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4 Things All Christians Should Do Heading Into 2017

4 Things All Christians Should Do Heading Into 2017

Pray

Prayer is the foundation in which we are called to lay all things upon. And as the end of 2016 comes to a close, the beginning of a new year filled with new opportunities and experiences is right around the corner. Let us first pray for safety and guidance as we set off into a new year, and let us also thank God for his goodness and provision for the year prior.

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The Beauty Of Rest And Slowing Down

The Beauty Of Rest And Slowing Down

Over the past year, I’ve learned a lot about myself, my soul, my spirit, and my relationship with God. For those who know me personally know that I’ve always had a hard time slowing down, taking breaks, focusing on one thing at a time, and giving myself space to breathe before starting something new. I guess I just have a hard time letting time slip by without me being able to utilize it. I love to take hold of every opportunity.

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9 Things I Will Teach My Kids About God

9 Things I Will Teach My Kids About God

My wife and I recently welcomed our second child into the world and we couldn’t be more excited. I can’t say that I’m a perfect parent, but I can say that both my wife and I try our hardest show our kids that they are loved, cherished and always welcome to come to us if they need something. There a lot of things about parenting you can’t really prepare for, which is what makes the journey that much more fun. But while my wife and I still have many years of parenting experiences, failures, and victories ahead of us, there are a few things I’ve already decided I will make sure to teach them about God.

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Why Christians Should Stop Saying, “Everything Happens For A Reason.”

Why Christians Should Stop Saying, “Everything Happens For A Reason.”

I can’t begin to explain how many times I’ve heard the phrase, “Everything happens for a reason” growing up, especially while surrounded by many people who would consider themselves Christians or people of faith. And while I understand that this statement is mostly used to help comfort and console people who are in times of turmoil and uncertainty, I’ve had a hard time wrapping my head around the validity of its meaning.

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