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Going Into the Dark Places of the Soul

Sometimes God is quieter and more mysterious than we’d prefer; ever and always, though, He is abiding.

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Yes, Small Acts of Kindness Matter

Even small kindnesses remind us that love is as strong as death.

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Your Child’s Bad Choice Does Not Mean You’re a Bad Mom

Five practices that help debunk the myth that you’re responsible for your child’s choices.

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5 Ways Western Christians Can Help Persecuted Christians

Let persecuted Christians around the world know they are not alone and not forgotten.

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Why Prayer Is the Most Human Thing We Can Do

We are wired to understand that prayer brings comfort, hope, and a persevering heart.

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The Blood-Dimmed Tide Is Turning

It’s our duty to turn the tide — from despair to dignity, from fear to hope, from conflict to peace.

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How to Be Spiritually Resilient in Your Suffering

A psychologist offers six practices that can help turn your pain into peace.

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The Promise of Prosperity: A Q&A with Max Lucado

Popular author of “Glory Days” talks stalled-out Christians, Bible meditation, and defining prosperity.

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Why You Should Be Praying the Psalms

Try praying the Bible if you feel like you’re praying the same old things over and over.

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Christianity Is a Battleship, Not a Cruise Ship

Too many complacent Christians need to turn to prayer to win the spiritual warfare battle.

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When God Saves on Death Row

God put a death row inmate’s death on hold — and instead brought him an unlikely family.

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Take a Ministry Job

“Do you feel called to this church?” is the wrong question to ask. Try these instead.

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How to Pray More Strategically

This three-step strategy for prayer should maximize our results while minimizing our frustrations.

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Healing Prayer

I’ve learned about the true power of prayer as a Christian Science practitioner.

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Conservative Judaism

Do Conservative Jews keep kosher? Are they spiritual? And more.

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4 Spiritual Lessons Muslims Can Teach Christians

Christians have much to learn about seeking God from the spiritual disciplines of Muslims.

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I Brought My Fiancé to America. He Brought Ebola. God Saved Us Both.

How God helped me when the world turned against me.

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Ramadan

Is Ramadan more than just a month of depriving yourself of food and drink?

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What You Should Do with Your “What If” Fears

Five ways God turns a “what if…” question into an “even if…” truth.

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The 5 Most Uncomfortable Things New Christians Experience

Your life as a new convert will be all grace, love . . . and awkward situations?