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Do I have to go back if I’ve been hurt by the church?

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It’s hard to look at church the same when you’re torn down and discouraged by the very place you’re supposed to turn to...

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What if your reasons for not serving are exactly why you should?

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One of the first things I noticed about NewSpring Church was the volunteers. Every week, they smiled and greeted me with a genuineness I ...

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Why baptism is a big deal for you and the church

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My aunt had always considered herself a mother; she was just waiting for her babies to come.  When my aunt married my uncle, he alr...

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Six reasons people stop coming to church and what Jesus would say back

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For a time, I was not interested in coming to church. The Sunday tradition had grown monotonous, and I wasn’t getting anything out ...

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What if the Christian church agrees on more than you think?

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Nicknamed “the Bible Belt,” living in the South can feel like you’re living in the land of 1,000 churches.  Churc...

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What happens when you encourage someone else

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It took me a long time, and I was embarrassed.   My legs were shaking and my hands were slipping off of the rocks on a low-level wal...

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Your simple guide to Christian Easter traditions

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When I first heard about Lent, I thought someone was talking about the small collections of fiber on a shirt or in the clothes dryer. &nb...

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One place where everyone is welcome

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The ‘60s and ‘70s were a pretty uncomplicated time to grow up. With no iPhone or Android conversations, the only decision was...

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If there’s one thing you need to do this year, it’s Connect

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Sign up for a unique and fun experience designed to help you get more out of life.

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How to age without growing old

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When my children were in elementary school, I accompanied their classes to visit nursing homes. The children brought gifts and chatted wi...

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Be myself — but, what if people don’t like me?

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In school, I wanted so badly to fit in with the “popular” crowd — of which I definitely didn’t belong. So I start...

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