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Fear Your Attractive Person Will Leave You
Fear Your Attractive Person Will Leave You

August 15, 2022

You finally got the catch you wanted. Gorgeous, mind-blowing. Their very presence with you makes you walk a few feet

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Christian Apologetics
Christian Apologetics

August 12, 2022

What is Christian Apologetics? People inside and outside the Church can be confused by the term Christian apologetics. Generally speaking, it

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Speed Dating
Speed Dating

August 10, 2022

Have You Heard of Speed Dating? Have you ever been to a speed dating event? If not, you're in for a

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HOW DO I OVERCOME OVER-ANALYZING MY RELATIONSHIPS?
HOW DO I OVERCOME OVER-ANALYZING MY RELATIONSHIPS?

August 8, 2022

Your boss throws you a curveball by making a comment that you think was mean about your work. You’re spending

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10-Minute Bible Meditation
10-Minute Bible Meditation

August 5, 2022

10-Minute Bible Meditation When most people think of Bible meditation, they think of spending hours poring over every word and cross-reference.

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3 Tips for a Blind Date
3 Tips for a Blind Date

August 3, 2022

3 Tips for a Blind Date Blind dates can be nerve-wracking. You don’t know the individual well and since it’s the

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Accepting Criticism
Accepting Criticism

August 1, 2022

ACCEPTING CRITICISM WITHOUT GETTING UPSET It’s your big day today. You’ve been asked by your company to give a presentation on

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Lessons from the Prodigal (Part 3)
Lessons from the Prodigal (Part 3)

July 29, 2022

Lessons from the Prodigal (Part 3)   In the third part of our journey through the story of the prodigal, we arrive

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How to Diffuse an Argument
How to Diffuse an Argument

July 27, 2022

How to Diffuse an Argument Arguments — we've all been there. No matter what the argument was about, it probably didn't

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Fear of Mistakes
Fear of Mistakes

July 25, 2022

Fear of Mistakes "I’m always afraid I'm going to make a mistake and when I make a mistake, others won't let

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How to Choose a Church
How to Choose a Church

July 22, 2022

How to Choose a Church Churches help people find their meaning and purpose, so it’s essential to learn how to choose

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Why Are Christians Marrying Later?
Why Are Christians Marrying Later?

July 20, 2022

Why Are Christians Marrying Later? Marriage is a sacrament in the Christian faith and is taken very seriously. Christians believe that

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Rut of Distractions
Rut of Distractions

July 18, 2022

I Got Distracted. It’s easy to get distracted with such beauty surrounding us, especially with social media and television tempting us.  However,

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Overcoming Unbelief
Overcoming Unbelief

July 15, 2022

Overcoming Unbelief  Tests of faith can come in many forms. For some, it may be a battle with cancer or the

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4 Benefits of Marriage
4 Benefits of Marriage

July 13, 2022

4 Benefits of Marriage Marriage is a commitment to learning, forgiving, and evolving as life presents new problems and joys. And

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Why Do I Push People Away?
Why Do I Push People Away?

July 11, 2022

Why Do I Push People Away? Ever notice that when you're frustrated, everyone wants to give you a hand? Whether it’s

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How to Find a Place to Serve in Church
How to Find a Place to Serve in Church

July 8, 2022

How to Find a Place to Serve in Church In the Bible, we are commanded to serve the body of Christ,

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Four Ways to Ask Your Date About Faith
Four Ways to Ask Your Date About Faith

July 6, 2022

4 Ways to Ask Your Date About Faith When you're getting ready for a first date, you're definitely thinking of a

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Personal Conversation on Social Media
Personal Conversation on Social Media

July 4, 2022

Personal Conversation on Social Media They’re one of your trusted friends. You spent years together before you decided to let them

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Two Prayers for the Nation
Two Prayers for the Nation

July 1, 2022

Two Prayers for the Nation It’s essential that the people of a nation pray for the nation as a whole. If

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How to Make a Good Impression on a First Date
How to Make a Good Impression on a First Date

June 29, 2022

When you're on a first date, the “pressure is on” to make a good impression. After all, you want your

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Integrity
Integrity

June 27, 2022

You met as colleagues at work. You've been dating for almost a year now. He's really handsome, witty, and you've

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How to Write an Interesting Online Dating Profile
How to Write an Interesting Online Dating Profile

June 24, 2022

If you're a single Christian looking for a godly partner, it's important to ensure your online dating profile represents you

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How to Make Conversation Interesting
How to Make Conversation Interesting

June 22, 2022

When you're on a date with someone, one of the things you might be asking is how to make the

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You’re Something Worth Fighting Over
You’re Something Worth Fighting Over

June 20, 2022

Anyone ever give you an ultimatum? What if the ultimatum is based on someone else’s indecisiveness? I’m sure you have;

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4 Bible Verses That Show God Cares
4 Bible Verses That Show God Cares

June 17, 2022

It is often hard to believe that God cares when you are going through tough times. You may feel like

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Online Bible Study Resources
Online Bible Study Resources

June 15, 2022

The Bible is God’s Word, but it can be confusing to read some of the passages and interpret their meanings.

