Category: Faith & Spirituality

How to Share Your Testimony in a Non-Cringey Way

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“Alight, this week Jordan is sharing his testimony. Next week, Lydia and Zach will go.” Have you heard something similar to that before? If you’ve ever attended some type of Christian small group, you probably have. Rather than fun, break the ice and get to know each other games, Christians are often asked to share

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8 Bible Verses for Grief that Bring Hope

Bible Verses for Grief

If you’ve lost a friend or loved one, you know grief. You know that it comes and goes. Some days it is unbearable. Other days it is a constant hum in the background of your mind as you try to get back to your normal routine. One that is missing a very important person. Whether

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What’s the Point of Prayer When God Does Whatever He Wants?

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This isn’t just a blog post written for views or ranking high in Google. I’m writing this blog post for me… and then, hopefully, for you. The title, “What’s the point of prayer?” is something I’ve found myself asking more than ever this past week. As I’ve immersed myself in a constant state of prayer

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If You’re Still Here, God’s Not Done with You Yet

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If you’re still here, there’s still hope. God doesn’t give up. And by His power and through His strength, we can continue pressing onward. Disappointments happen. Discouraging things happen. There are days I’m so unmotivated it’s hard to get out of bed. Sometimes I feel like I have no direction or purpose. Those feelings remind

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Where’s God? The Truth About Experiencing God’s Presence

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I have felt far from God for a while now. It’s not a great feeling. So, in an effort to learn what to do when you feel far from God, I did what likely got you to this article. I turned to Google in hopes that someone out there has felt the same way as

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What If You Didn’t Worry?

The thought came to me late one night while laying in bed falling asleep. Most of my “half-awake, half-asleep musings” aren’t noteworthy, at least not in the morning when I really take the time to process them. But this thought woke me up just enough to truly consider the implications: what if you didn’t worry?

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The Turn After the Trauma

Experiencing trauma as a child–whether a one-time event or an ongoing experience you had to endure–makes you feel powerless, vulnerable, and alone.  As a child, you often don’t have power over the situation but instead are a recipient of other people’s decisions–indirectly affected by the thoughts, feelings, actions, and behaviors of those around you.  For

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“I Don’t Want it if You’re Not in It,” but Is That True?

There’s a Christian song by Sarah Reeves that I’ve heard on the radio lately, and it has me thinking. The chorus of the song, Just Want You, starts with these words, “I don’t want it if You’re not in it. I just want You.” As I sing the words, I stop and wonder, is that

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5 things worth focusing on in 2020.

Do you feel like the years keep passing by faster and faster? With so many things grabbing for our attention these days, it can be hard to focus on the things that really matter and get the most out of a new year. When we let the year pass by without being intentional about how

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