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3 Things to Focus on When You're Single

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Are you tired of questions about your relationship status? Or has a relationship you thought would last recently come to an end? Have you just spent the summer watching everyone else get married, and find yourself asking God, “Why am I still single?”

Does What I Believe in Really Make A Difference?

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A few years back, I was leading a group of students through weekly Bible studies, when one of the girls openly asked, “Do you guys really believe what we are reading? And if so, does it truly make a visible difference in our lives?“

God Is Fair Even When Your Workplace Isn't

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Sometimes I feel like I’m a failure, unworthy to accept His grace. Yet, God doesn’t keep my “failures” in His check-and-balance book. Instead, as Max Lucado puts it in his book, Come Thirsty, God beckons me to come “drink deeper in grace.”

Can A Christian Be Both Loving and Critical?

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The songs at church this Sunday were alright. Only one minor theological blunder that I counted. The person on stage who read today’s passage managed to pronounce all the words correctly.

How Moving Abroad Helped Me Re-think Missions

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When I first moved to Israel for work, the busyness of adjusting to life in a foreign land helped keep my mind occupied. However, as I started to settle into daily life and got used to the place, loneliness and homesickness began to sink in.

3 Ways the Church Can Love the Disabled

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“This might reflect my bias, but why should we care about people with disabilities?” I was leading a Bible study on disability when someone unexpectedly asked me this. My heart sank.

3 Tips for Those Overwhelmed by Brokenness

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The room was loud and busy . . . packed with over 150 students gathered for bible school. I saw 150 individuals trying to fit in, desperate to be seen and heard. I saw brokenness, loneliness, and students not knowing what they’re worth.

4 Ways to Know It's Time to Move On to Marriage

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Our relationship was unusual from the very start. I came from Mexico, and Brian lived in the United States, but we ended up meeting in Hong Kong while working in ministry at the same church. Along with romantic interest in each other, our attraction sprung from a mutual pull towards missions.

3 Signs Your Emotions Are Ruling Your Life

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It took everything in me not to text back. I turned my phone off in vehement protest. I would not let my emotions get the best of me. I would not be that person who was reckless with their words.