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A Leaf-Changing Experience

I have always admired people who know how to take care of plants. I remember that as a young girl, my mum bought me...
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Religion is good for you—really?

The “really?” in the title is in recognition that religion doesn’t get good press at times—sometimes deservedly so. Think about the Crusades. Or Martin Luther—a...
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Grow Where You Are

Have you ever taken time to notice the wonder of a simple tree? They are actually pretty amazing. Tall, majestic and strong, they provide the earth...
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Why the Church?

I’m sure you’ve heard the statement: “I’m all about Jesus, but I’m not interested in church.” I’ve heard this many times and have even...
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So you’re church- shopping . . .

Churches are changing and it’s easy to be blinded by the razzle-dazzle of slick marketing. How do you find the church God is calling you to?
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Right place, right time

Believing in God only becomes real when it affects the way you live
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Consoling faith

Critics sometimes deride religious faith as a crutch for the weak. They may have a point, but there’s more to the story.
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Who Am I?

Many people struggle with questions of purpose, meaning and identity. Kent Kingston is no exception, but finds the Bible is a great place to look for answers.
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Learning to praise

Esther Bailey says that offering praise to God may not come as naturally as asking for His help, but it’s just as important.
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New glasses

Marrying someone outside her culture gave Preethi Burkholder a new way to look at people.
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Book review: James K A Smith: You Are What You Love

In You Are What You Love, James K A Smith reminds us that spirituality concerns what we value most, and we show what we value even when we are not thinking about it by how we spend our lives.
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How to Grow Together With God

Husbands and wives sometimes have a hard time growing together spiritually. Karen Holford provides some strategies to help.