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7 Things that Will Keep Me from Coming Back to Your Church

I’m guessing we’re not alone in visiting a new church for the first time. Whether you attend the congregation you grew up in, or just celebrated your three-month anniversary in a faith community, I guarantee there are people among you, visiting your church for the first time. Curious as to what turns a new person away? I’ve got seven ideas for you. 

10 Ways to Deal with Church Drama

The next time we are confronted with a potentially hurtful conversation, we can take a step back, breathe, and think before repeating. Those few minutes of listening to God can douse a possible wildfire of words better than any water ever could.

15 Bible Verses on Forgiveness

When we really dig into Scripture’s teaching on forgiveness, we find that it stretches and challenges us, forcing us into the uncomfortable territory of being more like Jesus.

10 Bible Verses I Wish We Wrote Worship Songs About

We sit in church on Sunday, singing as we read the words on the screen. Or maybe we look for the one mentioned in a hymnal or praise book. But there are songs I really wish we would sing—songs based on verses, that describe the God we love. Here are 10 Bible verses I wish we wrote songs about.

10 Ways to Stop Cliques in Your Church

God’s kingdom is for everyone. Christ’s church is not simply a place for people we deem acceptable; His church is a place where people can be accepted. Church should be the ultimate clique-free zone.

8 Beautiful Ways God Uses Your Pain

Scripture time and again brings us back to the place where we are reminded that nothing in God’s hands is wasted or without hope. There is not one bit of pain that we walk through in this life that he will not use to point us back to Him in all of His majesty and glory.

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