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How God Encouraged Me When Dating Didn't Work Out

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We had known each other for a long time in church. He had a heart for God, people, and missions, and was fun to be around. Our friends also said that we had good chemistry, so I made the effort to spend more time with him.
A group of teenagers walking

3 Things I'm Learning from Journeying with Younger Christians

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I heard them as soon as the lift doors opened. The raucous chatter of teenage girls, occasionally punctuated by the tone-deaf squeals of a rubber chicken toy they had stumbled on in the church’s kindergarten and now took delight in playing with. 
Silhouette of man looking up with courage overlaid with prison.

Learning Courage in the Face of Suffering

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This ANZAC Day, I reflect on a story that’s woven into my own family’s history. Like all families, we too carry history of personal stories and experiences of those harrowing times.
A man is slowly sipping his tea and ask God to wait for him to finish.

6 Signs We're Settling in Our Relationship with God

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We often tell ourselves and each other not to “settle” when it comes to our relationships, career, or the things we want in life. But what about when it comes to our relationship with God? Is that where we’ve decided that where we’re at now is “good enough”? 
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.
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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.
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2 Small Things I Do When I Struggle to be Faithful

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If you love to-do lists, you’d enjoy creating goals for the day and ticking off every task you accomplish. When it comes to our spiritual walk, however, it's tricky to measure progress with a to-do app or list.
A doggie is helping a woman to carry her bag

3 Faulty Thoughts that Make it Hard to Ask for Help

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Perhaps you’re a pro when it comes to helping others. Yet there have been times when you have needed help, but you can’t bring yourself to ask because you don’t want to impose.