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People Playing Mind Games
People Playing Mind Games

June 13, 2022

Ever have someone try to play with your emotions and make you feel inadequate?    We’ve all faced such people in

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3 of the Best Christian Movies
3 of the Best Christian Movies

June 10, 2022

Movies are an ideal activity for a quiet night indoors. There’s nothing cozier than being bundled up in a blanket

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3 Meditation Activities for Christians
3 Meditation Activities for Christians

June 8, 2022

In today’s world, a million things are fighting for your attention at any given moment. It can be easy to

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Job Loss
Job Loss

June 6, 2022

We’ve all had heartbreak in our lives concerning a breakup. Losing a job is one of those breakups. It’s disheartening.

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What to Do When Your Spouse Is Not a Christian
What to Do When Your Spouse Is Not a Christian

June 3, 2022

Your marriage may be going swimmingly at first — at least, until you discover that your spouse does not believe

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Repentance for Modern Christians
Repentance for Modern Christians

June 1, 2022

The call for repentance has been cried by preachers for the longest time, but many Christians have only a vague

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How to help my children not feel my stress
How to help my children not feel my stress

May 30, 2022

It was another one of those days on the job. As you travel home, all you can think about is

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Mental Habits for Christians
Mental Habits for Christians

May 27, 2022

God tells us in the Bible that renewing our minds is important, specifically in Romans 12:2: “Do not conform to

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How to Apply the Bible
How to Apply the Bible

May 25, 2022

The Bible says we shouldn’t just be hearers of the word but to be doers (James 21:15). That’s why as

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My partner refuses to change; What should I do?
My partner refuses to change; What should I do?

May 23, 2022

Ever have someone you felt you were their protector? Working intensely, tirelessly, sacrificing yourself for them to shield them from

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Drawing on God’s Strength
Drawing on God’s Strength

May 20, 2022

When you're going through something that’s too difficult to solve on your own, you might not know where to turn.

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5 Great Christian Gift Ideas for New Believers
5 Great Christian Gift Ideas for New Believers

May 18, 2022

Do you have a friend, family member, or colleague who’s a new believer? You must be excited to see them

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How do I cope with losing my beloved?
How do I cope with losing my beloved?

May 16, 2022

It all seemed like a fairy tale come true. The past few months were like living in Camelot. Each day

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What Does Bible Study Accomplish?
What Does Bible Study Accomplish?

May 13, 2022

Bible study is one of the primary spiritual disciplines of a serious Christian. When you make it a habit to

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How To Replace the Lies You Believe with Truth
How To Replace the Lies You Believe with Truth

May 11, 2022

We all have beliefs that we cling to stubbornly, even in the face of evidence to the contrary. These are

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When leading, there’s No “I” in Team, But There is a “M-E”
When leading, there’s No “I” in Team, But There is a “M-E”

May 9, 2022

It’s one of the most thankless jobs you’ve been assigned – serving as a team leader. A job loaded with

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3 Things Christians Should Stop Doing
3 Things Christians Should Stop Doing

May 6, 2022

As Christians, we are commanded to live a life of love and service. However, we do some things that are

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3 Ways To Build Strong Christians
3 Ways To Build Strong Christians

May 5, 2022

Are you looking for ways to strengthen your relationship with God through your lifestyle? Reading the Bible and praying are

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4 Tips to Memorize Scripture
4 Tips to Memorize Scripture

May 4, 2022

As Christians, we are encouraged to memorize scripture. It is a way to keep God's words close to our hearts

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How do I build my partner’s trust in me?
How do I build my partner’s trust in me?

