationship myths we all hold onto that significantly shape the way we relate to others—how we treat them, how much time and effort we give to them, what we expect of them. 

How Two Friends Got a Church to Host a Gaming Party

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Once every three months, Mitcham Baptist Church, in Melbourne, Australia, hosts a service of a different kind—a LAN party.
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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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Can Guys And Girls Really Just Be Friends?

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In this modern day and age of mixed signals between members of the opposite sex, how can we cultivate healthy intergender friendship?
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What I Have Learned About Friendships From Church

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My friends once lamented to me how hard it was to form new friendships once we hit a certain age. Having spent a large part of my life moving towns and countries, I know too well the pain of having to start all over again and make new friends.
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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.