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How I learned to forgive my abuser

Oct 15, 2017

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A cousin’s sexual abuse ruined Kari Scarbrough’s trust in others. The healing of forgiveness remains a daily choice.

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Devotional

The friend who never fails

From Genesis: A 7-Week Devotional

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In Genesis 40, the cupbearer had fallen really far, just like Joseph. He had gone from being the guy Pharaoh trusted with his life to bei...

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How to find your way in the brand-new world of adulthood

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For so many, graduation marks the start of real adulthood. Whether you’re moving out for college, moving to a new city, or starting...

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Are you living in a holy huddle?

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God cares who you’re friends with. The Bible reminds us of the importance of being involved in a local church. But Christians aren&...

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The Miracle Match

May 17, 2017

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Luke Benoit desperately needed a kidney, and Sadies Farley sacrificed one of hers to help a "brother" at NewSpring.

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My gift of a “spiritual mom” and friend when I needed one

May 13, 2017

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 Allie Struble’s surprising connection with volunteer Cinda Fischer was the turning point for her growth i...

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Four ways to go from friendly to real friends

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I was a mess when our family of six moved from my hometown in Minnesota to South Carolina.  I struggled through most days, taking ca...

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How to find the right mentor

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It was 29 years ago, but I remember it like it was yesterday. My husband and I were at a high school football game. A couple from church ...

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How to share your faith without losing your job

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There are mornings where everything is going right. My son wakes up smiling, eats his breakfast, and doesn’t cry when I drop him of...

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How to cope when your family only sees who you used to be

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The first time I came home after being away at college, I was nervous our family dogs had forgotten me. My bedroom felt like a distant me...

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How to find your friends in a new town

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A little over a year ago, I moved to Anderson, SC, for a year-long internship. After the internship finished, I stepped out in faith and ...

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Maybe you shouldn’t chime in on this

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In an age of social media, anyone has a platform to say just about anything at any time. Holding one's tongue has become a lost virtu...

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