When Christmas Affects Your Marriage

When Christmas Affects Your Marriage

Hallmark movies would seem to indicate that romance and presents and the holiday spirit work wonders on relationships. Sometimes that’s true. But sometimes Christmas makes marriage harder. How can you handle things when Christmas affects your marriage?

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Can Spiritual Warfare Be Healthy?

Can Spiritual Warfare Be Healthy?

Bring up the topic of spiritual warfare and some people shout Hallelujah and begin praising God. Other people respond to the idea of warfare with anxiety or fear. When it comes to the practical every-day Christian life, can spiritual warfare be healthy?

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How to Help, and Not Help, a Struggling Marriage

How to Help, and Not Help, a Struggling Marriage

The marriage of someone close to you is in serious trouble. You may be tempted to tell your friend, “Why don’t you just leave the @#$%?!” Or perhaps your response is, “God hates divorce. You’ll have to learn to live with this situation.” Human relationships are complicated. How can you help a struggling marriage?

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How to Keep Your Faith When Things are Bad

How to Keep Your Faith When Things are Bad

Jesus promised His followers two things: trouble – and peace. “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) So trouble should not be a surprise for any of us. Yet many believers struggle to keep your faith when things are bad.

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How Darkness Might Help You See Farther

How Darkness Might Help You See Farther

How long has it been since you walked outside at night in a dark place, and really looked up at the stars? The darker the night, the better. Telescopes that look at the night sky are as far from city lights as possible. And to truly see as far as possible, you have to go to the Hubble telescope – in the darkness of space! Yes, sometimes darkness might help you see farther.

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