The Secret He Doesn't Want You To Know

   That title was pretty intriguing, right? Did you click on it to read this unnamed person’s secret? Does it interest you when people share intimate details about others with you? Do you find yourself expressing your frustration towards others or constantly commenting on the people who annoy you? If that’s you… you might have a problem with gossip.  Even …

5 Ways to Make Your Friendships More Christ-Centered

Guest post by Laura Pinckard   Can you relate? We often try so hard to get other people to like things about us instead of actually letting people get to know us, but these relationships can be shallow. In order to have Christ-centered relationships, we need to be focused on intentionality, vulnerability, prayer, encouragement, and joy, not superficial get-togethers or …

Why Confrontation Is So Awkward (but so necessary)

Guest post by Rachel Patterson Confrontation…yuck.   Even the word itself sounds uptight and frustrating.  The type of fear that comes with the idea of confrontation is hard to explain.  You know you need to talk to one of your friends about a conflict that has been going on, and you know that talking it through would be the right …

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Five Tips on How to Best Disciple Girls

Before we jump into discussing how to best disciple the girls in our churches, let’s make sure we define our terms. Discipleship is more than baking cookies together. To be a disciple is to be a learner, and one who follows in the teaching and footsteps of another. Discipleship – the making of disciples – happens as we train and equip …

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Embracing The Struggle: How To Find Joy In It

My Struggle To Embrace With Joy I want to go ahead and get this out of the way. I titled this “Joyfully embracing the struggle.” It’s simple I titled it that because that’s what I’m going through. See, up until about 2 weeks ago I was your average 20 something Christian. You know what I mean by average right? Grew …