May 2, 2022

You had been dating for only a few months when your ONE fell on bad times. His injury was causing him

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Where To Find Christian Friends
Where To Find Christian Friends

April 27, 2022

It normally takes some effort, openness, and trial-and-error to find your people. "Friends come and go, but a true friend

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Don’t let the outside control your inside
Don’t let the outside control your inside

April 25, 2022

Once upon a time, you wanted to become a leader to others. You wanted to be that example person –

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4 Impactful Christian Books
4 Impactful Christian Books

April 22, 2022

As a Christian, it's essential to continue to add knowledge to your life and understanding of the Word. Here are

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How To Make Friends in a New Church
How To Make Friends in a New Church

April 20, 2022

If you're like most Christians, you probably value your church community. It's a fantastic location to connect with other believers,

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Control your mind or others will.
Control your mind or others will.

April 18, 2022

You had become weary when performing your mission. The frustration was growing, and you decided you needed a hiatus –

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What You Wrestle With God Over
What You Wrestle With God Over

April 15, 2022

Sin is like a besetting thorn in our sides. It's something that we wrestle with God over, and it's a

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How To Think Biblically
How To Think Biblically

April 13, 2022

Think about the last time you had a big decision to make. Maybe you were considering switching careers or moving

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How to handle someone’s nitpicking over silly things when you’re not wrong.
How to handle someone’s nitpicking over silly things when you’re not wrong.

April 11, 2022

You are one of the best employees they’ve got. You’re competent. You deliver on time. You do excellent work with

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Your Faith-based Bucket List
Your Faith-based Bucket List

April 8, 2022

Are you a Christian wondering how to live a life that honors God? Have you thought about creating a bucket

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How To Show Someone You Care (3 Simple Ways)
How To Show Someone You Care (3 Simple Ways)

April 6, 2022

Learning how to show someone you care when they're going through tough times might be a challenging task. However, whatever

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Being guilted by a friend to give up confidential information
Being guilted by a friend to give up confidential information

April 4, 2022

They ask, “You’re my best friend and I want to apply for this position that is the same rank as

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God Chooses the Foolish
God Chooses the Foolish

April 1, 2022

I came across a scathing tweet the other day from someone who obviously wasn’t a Christian. In fact, they were

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4 Ways To Build Strong Christians
4 Ways To Build Strong Christians

March 30, 2022

Are you looking for ways to strengthen your relationship with God through your lifestyle? Reading the Bible and praying are

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A Company or Person Flip-Flops on their Interest in Me. What Should I Do?
A Company or Person Flip-Flops on their Interest in Me. What Should I Do?

March 29, 2022

“You’re exactly what this company needs”, says the interviewer. I’ve been interviewing the last 2 days and you’re the absolute

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Preparing Your Place of Prayer
Preparing Your Place of Prayer

March 25, 2022

It can be difficult to find the time to pray. Having a special place designated for prayer can both motivate

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Do they deserve someone better than you?
Do they deserve someone better than you?

March 23, 2022

It started out as a typical Monday at the office. You know the routine – get your cup of coffee

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The Friends We Take for Granted
The Friends We Take for Granted

March 23, 2022

Sometimes life takes a turn for us and for one reason or another, you may find yourself distancing yourself from

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Starting a Prayer Life
Starting a Prayer Life

March 14, 2022

Are you looking to pray for the first time and are wondering how you can get started? Perhaps you’re worried

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The Importance of Close Friends
The Importance of Close Friends

March 14, 2022

The saying “no man is an island” means that everyone needs help now and then. The wisdom of friends can

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How Do I Make a Great First Impression on a Job Interview?
How Do I Make a Great First Impression on a Job Interview?

March 14, 2022

  Preparing for a job interview?You know the drill. Be on time. Dress well. Be positive. Know things about the company.Such

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Constant Flow of Prayer
Constant Flow of Prayer

March 7, 2022

As Christians, prayer should be a constant part of our lives but because of busy schedules, it may not always

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What Should You Talk About on Your First Date?
What Should You Talk About on Your First Date?

March 7, 2022

The first date can incite nervousness in anyone, male or female, young or old. Everybody wants to meet expectations and

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My parents want me to break up with my partner, what should I do?
My parents want me to break up with my partner, what should I do?

March 7, 2022

  You’ve finally met the right person and you’re totally infatuated with them.Yes, you have some negative times with arguing and

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Bravery Over Courage for the Greatest Leadership Role
Bravery Over Courage for the Greatest Leadership Role

March 1, 2022

It’s the most significant leadership role God will ever give you. Once you address and overcome, no other situation will

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Praying from the Heart
Praying from the Heart

February 28, 2022

Believers sometimes express periods of their life where they don’t feel connected to God. Perhaps, they may have had times

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Relationship anxiety? Jealousy?
Relationship anxiety? Jealousy?

