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Worship—More Than Just A Spiritual Encounter

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Yet another routine—our alarms go off, and in our drowsy states, we set off on our weekly journey to church with our half-eaten breakfast and coffee in our travel mugs, slipping into the pews of the church as we walk past the friendly ushers and the lights dim.

Simple Ways to Love God With Your Mind

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As I settled into my new home and met my housemates, I quickly realized that as a committed evangelical Christian, I was in the minority. While I believed God was my source for everything, most of my housemates did not see the need for God as they deemed themselves “self-made successes”.

How Can We Date with No Regrets?

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Last night, our conversation centered around dating. I think he got a kick out of hearing me tell him how I tried to win over his mother. I reminded him, "You should be glad I won her over. If I didn't, we wouldn't be having this conversation right now."

5 Ways to Refocus Your Thought Life

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Do you find it hard to take control of your thought life? Are you often besieged with negative thoughts, or find yourself constantly battling fears? Here are five quick pointers that can help us refocus our thought lives:

Tired of Going Through the Motions?

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Christianity is meant to be brilliantly exciting. Jesus is meant to be the most dynamic person of all history, the powerful resurrected king, the most scintillating teacher. So why does your Christian life feel so ordinary?

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.

Dear Doubting Christian, God Is Not Afraid of Your Questions

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I am filled with grief when I see how Christians treat doubt and doubters. For whatever my words are worth, I want to offer a profound apology for any time you’ve been written off easily by Christians in your circle—maybe even made to feel as though you’re “not really one of us” because you struggle to believe what others claim comes so naturally to them.

How Do I Love God When I Can't Understand His Actions?

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How do I love God when I can’t understand His actions? This was a question I asked myself some years ago. I was in the middle of a crisis. I had to close down a church that I had planted. I felt like I had been obedient to God. Yet, I felt like I had failed.

Abandoned But Not Forgotten

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What if... someone didn’t care about you anymore? What if someone left you? Abandoned. I’ll be honest, I’ve struggled with this word. It’s a word that stands out boldly on one of my birth documents.