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Handling Transitions

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It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when our transitions threaten the peace that Jesus has freely given us. Here are some helpful tips to help you navigate life’s hurdles and to meet with God in the midst of them.

Inspiring Words that Point Us to Jesus

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Title: Inspiring Words that Point Us to Jesus Artwork by: @ofsoulandmelody Description: Getting…

Among Us: 3 Insights for Our Walk with God

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In my recent chats with my friends, new phrases like “That’s sus.” or “You imposter!” have infiltrated our conversations. These are usually met with a knowing grin and a tongue-in-cheek response like “Yeah! Sus!” before laughter ensues among us.

How a Month with God Changed My Life

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In August, I felt like God told me to take the month of September as a Sabbath—a time to stop and rest. I felt called to stop working, stop my planning, and to spend some quality, uninterrupted time with God.

ASK YMI: How Can I Be Happy in Heaven If My Loved Ones Aren't There?

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How can we be happy knowing that our loved ones are suffering? We struggle with guilt and ask ourselves: Have I not been earnest enough in sharing the gospel with them? Is it because I haven’t been praying for them consistently? Could I have been a better testimony at home?

Meeting God in Little Moments

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About two years ago, I found myself often anxious, sad, and worried about many things. I prayed and asked God to draw me closer to Him, so that I could find peace and joy in my heart again. As I began to recognize His presence with me, my perspective shifted.
The Rejected & the Redeemer

The Rejected and the Redeemer

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When we look at Jesus’ life, we see that he had many radical interactions with people who were marginalized—those who had fallen to the fringes of society because of sin, shame, judgment, or even physical defect and sickness. 

ASK YMI: Should Christians Rethink the Way We Engage the LGBTQI Community?

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A few years ago, I received a phone call from a reporter who was writing a piece for the Atlantic magazine. He wanted to interview me about the Christian view of gay marriage. The reporter was well informed about Christian theology, and probably expected a certain kind of response from me.  Christians often come across as judgmental on such issues, so I wanted to be clear about the most important truth right upfront. What I said surprised him.

ASK YMI: Why Bother Saving the Earth if There'll Be A New Heaven and Earth One Day?

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First of all, we must recognize that though this creation has been irretrievably ruined by sin, it is nonetheless part of His common grace to all humanity—a good gift from God to us. So to be wilfully ignorant of this planet’s plight, or to continue to wreck it for the sake of greed then, is to foolishly vandalize the means which God has given to sustain life, which makes us a poor steward of the temporal resources that have been entrusted to us.