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7 Things You Should Be Praying About (But Probably Aren’t)

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So what have you been praying about lately? The usual petitions…

How Do I Know If I'm Reading the Bible Correctly?

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When I was applying to colleges years ago, I remember waiting to get my acceptance letter. One day, I sorted through stacks of junk mail to find an envelope with a college logo at the top. I tore open the letter and read it carefully.

5 Ways to Deepen Your Relationship with God

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No relationship in our lives is more important than the one we have with our creator and purpose-giver. But just like any other relationship, we still go through ups and downs. How can we go about deepening our relationship with God? Here are a few quick ideas.

When I Thought the Bible Wasn't Enough

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Have you ever felt the need to cushion what the Bible says? Do you ever think that maybe if you rephrased some verses a certain way or glossed over a particular passage, your friends would find the gospel more acceptable? I found myself caught in this dilemma recently.

What To Do When the Bible Is Confusing

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When we ask questions about the Bible, we often learn more about God through those questions. But what do you do when you have a question, and the more you read about it, the less it makes sense?

What to Do When the Bible Seems Boring

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In November 2015, I decided that it would be a good idea to read through the Bible again. The last time I had done it was a number of years ago, and since then, I mostly hung out in the Gospels and the letters of Paul, venturing forth occasionally to Genesis and Proverbs.