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Transformational Truths To Chew On

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It could start off as a “control” thing. But at some point, it takes over and controls you instead (Prov 14:12). Your thoughts get clouded and you start believing all the hurtful and negative things you’ve heard yourself or others say.
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5 Lessons You Need (But Weren’t in Your Textbooks)

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It’s easy to think that good grades are all one needs to succeed in life, but we need more than just knowing that the area of a circle is π r², or F = M A. There are many things in our life that textbooks can’t teach us, so how do we navigate life in those instances?

Fasting Netflix for Lent: A Journey of Tasting God's Grace

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It then hit me that there’s a word to describe my behaviour: ADDICTION! Recognising this was definitely a wake-up call for me. From the outside, it still looked like I was functioning normally—I went to work, to church, and social gatherings. But although I was present physically, I had left my heart in Netflix . . .
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Why We Struggle To Pray

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We all know that God yearns to fellowship with us in prayer, but it can be a challenge to know what to pray for or to intentionally set aside time to pray. Whether it’s a sin stopping us from going to God or we’ve been too busy entertaining the distractions of life, let’s explore some hindrances that prevent us from going to God in prayer.

Even Better

The text message from my brother was terse: “Dad just passed away. Come to ward now.”

3 Promises to Help You Make It Through Today

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We’ve probably lost track of the number of times we’ve used the word “hope” in our conversations this year. And now that three quarters of the year has passed, we might be feeling hopeless about some of the statements we’ve made.

4 Lies to Combat When You Feel Lonely

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Loneliness can drag on over days and weeks, and easily lead to discouragement and dejection. During this time, the lies we’re tempted to believe about our loneliness can be especially crippling, oftentimes preventing us from reaching out and forming the connections we so deeply desire. Here are some lies we can watch out for:

To the Church, From Same-Sex Attracted Me

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I write this letter and share my experience anonymously because I honestly don’t know what the reactions will be. I worry that parents will cast dark looks at me and pull their kids away from me. I fear being hurt in the same way that many people have already hurt me: by insisting that same-sex attraction (SSA) was something I chose and I could definitely turn away from it if I tried hard enough.

What It's Like Struggling with Same-Sex Attraction as a Christian

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I profess faith in God, and I believe in the resurrected Christ and His redemptive power that can save us from our sins. I believe in grace that is freely given and salvation received only through faith. I am also same-sex attracted (SSA), and I want to share my experience in the hope that it may help Christians understand other believers like myself a little better.