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Lonely at Church | Dear Addie Advice Column #1

Dear Addie, As a single woman in her mid-twenties I am struggling to find my way. I struggle to find community. I have more non-Christian friends than Christian ones. I so crave community. I even told a pastor that I…

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Spotlight and the Hard Slog of Justice

“Of course there’s a church here,” one character tells another in Spotlight as they walk through a park in Boston. “And a playground.”   The observation comes from Joe Crowley (played by Michael Creighton), a survivor of childhood sexual abuse…

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Feeling Weary

The sensation isn’t your typical fatigue.   It’s accompanied by a host of other ailments both physiological and psychological: shortness of breath, fear, Jell-O legs, dread, and rationalizations. A survival mechanism seems to set in, trying to trick you into…

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Old Church New

After months of searching and then not really searching, my husband and I resigned ourselves to the fact that, no, there really isn’t a church out there for us after all. We’re a unique specimen of Christian that only resides…

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All I Want is You – Michael’s Story

  Can we only come to God once we have cleaned ourselves up? Michael tells his story of experiencing God’s unconditional love.  

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Being Committed: Love Letters to the Church from a Millennial

What place or people are you necessary, truly known, and committed to being a part of? For Briana Meade it is church. In this three-post series she writes “love letters to the church” touching on authenticity, community, and hope.  This…

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Being Known: Love Letters to the Church from a Millennial

To what place or people are you necessary, truly known, and committed to being a part of? For Briana Meade it is church. In this three-post series she writes “love letters to the church” touching on authenticity, community, and hope. …

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Coup in the Pew

Does church matter anymore? Maybe you don’t like the idea of the church, or someone else’s idea of the church. But author Danny Franks will bet you a decades-old mission trip T-shirt that you’d love the church as she was intended to be….

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Being Needed: Love Letters to the Church from a Millennial

What place or people are you necessary, truly known, and committed to being a part of? For Briana Meade it is church. In this three-post series she writes “love letters to the church” touching on authenticity, community, and hope.  This…

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God’s Plan A

Does church matter anymore? Maybe you don’t like the idea of the church, or someone else’s idea of the church. But author Danny Franks will bet you a decades-old mission trip T-shirt that you’d love the church as she was intended to be….

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