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"Buried" Sexuality & Its Costs

So many Christians in my generation have subscribed to the idea of proverbially burying our sexuality as we turn our full attention to the pursuit of academic careers, professional advancement, and even mission work. Unfortunately, today’s all too common practice of protracted singleness in...

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The Anatomy of a Christian Breakup Testimony

Whether at a church service, spiritual retreat, prayer meeting, or small group, no doubt you’ve heard (or yourself shared) a testimony in the aftermath of a romantic relationship come to an end. I’ve noticed these breakup testimonies follow a pattern and I wonder if important relational...

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Our #1 Physiological Need & Its Lesson for Relationships

Talk around health focuses primarily on eating good food. While necessary for physical vitality and emotional wellbeing, food isn’t THE most important physiological need. What is also offers us a core lesson for relational wellness.

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Jesus Loves You ...Just Not Like That

If you’re trying to make apple pie, will just any fruit do? Relational substitution is a bit like this fruitless (pun intended!) endeavor. This week, I share an observation about this seemingly spiritual tendency and why we can finally let go of this emotionally unhealthy habit.

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Putting God first isn’t what you think it means

"Put God first" is a principle and well-known saying within the Christian community, but I’ve observed we struggle with its practice. What if it’s because “putting God first" isn’t what you think it means?

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Our first podcast episode!

Here's our very first podcast episode! One of the challenges of talking about emotional wellness or emotional health is that we, as a society and also within the faith community, value physical and emotional needs differently. As such — and to our detriment — we don’t do such a great job of...

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