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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.

How to Forge a Faithful Friendship

How to Forge a Faithful Friendship

Friendships don’t just spring from nothing. Friendships require forging. Good friendships require constancy, candor, counsel, and carefulness.

Learning to Love Like Jesus

Learning to Love Like Jesus

How to you love that person that just bothers you? Is there any way to love them? Yes, but we have to learn to love like Jesus.