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Can My Marriage Win Over My Past? chistian familymarriage

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What happens when your sexual baggage is larger than a carry-on? What happens when sex in marriage feels too much like the time when sex was coercion?Haunted by My Past, In c

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Last post August 24, 2015, 07:05:04 PM
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Raising Jesus Kids chistian familyjesus kids

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I grew up immersed in typical Christian culture: heavy emphasis on morality, fairly dogmatic, linear, and authoritative. Because my experience was so homogenous and my skill set included Flying Right,

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Last post August 23, 2015, 07:14:18 PM
by Cfamily
The Monster in Me chistian familymonsters exist

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Thankfully, she doesn’t come out too often. She tends to disappear for days, even weeks at a time without a single sighting. And then, out of the blue, every 28 days or so, she rudely barges int

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Last post August 22, 2015, 07:01:07 PM
by Cfamily
Chasing the Hidden God chistian familychasing god

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But we can so easily err by turning faith into a chase after those mountaintops. When emotional experiences elude us, we may be tempted to manufacture them. When God seems hidden rather than close, we

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Last post August 21, 2015, 07:02:16 PM
by Cfamily
Faith Is More than a Feeling chistian familyfaith

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Contemporary praise music, with its vivid metaphors and emphasis on repetition of key phrases, is often accompanied by a pounding bass line, what my roommate calls “holy piano&

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Last post August 20, 2015, 07:00:32 PM
by Cfamily
I’m Too Nice to My Husband chistian familyhusband

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I walked into the conversation pretty confident because I had already worked so hard to refine the words I use. We were talking about gossip (not me), slander (not me), and then all of

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Last post August 19, 2015, 07:01:05 PM
by Cfamily
The Heresy of Love chistian familygod is love

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A heresy is any teaching or belief that stands against what is clearly stated in the Bible. John warned against heresies that denied the deity of Jesus or proclaimed another way to the Father aside fr

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Last post August 19, 2015, 01:52:56 PM
by TJ
When Conflict Hits Your Ministry chistian familyministry

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Something happens when I worship, listen to a sermon, study the Bible, and pray in the presence of others: I feel a profound centering at my core

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Last post August 17, 2015, 09:53:34 AM
by Rose Anna
Halfway to Heaven chistian familyheaven

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One day I skipped school (oops!) with my dear friend, Tracey. However, rather than getting into trouble or engaging in some type of destructive behavior, Tracey and I took our delinquent selves to the

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Last post August 17, 2015, 09:03:33 AM
by Seeker
God Blesses the 9 to 5 Workers chistian family workers

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They want to feel excited and purposeful when they head to the office on Monday mornings. And who wouldn’t? A sense of purpose is a powerful motivator, and it’s something I think God built

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Last post August 15, 2015, 07:00:55 PM
by Cfamily
My Husband Isn't My Best Friend chistian familyhusband

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In fact, putting the expectations of best friends, steamy lovers, and perfect co-parents all in one relationship can end up hurting your marriage by making it seem subpar.</p><br /><p>In fact, putting

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Last post August 13, 2015, 07:01:51 PM
by Cfamily
Being Right chistian familydoes not give you the right to do your man wrong

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It used to drive my mother crazy when I was a teenager. Even though I knew it might get me extra consequences, I continued to talk and argue, even after my mom told me she

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Last post August 12, 2015, 07:01:27 PM
by Cfamily
3 Things You Should Know About Marriage chistian familyabout marriage

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My husband, Jerry, and I both readily admit that we had a tough second year of marriage. The lines of communication were disjointed and fractured.

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Last post August 11, 2015, 07:02:18 PM
by Cfamily
Your Past Does Not Define You chistian familyyour past

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They hated him so much they wanted him dead. Older and stronger than him, they abducted him.

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Last post August 10, 2015, 07:08:25 PM
by Cfamily
What Not to Say to Single Women in the Church chistian familysingle women

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This woman apparently thought 25 was pushing spinsterhood. Thank goodness her husband rescued her before she hit 26, accumulated 12 cats, and retreated to her apartment to

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Last post August 09, 2015, 07:06:01 PM
by Cfamily
Brave Enough to Be Bare-Faced? chistian familybare-faced

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The thing is, children are so savvy. They pick up on body language, facial nuances, inflection, and they overhear conversations not meant for their sweet little ears,&rdquo; one woman observed.

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Last post August 09, 2015, 04:24:15 PM
by Seeker
The Aftermath of Abuse chistian familyabuse

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I grew up hungry for attention, primarily because my father and brother seemed so emotionally unavailable after the sudden death of my 8-year-old sister when I was only 4 years old. As puberty approac

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Last post August 08, 2015, 07:06:01 PM
by Cfamily
Why Controlling Women Kill chistian familyrelationships

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Why Controlling Women Kill Relationships

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Last post August 06, 2015, 07:01:26 PM
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Why Controlling Women Kill Relationships chistian familyrelationships

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The best way to disguise control is through the art of manipulation. When we are manipulative, the people around us may not be aware that they are being controlled. In fact, we might not even realize

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Last post August 05, 2015, 07:09:41 PM
by Cfamily
Desperate for a Break? chistian familybreaks

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in my life when I want to bolt. The hard conversations, the moments I come to the end of myself in a leadership situation when I don&rsquo;t have the answers. The moments when I face criticism and se

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Last post August 04, 2015, 08:25:30 PM
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