Category: Relationships

7 Myths About Forgiveness

By Shane Pruitt This topic is covered in depth in my new book: 9 Common Lies Christians BelieveOne of the scariest verses in all of Scripture has to be Matthew 6:14 – 15, where…

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The Danger of Bypassing Your Emotions

Have you ever stuffed your emotions because you thought they couldn’t be trusted? I did, for most of my young adult life. In fact, I stuffed my emotions because I thought it…

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The Question of Pain

No one has ever asked me directly. But over the last eight years since my son died, I have often contemplated whether I—if given the opportunity—would erase the pain. If I had…

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Saying “No Thanks” to Political Correctness

Often, it seems that Christians must choose between: a) political incorrectness—which can turn into a stance against secular culture (truth-without-grace), and b) political correctness—which can turn into a capitulation to secular culture (grace-without-truth). I don’t like either of these…

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Predetermined Praise

One of the things I believe each of us must do daily is to choose our attitude. If you don’t choose it, your day will choose it for you. I’ve lived on…

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Sex, Scripture, and Modern Times

Among those who identify as Christian, there is current an ongoing debate—and in some cases deep disagreement, confusion, misunderstanding, and even mischaracterization and slander between tribes around the subject of sex and…

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Grace, Mercy, and Peace

I was speaking to someone recently about the old computer operating system DOS. I remember as a kid learning how to write programs for DOS. We were taught to increase each command…

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Should I Be Allowed to Check My Spouse’s Phone?

? By: Dave Willis Recently I received a message through my Facebook page from a wife struggling with a very common issue in modern marriages. To paraphrase her message, she said, “My husband always has his cell phone…

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Grief with Good Theology

Grief with Good Theology “God, I know you’re not mean, but it feels like it today.” My wife, Sarah, and I were sitting—devastated—in the car outside our doctor’s office. My wife’s blunt…

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I Sin Every Day!

“I sin every day in thought, word, and deed.” The very words made me cringe. The person who said these words to me was not really bragging about their sin, just merely…

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