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How to Be Childlike Before God

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The other night after small group, I experienced the cutest thing: The daughter of one of our members, who reminds me of a blonde, blue-eyed version of Boo from Monsters Inc. “Boo” was delightful, adorably undignified, openly affectionate. I’ve been thinking about how God wants—no, actually, requires that we somehow go to Him like her.
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How Do We Fix Our Eyes on Jesus When We Can't See Him?

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American life coach Martha Beck describes life this way, “Your life follows your attention. Wherever you look, you end up going.” This is not unlike how we direct our spiritual gaze. However, how do we constantly look to Jesus, whom we cannot see?
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Embracing My New Season of Serving "Less"

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When I settled into a new church and took on significantly fewer commitments, my husband summed up my new season with these reassuring words: “You can rest now, Sarah.”  But some days I still find myself unsettled, having given up more than I'd anticipated.
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What God Showed Me When I Was Burnt Out

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The space began to close in on me. My ears received nothing but noises. My breath became shorter. That was the first time I experienced a panic attack during a work meeting.
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When a Friend Falls Away from Faith

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My friend had lost his close friend months ago, and he's been angry with God ever since.  I tried to comfort him and steer him back to God. But he was in no state to listen.
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How God Prepared Me for Rejection

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I was writing a report at work when I saw the email notification: "...we are regrettably unable to offer you a place in our entering class..."  A hundred emotions rushed through me as I read the rejection letter from my dream school.
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Be Patient with Your Slow Spiritual Growth

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I recently talked with my mentor about how frustratingly slow my sanctification can be. Even when I know in my head that something is true, it doesn’t always shape my heart or steer my hands.
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Fear Is Real, So Is God

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What does it mean for us to have fearless faith as Christians?
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How Will You Spend Your Last Day On Earth?

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You’ve worked very hard to build a good life for yourself–a stable career with good progression, a house with all your creature comforts, a family that’s your pride and joy. And then one day, you find out that you only have 24 hours left to live!