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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

by Touré Roberts My father was a strict disciplinarian, and I dreaded weekend visits with him, sometimes to the point of tears. He was hard on me, and I was afraid of him. It was in stark contrast to the love, nurture, and affirmation I experienced with my mom. I lived in fear of making […]

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Honoring Black History Month: Great Books for the Whole Family to Read

If you’re looking for something to read in honor of Black History Month, look no further than some of the newest releases by Christian African-American authors published by Zondervan. From Olympians, to doctors, to inspirational figures, pastors, journalists, and performers, everyone in the family is sure to find something to inspire, educate, and encourage. [Read […]

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You Shall Have No Other #gods Before Me

By Craig Groeschel A friend of mine who visited a remote, impoverished village in India told me a story. He saw a woman sacrificing a chicken as an act of worship to her god. My friend was shocked to see such blatant, modern-day idolatry. After striking up a conversation with the woman, he was impressed […]

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You Don’t Get Your Own Personal Jesus

By J. D. Greear When I arrived at the boarding gate, only two other people were waiting to board the late-night flight from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to Charlotte, North Carolina. One was a gentleman I estimated to be 200 years old. The other was a mysterious, brooding young woman in her early 20s with deep […]

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Help! My Husband Is Tuning Me Out. What Can I Do?

By Gary Thomas So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 Many marital problems arise not because of an issue between a specific couple—say, Jack and Jill or Larry and Shari—but because of a breakdown in understanding between a […]

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Do I Have a Right to Die?

By Joni Eareckson Tada No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main . . . Any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee. ~JOHN […]

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FOMO: A Cunning Weapon of the Enemy and How to Fight Back

By Alli Worthington I know Eve gets a lot of blame for causing the original sin and all, but let’s take a minute to think about the underlying reasons. Could one of them be Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)? There she was, just minding her own business, all the while listening to Adam naming every […]

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SAVE Is Not a Four-Letter Word

By Emily G. Stroud Everywhere you look right now, there are promotions and advertisements for new diets that are guaranteed to work and change your life. It’s impossible to escape the barrage of magazine covers, social media campaigns, and release of new diet books. In January, it seems like these new diets are everywhere. Unfortunately, […]

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Grieving as the World Rejoices

By Kristen Kill The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 (NIV) I’d stopped driving once we arrived in Manhattan, but I often imagined what it was like to be a cab driver behind the wheel among so much honking and chaos. When I was a […]

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The Year I Dreaded Christmas

By Walter Wangerin Jr. But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship. Because you are his sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who […]

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