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What to do when life is out of control

  • Ruth Baker
  • 15 October 2018

The psalmist describes a time when he called to God “My foot is slipping!”—a sick fear and anxiety constricting his throat and churning his insides. And what steadies him? God’s unfailing love.

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The pastor in your background

  • Rachel Macdonald
  • 10 October 2018

Who’s had the most influence on your Christian development?

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Reading into discipleship: Read a bad book

  • Laura Denny
  • 8 October 2018

A friend recommended that I read a book that I knew I would disagree with. Despite the difficulties, the more I considered the idea the more I saw value in its challenge.

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The benefits of having a Timothy

  • Braden Marsden
  • 3 October 2018

Your Timothy is your second-in-command, your adviser and your protégé—just as Timothy was to Paul. How then has this worked in my ministry? How can you actually get started with your Timothy?

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The goodness of Christian hope

  • Kirsten McKinlay
  • 1 October 2018

Do your friends know the goodness of the Christian hope? Do you?

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The gift of each other

  • Phillip Jensen
  • 26 September 2018

The apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers were given to equip God’s people for the work of building the church, and the church is built by Christ through the gifts he gave to his people.

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Loving other women: 12 disciplines of genuine love

  • David Martin
  • 24 September 2018

How can men in full-time ministry, charged with the responsibility of leading God’s people, love the women in the church or group they lead?

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Help your friends escape false teaching

  • Tom Ong
  • 19 September 2018

Maybe you’ve got family and friends who believe things taught by preachers that aren’t quite biblical. Having come from ‘the other side’, here's a perspective that may be of use.

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Keep the Christians in the room: Church attendance at evangelistic courses

  • Dave Jensen
  • 17 September 2018

Rather than churches viewing evangelistic courses as solely an event for non-Christians plus a pastor and perhaps one or two others, we should be striving to have as many Christian church members there as possible.

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Memorizing Colossians together

  • Richard Chin
  • 12 September 2018

An interview with Richard Chin on how he memorized Colossians in a group.

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