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When You Don’t Understand Their Pain

When You Don’t Understand Their Pain

What if we don’t understand the complexities of foster care, miscarriage, abusive marriages, or a host of other situations?

What Kind of Friend Are You?

What Kind of Friend Are You?

Courageous and sacrificial love are not just ideals, but challenges for every disciple, writes Mike Phay. What kind of friends will we be?

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.