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When Race and Faith Collide: Woes of Dating Someone From a Different Race

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The door slammed. Right in my face. I have never had someone do that to me before; this was the stuff of Hollywood dramas, but this drama was only just beginning. That was the response I encountered when my father asked me point-blank if I was seeing Pravin*. It marked the start of a downward spiral in my relationship with my father, two years of what my father called the “dark night of his soul”.

The Fact about God’s Family

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God’s family is like no other. While can’t choose our earthly family, God chooses us to be a part of His family.

3 Things I Learned From Moving Abroad

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The day finally came for me to grab my bags and board the flight. I had been living with my grandparents and other relatives for more than 7 years, but it was now time to join my parents and undertake my university education in the new country they called home.

5 Lessons from A Family Feud

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Family disputes are common. In fact, I see them happening in my own family all too often, whether it is over minute or important matters.

When A Fellow Christian Annoys You

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Whenever relationships are involved, there’s always friction—even relationships in the church. One reason why we get annoyed by fellow Christians is simple: we have different ways of doing things.

What My Ideal Family Looks Like

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I had always wished that I was an Eurasian, so I would have nice…

ODB: Joining The Family

Maurice Griffin was adopted when he was 32 years old. He had lived with Lisa and Charles Godbold 20 years earlier as a foster child. Although Maurice was now a man living on his own, adoption had been what the family and he had always longed for. Once they were reunited and the adoption was official, Maurice commented, “This is probably the happiest moment in my life. . . . I’m happy to be hom