Encouragement

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Illustration of someone being counselled

“R U OK?”: 5 Reasons Why It’s Hard For Us to Say We Aren’t

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Every part of our wellbeing–including our mental health–matters greatly to God. So let’s break down the barriers that often stand in the way of us seeking help, and ask God to give us the humility and faith to bring our struggles before Him.
brokenness

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.

The Power of the Spoken Word

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How can we recognise whether we've been using our speech to build up and not tear down?
A woman is reading book on her bed

I Lost My Hearing, But I Still Heard God’s Grace and Love

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The year I turned 24, I became virtually deaf. I was talking to my family one night when I realised that I could only pick out two or three words in a sentence. The doctors diagnosed me with sensorineural hearing loss.
A girl sits on the bench and look at the morning sun

I Was Healed of an Incurable Disease

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In 2018, I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The doctor told me that there was no cure. Knowing that I had to live with this for the rest of my life became a burden.
A man trying to share the gospel to his friend

5 Truths For When You’re Afraid of Sharing the Gospel

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Sharing our faith often feels scary. Whilst many of us would love to be the kind of Christian who introduces other people to Jesus, we can sometimes get stuck in a vicious cycle.
A girl is writing her plan for 2022 in a daily

6 Simple Commitments to Make in 2022

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New Year’s resolutions. Some people make them, some people don’t. A few of us keep them, many of us break them by the end of the first week of January. Ah, such is life. Or is it?
A mum is busy with her own work and the children behind is making noise

The Day I Broke Down as a Parent—and Found Rest in Jesus

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I was a complete mess. The husband was yet at another meeting, so I was stuck with two young children and a baby at witching hour. When my son accidentally tipped his entire bowl of rice all over the floor—I completely lost it.

Truths that Redefine 5 Everyday Cards

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Thanks to Covid-19 this year, job losses and pay cuts hung like heavy clouds over some of our heads as we worried over our finances.