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Disability in the church: Givers or takers?

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Disabled, differently-abled, handicapped, special needs. Even though I have a child who fits these terms and I am well-versed i...

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5 important but hard questions for friends to ask

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Do you have one of those friends you will answer any question you throw at them? Do you have friends who will ask you those hard question...

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What happens when you Facebook binge

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Our lives may be all around pretty good: loving families, deep friendships and jobs that pay the bills. But get on Facebook, and sadness ...

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Six types of people you need in your life

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Have you ever seen a racecar driver complete a race without a pit crew? It's like a squad, a group that works together. No one wins ...

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Are you a fake friend? Here’s what you can change

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We know a lot of people. Some people we really enjoy being around, but others make us want to ditch our grocery carts on aisle 5 and run ...

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Would you let your friend ruin your marriage?

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Have you ever heard the phrase, “Birds of a feather flock together”? I unfortunately learned this to be reality the hard way...

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How to help your child choose the right friends

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Each stage of parenting has its own challenges. Sleepless nights and chasing toddlers soon turn into challenges that reach beyond the hom...

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Why can’t I make friends at church?

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As a teacher, my coworkers are my family. I see them five days a week — morning duty, classes, lunch, recess, and all those after s...

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What does the Bible say about gossip?

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"Psst, lean in. I heard a rumor. Promise to not tell anyone." "I know a juicy secret, but we’ve got to keep it between u...

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7 signs that someone is really your friend

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All friendships are not created equal. Community, as God intended, hinges on people truly committing to do life together — walking ...

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Should I tell my friend the truth she doesn’t want to hear?

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“So it’s not really an affair. We haven’t done anything physical.” I freeze. Inside I cringe but I try to keep m...

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Yes, please air your dirty laundry

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I caught myself being fake. Have you ever done that? I was in the middle of a conversation and realized I was pretending my life was so ...

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