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What If Christianity Isn't Working for Me?

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Perhaps you might feel like we’ve been dealt a bad hand in life—you’ve gone through job losses, financial struggles, abuse, physical ailments, or even the loss of a loved one. Or maybe you’ve become too accustomed to the comforts of living in the 21st century, having every need met and every desire satisfied with just a click of a button. In both extremes, the cry of the heart can be surprisingly similar—"Why bother with God?”
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How to Beat That Languishing Feeling

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When 2020 ticked over into 2021, we were hopeful that the new year would be a better one. And for awhile, it did look promising. But alas, the bubble’s popped and the recent news about the outbreak of new COVID strains, worsening cases, and heightened restrictions have made us feel like we’re right back at square one. What can we do to keep ourselves going? Here are some tips to help us beat that languishing feeling.

How Rejection Redirected Me Towards God's Plan

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These rejections left me feeling really disappointed and upset. I had always been so sure about myself, and was confident that as long as I knew what I wanted to do, I could do it. But being rejected countless times made me doubt myself and my capabilities. I questioned everything I did and became insecure about my future.

Where Was God in My Job-Hunting Struggles?

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By the end of my second summer after college, I was still jobless and had moved back in with my parents—something I vowed I would never do.
God is merciful

Creation in the Hands of a Creative God

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Scripture records accounts of God using specific animals to carry out His purposes, from saving a disobedient preacher to reprimanding a sinful prophet. Such is the creativity of our God, who is able to use everything in His creation to further His redemptive plan and display His glory.

I Battle With Anxiety, But I'm Not Defeated

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I don’t know the exact timing, but some five years ago I began my long, draining battle with depression and anxiety disorders. The seasons since have fluctuated in ferocity and been riddled with counselor meetings, psychiatric appointments, medications, and even suicidal urges.

How Christianity Ruined My Life

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I had a very clear vision of what my life should look like. I was supposed to be married by now, for one. There was someone I had called the love of my life.

God is with us, always

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Title: God is with us, always God Artwork by: Elly Erb (@ellyerb) Description: Ever…

Where Is God In The Midst Of Heartbreak?

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I lay face down on my bed, soaking my pillow with tears. Crickets chirped and whirred, cloaked in the darkness outside my window. I drew the warm blanket over my head, wanting to keep the world out.