February 28, 2022

Do you ever feel you don’t have complete control of your relationship with your partner, and it’s worrying the stew

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Creating a Daily Prayer Life
Creating a Daily Prayer Life

February 28, 2022

Do you ever feel like your prayers go unanswered? You're not alone. Prayer is a powerful tool, but it can

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4 Signs Your Crush Likes You
4 Signs Your Crush Likes You

February 28, 2022

The signs your crush likes you can be a difficult thing to decipher. However, there are some signs that they

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A Heart for God
A Heart for God

February 28, 2022

Everyone knows at least one person who is seemingly unshakeable. They are the ones who always have a smile on

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Dating Expectations
Dating Expectations

February 28, 2022

Many Christians have unrealistic expectations for their dating relationships, which can lead to disappointment and heartache. In a world where

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Lessons from the Prodigal Son (Part 1)
Lessons from the Prodigal Son (Part 1)

February 24, 2022

The parable of the prodigal son has been heard through the ages and is packed with bright gems of wisdom

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Lessons From the Prodigal Son (Part 2)
Lessons From the Prodigal Son (Part 2)

February 23, 2022

As we pick up our discussion of Luke 15:11-24, it’s good to take note of what we have discovered so

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How to Establish a Quiet Time as a Couple
How to Establish a Quiet Time as a Couple

February 23, 2022

Our obligations pull us in many different directions over the course of a week. Many times we find ourselves tucked

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My Partner Left Me – Now What?
My Partner Left Me – Now What?

February 23, 2022

It’s been a long day at the job, and you’re exhausted. You enter the house looking for peace, but you

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How To Trust After Betrayal
How To Trust After Betrayal

February 16, 2022

The moment you find out that your significant other betrayed your trust with someone else, it can feel like a

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How To Have a Healthy Relationship
How To Have a Healthy Relationship

February 16, 2022

There are many reasons people come together. Each relationship is unique. The foundation of a healthy relationship is the desire

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Returning to God
Returning to God

February 10, 2022

Whether you call it backsliding, wandering, or sin, you have not been walking with God. But how do you go

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Coffee Date
Coffee Date

February 10, 2022

Is a Coffee Date Really a Date? Everyone gets nervous about dates. Let’s say that you have gathered up the courage

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Does Your Partner Refuse to Work?
Does Your Partner Refuse to Work?

February 10, 2022

  Your Partner. They were always so determined and mentally strong. You knew they were fit to be your trusted friend, partner,

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How Do You Define Your Success in Life?
How Do You Define Your Success in Life?

January 31, 2022

The two of you have had several dates, so the relationship's newness is wearing off. The comfort level is rising,

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The Simplicity of Prayer
The Simplicity of Prayer

January 28, 2022

Prayer is a powerful component of the Christian life. Through prayer, we have the opportunity to speak with our Heavenly

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How To Ask Someone on a Date
How To Ask Someone on a Date

January 27, 2022

It’s the age-old question: how do you ask someone on a date? The answer used to be simple — you

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Stop Overthinking Date
Stop Overthinking Date

January 24, 2022

It’s the first date jitters, and I’m driving myself insane. I can’t stop overthinking dating. “Sometimes I think things to

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How to Help My Children Not Feel My Stress
How to Help My Children Not Feel My Stress

January 19, 2022

It was another one of those days on the job. As you travel home, all you can think about is

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10 Great First Date Questions
10 Great First Date Questions

January 19, 2022

A first date is a great opportunity to find out more about someone. Besides picking a great place to go

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3 Great First Date Ideas
3 Great First Date Ideas

January 12, 2022

If you think about it, first dates are more important than people think: how well this goes will determine whether

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A Consumer Society Results in Relationship Consumerism
A Consumer Society Results in Relationship Consumerism

January 12, 2022

Most understand what we mean when we say consumer society. We see it every day. It's the society that sees

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Cast Your Cares on Him
Cast Your Cares on Him

January 7, 2022

First Peter 5:7 commands believers to “Cast all your care upon him, for he careth for you.” It is amazing

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Covid & God’s Love to Build Heroes
Covid & God’s Love to Build Heroes

January 7, 2022

Our superheroes.The caped crusader, the man of steel, and Princess Diana – just a few of our superheroes who come

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Contemplative Prayer
Contemplative Prayer

January 5, 2022

When we realize we can't fix a problem and will have to live with a situation, contemplative prayer is a

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How to Spend Time With God
How to Spend Time With God

December 30, 2021

When things are going well in our lives, it is easy to take the blessings that we have for granted.

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