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The church is filled with Christians who are single, married, or in the awkward middle. We were created for relationships, for community. No one thrives in isolation. And you and I need wisdom to navigate relationships well — whether you find yourself married or not. Over the years, I’ve noticed in the Christian blogosphere that
Singleness in the church — is it easy? I love the church. I enjoy serving, worshipping, and being with God’s people week-in and week-out, through the ups and downs, amid the highs and lows. There’s nothing like it. But something struck me the other day: In over 10 years of church-going, I can only ever
I love both the simplicity and realistic application of enjoyment from Ecclesiastes. It’s brutally honest, but also doable. No, you can’t have your deep longings always fulfilled in this life. But you don’t have to settle for incessant misery either. Enjoyment is possible through simple means.
It’s widely known among Christians that communion should be taken seriously. But sometimes I wonder if God’s people feel an unhealthy amount of angst when coming to the Lord’s table.
One downside of the surge in podcast growth over the past few years is the decline in the number of people listening to sermons. Even preachers don’t listen to preaching much anymore. But preachers should listen to other preachers because some things are caught, not taught. Learning how to grow as a preacher by listening
Note: The following is a guest post by Melissa Holmquist. The word “modesty” has almost become a politically incorrect word. If the word even passes your lips, immediate visions of ankle-length dresses with no shape or color appear in a thought bubble above your head repulsing everyone around you. Why is modesty given such a
Which Christian books should you read in 2019? I’ve put together a list of 10 books for you to consider reading this year. I’m going to try to read a few of these myself, although time may fail me to read the whole list. You can find the list below. Below you can find some
Kevin DeYoung writes, “I should hasten to add that measuring your progress in the pursuit of holiness is easier said than done. For starters, you shouldn’t take your spiritual temperature every day. You need to look for progress over months and years, not by minutes and hours.” Agreed. One of the best times to take
It was the fall of 2008. I’d met a girl and I couldn’t get her out of my mind. She was everything I desired in a wife. I decided that I wanted to marry her… before we’d even gone on our first date. Now, don’t misunderstand me. I wasn’t a hopeless romantic pursuing some unsuspecting