3 Things God Taught Me About My Motives at Work

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It’s been a year and a half since my last burnout. I remember the tightness in my chest, the shortness of breath, and lots of tears from feeling so overwhelmed by work. After leaving that job for a workplace that I thought would lead to better opportunities, what I had expected to be a hopeful beginning soon crumbled to pieces.
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3 Ways to Counter Spiritual Boredom

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Truth be told, our Christian life can sometimes feel ordinary or mundane. Sometimes, we may struggle to reconcile our feelings or fail to understand why certain things happen (Ecclesiastes 1:8; Psalm 119:28)—leading to a sense of restlessness.
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When the Way Ahead Seems Dark

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I found myself inwardly nodding in recognition when our pastor described how some people might be walking through a dark cave with no idea where the exit was. At that time, my job was coming to an end, and not having received any clear answers from God about my future direction, I felt like I was indeed walking in the “darkness” he described.
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How to Journey with Those Grieving the Suicide of a Loved One

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Three years ago, my brother committed suicide. Facing that was a real struggle. I believe the grief ministry is an underrated one. Most of us are uncomfortable with loss and mourning, even as we’re called to mourn with those who mourn (Romans 12:15). People who are grieving also face a lot of questions and doubts, and the church plays an important role in helping people keep their faith.

A Message to The Carers

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Based on true events.  *Names have been changed to protect…
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Becoming a Safe Place: How to be a Friend Who Helps

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Most of us know how intimidating Christians can be, even for us Christians. As easily as “authentic” and “real” roll off the tongue, it’s another thing to actually engage on that level. Yet honest relationships are in the spirit of what God extends to us.
4 Dos in Tackling Un-Christian Media

4 Dos in Tackling "Un-Christian" Media

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We are called to stand up for Jesus’s name, and we most certainly should. But if we choose to do so without knowing who or what we’re challenging, we’ve lost the battle before it even begins. So how do we as Christians deal when faced with un-Christian media? Here are four do’s to get us started.
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3 Keys to Keep Christ at the Centre of Your Relationship

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Dating is fun. There’s no doubt about it. But for us as believers, Christ is the foundation of our relationship. Here are three keys to keeping Christ at the centre of our relationships.
Watching the Olympics . . . and My Ex Getting Married

Watching the Olympics . . . and My Ex Getting Married

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There’s nothing like discovering your ex just got married (while you’re still single) to send you spiralling. I’d broken the relationship off nearly four years ago because I knew God couldn’t be at the centre of it. It was a step made in obedience and sheer trust that letting go of the person I’d loved most wasn’t going to leave me in pain forever.