Humility

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How to Be Childlike Before God

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The other night after small group, I experienced the cutest thing: The daughter of one of our members, who reminds me of a blonde, blue-eyed version of Boo from Monsters Inc. “Boo” was delightful, adorably undignified, openly affectionate. I’ve been thinking about how God wants—no, actually, requires that we somehow go to Him like her.
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5 Signs of Godly Wisdom

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What does it mean to be wise in God’s eyes? Thinking about godly wisdom means we have to consider the kind of worldly wisdom we receive and how it shapes our actions.
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How to Receive Correction Even When It Hurts

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I don’t like it when people correct me. Maybe because I’m like every other person before me, convinced that I know what I’m doing and don’t really need anyone else’s input.
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Why I Need People Who Aren’t My Fans

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One of the things I (mostly) love and occasionally find annoying about my husband: He is a relentless truth-teller. At times he thinks I want to be reminded of scriptural principles (Which I do, I do! But not when I am sinning!).
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Beating Yourself Up? Try This Instead

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“You’re not good enough.” “Why can’t you do better?” “You never do it right.” These are some of the things I have said to myself over the years.
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Why Humility Isn't the Same as Putting Ourselves Down

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My friend gazed at me through FaceTime, a kind smile on her face. “I just want to let you know that I just counted you saying the word ‘stupid’ six times when talking about yourself.”
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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.
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Reaching Out to the Family Member Who’s Left the Faith

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Do you think it’s easier to share Christ to someone in your own family or to a stranger? I’ve encountered many Christians who find it difficult to talk to their family and relatives about Jesus; some would say that it feels easier to hand out gospel tracts to strangers.
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3 Ways Knowing God's Hope Shapes Our Daily Lives

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A hope and a wish are two very different things. And yet, I catch myself using the two words interchangeably: “How I wish the pandemic would end”, “I hope the vaccines work so there won’t be another lockdown.”