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A Quick Summary Of James 4:13-5:20

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In James' concluding words, we are reminded to align our purposes…
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5 Better Measures of Success

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We all crave for success, but how do we know when we’ve really “made it”?You might feel like you’re far from successful, or your life has been marked by disappointments, failures, and setbacks. But when God’s the one defining our success, we know that He has a different set of measures in mind. What really matters to God’s heart when it comes to success? Here are some suggestions.

Say Hello To The 'New You'

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We’re often on a journey to find the “new us”. We try new diets and workout routines, new clothing trends, and the latest skincare products, in hopes that they will lead us to the shiny “new us” we’ve envisioned.

Finding Fulfillment in the Daily Grind

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After another night with only a few hours of sleep, I am in front of my computer preparing for my day. I am in the basement. It’s dark and cold. I feel tired.

Purpose In The Words Of 5 Famous People

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What are we living for? What gets us out of bed every morning? Why do we do what we do?  Regardless of who we are or what we’ve accomplished in life, these are questions that we’ll probably ask ourselves at some point.

3 Reasons Why Christianity Is Really Good

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If I’m honest, the truth of Christianity has never been enough to get me excited about following Jesus. I can read a book that offers proof of the existence of God and still feel lost as to how that impacts my life today.

3 Ways to Live by Faith in the Midst of Opposition

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Let’s face it . . . being a Christian can be hard in the current climate of hostility—where Christians around the world face physical oppression and persecutions, and the Church is labelled “archaic” and “irrelevant” in its stand on modern issues. This hit home for me as a university student, when a professor whom I highly respected stopped mid-lecture, having seen me with a cross necklace, to call me out and attack me for my faith.

The Unexpected Places God Sends Us

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One of my church’s former pastors and later chaplain of the United States Senate, Dr. Richard Halverson, formed a beautiful benediction that started, “You go nowhere by accident. Wherever you go, God is sending you.” Recently, I’ve been reflecting on some events that are teaching me every circumstance and situation can be used by God for His purposes.

3 Questions to Ask When You're Job-Hunting

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I struggled a lot after graduation, asking God what I should do with my life. I could not find a job in the industry of my choice, so I took one I knew I wouldn’t stay at. Work was not the meaningful, passionate experience I had imagined it would be. Instead, it turned out to be mundane, filled with politics, office gossip, and sometimes, simply a survival game to get to the top. I started thinking about what I wanted to do in the long-term. How should I work for the Lord and find satisfaction in my toil for Him?