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The Best Is Yet to Come

The Best Is Yet to Come

So often, we lack imagination for what’s to come, writes Christy Britton. We’re blinded by the reality of our present circumstances. But as Christians, we’re called to a better vision.

DIY Discipleship?

DIY Discipleship?

There’s never been a better time to be a Do-It-Yourselfer than right now, says Mike Phay. The DIY spirit is everywhere, even in the church. But is DIY discipleship possible?

Three Temptations to Bail On Church—and One Big Reason Not To

Three Temptations to Bail On Church—and One Big Reason Not To

Stephen R. Morefield has seen churches hurting Christians and Christians hurting the church. How do we deal with these disappointing realities? Should we stay or go?

How Holy Noticing Improves Relationships

How Holy Noticing Improves Relationships

A part of our brain activates when we’re thinking about ourselves or what others think of us. When that happens, we aren’t truly present for others. But holy noticing can help.

Struggling to Fit Church on Your Plate?

Struggling to Fit Church on Your Plate?

With too much to do and too little time and energy to do it, life’s plate fills up quickly. Christ-followers are tempted to see “church” as just another option in the buffet of life. But there’s a problem with viewing church this way.

Learning from Paul’s Spiritual Shoutouts

Learning from Paul’s Spiritual Shoutouts

The most glossed-over sections of Paul’s epistles are the endings. But if we listen carefully, they contain rich ministry principles.